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January 12, 2012

SIU Med School Sponsors Ethnic Heritage Day for Chinese Culture

An Ethnic Heritage Day celebration featuring Chinese culture will be held Tuesday, January 24, at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. The event will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in the Pearson Museum (second floor) of the School’s main building at 801 N. Rutledge St., Springfield.

The program includes a presentation about the Chinese New Year by Dr. Haojiang Huang, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychiatry at SIU. 

There also will be cultural displays as well as tasting of Chinese foods.

Ethnic Heritage Day celebrations are held regularly to share information about various ethnic cultures. The events are organized by the SIU Diversity, Multicultural and Minority Affairs office. For more information, contact Debby Kassube at 545-7334 weekdays.