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october, 2022

15oct11:00 am2:00 pmCulture Fest | International Week 2022 @ International Cultural Center @ 11am

Event Details

Office of International Affairs – Texas Tech University
International Culture Center
601 Indiana Avenue

Saturday, October 15th
11am – 2pm

Have you ever wanted to taste the spices of India? Smell the sweet smells of South Asian street foods? Watch the flowing of a calligraphy brush as it strokes a piece of rice paper? Then we have the opportunity for you to travel the world while staying in Lubbock…
Culture Fest is our largest event of the Fall. An event where the many cultures of Texas Tech comes together to share what makes them unique.
Join us on October 15th as we invite our various international student organizations, language departments, and other multicultural groups to share the different aspects of their cultures, through music, food, live performances and arts and crafts.
Visit our website for more information!


Sunday, October 9th – Saturday, October 15th

International Week has a 20-year history that began as a joint initiative of the US Department of Education and the US Department of State and is now celebrated in more than 100 countries across the globe. International Week allows the community to celebrate many of the cultures that make up our campus and to learn more about the opportunities for greater global literacy.

For 2022 the Office of International Affairs is delighted to host several events in celebration of International Week at Texas Tech University.


Sunday, October 9
National Ranching Heritage Center
International Scholars Session
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Anderson Room
National Ranching Heritage Center

The Office of International Affairs will host an event with International Scholars to inform them of our services, answer any questions, and explore ways OIA can better serve them during their time on campus and in Lubbock.

This event will be held at the National Ranching Heritage Center. International Scholars and their families will have the chance to tour the outdoor historical park.


Monday, October 10
From Here It’s Possible
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

SUB North Plaza

From our international faculty, staff, and students to our Study Abroad programs, the Texas Tech Community represents countries from across the globe. Come join us at the North {Plaza (outside the SUB) to mark your place on the world map, and help kick-off International Week!


Tuesday, October 11
Open House, Tuesday, October 11
Open House
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
International Cultural Center

All faculty and staff are invited to attend the International Affairs Annual Open House from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the International Cultural Center (ICC).

Enjoy international cuisine from local restaurants and tour the art exhibit featured in the galleries of the ICC.


Wednesday, October 12
New Faculty Orientation at TLPDC
9:00 – 10:00 AM

Study Abroad Webinar with Parent & Family Relations
12:00 PM

My Hometown/Study Abroad Reception
5:00 – 6:30 PM at the International Cultural Center

See the world through the photographs of our Study Abroad students and International Scholars. The exhibit of 65 photos is on display at the International Cultural Center and the award winners will be announced at the reception.


Thursday, October 13
Fulbright Logo
Costa Rican Fulbright Association Visit to TTU

Distinguished founding board members of the Costa Rican Fulbright Association, President Guillermo Barquero Chacon, and board members Evelyn and Hellen Aguilar-Murillo, will be visiting TTU as part of the International Affairs-International Week Events. Guillermo is a Fulbrighter and a Political Scientist from the University of Costa Rica. He is a well-known international political analyst who has written for many years about different political and international Latin American issues and has a vast experience on international education and intercultural events worldwide. Evelyn and Hellen, Fulbrighters and twin sisters, are co-owners of Grupo Idiomática de San José, a Costa Rican based language company founded in 1992. They are creative, communicative, multilingual, and skilled linguists (Spanish, English, Portuguese) with more than 25 years of teaching and translating experience at multinational companies, international and local NGOs, universities and serving as cultural and multilingual advisors to U.S. Ambassadors in Costa Rica.


Friday, October 14
9-10:30 AM
Fulbright Costa Rica Association Meeting
International Cultural Center, Room 105

International Affairs invites you to join our three distinguished guests, founding members of the Costa Rica Fulbright Association, President Guillermo Barquero Chacon, and board members Evelyn and Hellen Aguilar-Murillo to explore and discuss Fulbright opportunities, and benefits of Fulbright diverse awards for scholars at Texas Tech.

Please RSVP at Fulbright Informational Session


Saturday, October 15
International Cultural Center Building

Culture Fest
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
International Cultural Center

Join us on October 15th as we invite our various international student organizations, language departments, and other multicultural groups to share different aspect of their cultures, through music, food, arts and crafts and live performances. Visit the webpage to learn more! – Culture Fest


(Saturday) 11:00 am - 2:00 pm


International Cultural Center (ICC)

601 Indiana Avenue, Lubbock Texas