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April 5, 2017

SVSU gives local 5th graders a ‘Passport to the World’

‌Saginaw Valley State University's English Language Program will share international experiences with local grade school students International student face painting a 5th grade student.during the “Passport to the World” event Friday, April 7.

Fifth grade students from Carrollton Public Schools will interact with SVSU international students during activities that are designed to give children a glimpse of global knowledge and cultures. Planned events include reprisals of acts performed during SVSU's Intercultural Night earlier this semester. Throughout the day, SVSU students will practice their growing English language skills with native speakers.

This year, the event also will provide the elementary students with a tour of the Marshall Fredericks Sculpture Museum, a literacy program at SVSU's Zahnow Library, food in the Marketplace at Doan cafeteria, and a sample of different physical exercises, under the guidance of SVSU fitness volunteers.

SVSU has hosted Passport to the World for more than ten years.