Intercultural Center Events

First Forward Workshop
September 19, 2013 • Bethany Lutheran College
First Forward programs are geared towards students who are among the first in their families to attend college. The goal is to serve as a resource for students by helping them smoothly and successfully transition from high school to college life and beyond. 
September 28, 2013 • Owatonna, Minnesota
Owatonna unites music and dance talents, ethnic foods, authentic merchandise and activities for all ages to enrich its visitors with a Multi-Cultural experience. This is a FREE event that is fun for everyone! Sign up to volunteer in the BLC activity tent for children's PASSPORT PROGRAM.
Finding Your Glasses
October 26, 2013 - 7 p.m. • Bethany Lutheran College
Justin Jones-Fosu leads you on the journey of Finding Your Glasses! Students will uncover the core values that provide a foundation to achieve their vision. This exploration will aide them in setting and achieving authentic goals. Justin’s Clarifying Cycle of Success™ model, paired with the 6 Basic Lenses of Success™, will prepare students for successfully accomplishing their academic, career and life visions..
Negro Spirituals / Ella Sheppard
February 10, 2014 • Bethany Lutheran College
Ella Sheppard was a former slave and a founding member of the Fisk University Jubilee singers, the first group to sing publicly the songs of their ancestors: Negro Spirituals.  Ella Sheppard traveled with the Jubilee Singers for eleven years as a soprano, piano accompanist and Assistant Director. She was admired for her musical talent, her quiet, and her confident style of leadership. (Performance and portrayal by Joanna Maddox)
The Deaf Duckling
March 31, 2014 • Bethany Lutheran College

This unique performance cleverly intertwines a familiar fairy tale with the story of a deaf child born into a hearing family. The program offers a warm and insightful look at how one family is able to bridge deaf and hearing cultures, and will be performed simultaneously in English and inAmerican Sign Language. (Performed by Mixed Blood Theatre)