(Above) Dancers perform “The Impression of the Lotus,” a traditional dance at the Chinese Students and Scholars Association’s 2014 China Night.
The night is one of more than a dozen cultural festivals being held this year at St. Cloud State. The festivals, which feature dance, dress and foods of cultures across the world, are one way the university is providing a transformative educational experience for students to help prepare them to be global citizens at home, at work and in their communities. More than 1,000 students from 90-plus nations attend St. Cloud State, and these festivals give them an opportunity to share elements of their culture with the campus community.