​Campus plans to celebrate cultural heritages

Grand Valley State University will host a number of events in celebration of the Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage from January 29 to March 21.

Festivities and events, which are hosted in part by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, begin with the Asian New Year Festival from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 29 in the Kirkhof Center’s Grand River Room.

In addition to the festival for the New Year, other events include a discussion relating Orientalism to particular hit television shows, a workshop involving topics such as immigration and health care as well as a presentation by Presidential Medal of Honor recipient Fred T. Korematsu.

For more information on dates and times for the events, go to www.gvsu.edu/oma.