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International Coordinating Council

International Coordinating Council

Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506 

Events Organized by ICC

International Student Orientation Programs

August 18, 2016 Ice Cream Social 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

August 20, 2016 Welcome Picnic 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

At the beginning of spring and fall semester, ICC helps with an orientation to new international students to help them get acclimated to a new environment. ICC provides new students with information about the opportunities in Manhattan and at Kansas State University while assisting with housing and transportation. 

ICC hosts welcome events that include a picnic, ice cream social, and pizza party. The welcome events serve as a great opportunity for Americans and current international students to meet new friends from around the world and share helpful information.

White Night

September 16, 2016 at the ISC 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join the domestic and international community in a fun filled night in dancing and socializing with music from around the world.  

International Championships

October 2 - October 9, 2016

Through collaboration with Recreation Services at K-State, ICC coordinates a week long series of sporting competitions to celebrate cultural understanding and sensitivity through sports. It is a great opportunity to promote cultural understanding between domestic and international students. By playing on teams, people from different backgrounds celebrate friendship. 

International Food Festival

November 13, 2016 Jardine Frith Community Center

With representation from over 8 countries, ICC organized an international food festival that showcased cuisines from around the world. International students volunteered their time to prepare some of their traditional foods to share with others. Through food, people of all nationalities joined together to learn and exchange culture. 

International Week

ICC is the annual host of International Week. Every spring semester, ICC works in collaboration with various International Student Organizations to create a week of celebration and display of music, dance, fashion and culture around the world. Events and activities include: 

  • Cultural Exhibition 
  • Dance Lessons 
  • Talent Show 
  • International Movies 
  • Fashion Show 
  • Parade and Game Day
  • Panel Discussion

Spring 2017 International Week April 2-9, 2017

We had a very successful International Week here at K-State. Check out our YouTube video created by a fantastic ICC Officer!

Friends of ICC we sincerely thank you so much for all of your support and assistance during International Week. Last week was a wonderful and successful week of events! We couldn't have done it without you. 

International Coordinating Council wants to specifically thank all of the student organizations that participated in 2013 International Week. They are listed below:

Africa Student Union, Besitos, Chinese Student and Scholars Union, Colombian Association of KSU, Ecuadorian Student Association, Egyptian Student Association, India Student Association, Iranian Graduate Student Association, Japanese Student Association, Japanese Yosakoi Dance Club, Korean Student Association, KSU Swing and Salsa Club, Malaysian Student Association, Nepalese Student Association, Philippine Student Association, Sun Yi Taekwondo Academy, Thai Student Association, The Saudi Club, and the Vietnamese Student Association.

And all other international students and friends from the countries listed below that participated in International Week: Afghanistan, Armenia, Bangladesh, Botswana, Cameroon, Canada, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Jordan, Mexico, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, Rwanda, Spain, Sri Lanka , Turkey, and the United States

We want to also thank the K-STATE UNION, PEPSI, SGA , UPC, and the "home of international students"-International Students and Scholars Services. All of the organizations and individuals that provided us support and assistance during this fun and exciting week we thank you! 2013 International Week successfully presented one of most culturally diverse groups at Kansas State University –International Students. 

Learning Trips

With the aim of sharing the cultural and historical areas of Kansas, ICC organizes learning trips for international students. Past trips have included Konza Prairie and nearby cities.