First Annual Cultural Celebration Series.
Featuring performances by:
Entre Flamenco Santa Fe
And the talents of
local chefs in a paella cookoff
An evening, immersed in Spanish culture, cuisine, wine, music, and dancing, overlooking one of West Texas’ favorite vineyards.
Thanks to all the wonderful sponsors that recently made the Flamenco Nights an amazing event!
Edward E, Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering
Aim Bank, Caprock Foundation, Diekemper Fam Foundation, 100 Black Men of West Texas, Blue Star Endowment, Caprock Home Health, Lubbock Chamber of Commerce, South Plains College, Roger Wolcott, M.D.
Aim Bank Mortgage, Mr. & Mrs. Jorge Brothers & Dr. & Mrs. Bachar Al-Alami, Wayland Baptist University
Mr. & Mrs. Drew and Jennifer Baker
Chef Bo Hurley, Texas Tech Club
The first Annual Golf For Global Understanding
was a HUGE success! Thanks to our sponsors and all the teams that participated and help fundraise for such a worthy cause.
South Plains College - Presenting Sponsor
Caprock Home Health,
Wayland Baptist University
Aim Bank, People's Bank
Potbelly's Sandwich Shop, Joel Casler, DDS, Lubbock Primary Care, Pita Pit
Spare Feet Storage, Lubbock National Bank
Trust Point, SouthWest Bank
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Meet and Mingle
Center for Global Understanding hosted our first annual Meet and Mingle reception at the Texas Tech Club. The night's events included special performances by students from the Texas Tech School of Music for whom CGU provided Study Abroad scholarships for them to study opera and Italian in Italy.
Thanks to all who came out to learn more about what we do and the impact we're making on the community and citizens of West Texas!
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Joe Scarborough, Carl Isett, Calvin Davis, Barbara Gilley, Bobby McCloud, Gulrez Khan, Roshan Bhakta, Roger Wolcott
100 BLACK MEN OF WEST TEXAS
CGU was honored to serve as the Platinum Sponsor for the 24th Annual 100 Black Men of West Texas’ Annual Scholarship Gala which was held on January 26, 2019 at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center at Texas Tech. A portion of CGU’s sponsorship will be used to fund college scholarships to local high school seniors.
The local chapter of the 100 is one of the 117 global chapters of the 100 Black Men of America. In addition to providing scholarships, serving as mentors, and providing educational services to youth of all cultural backgrounds, the 100 advocates for health and wellness, economic development, and leadership development.
4th Annual Texas Tech Ambassadors Forum
On March 4, 2019, the Center co-sponsored and attended the 4th Annual Texas Tech Ambassadors Forum at the International Cultural Center. The event featured a panel discussion entitled Nationalism and World Crises: A Discussion of America’s Role in International Affairs. The commentary was provided by American Academy of Diplomacy President and former US Ambassador Ron Neumann, former Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, Ms. Catherine Novelli, former US Ambassador Michael Polt, and former US Ambassador Frank Almaguer. The Center was responsible for bringing this prestigious program to Lubbock and Texas Tech with the first forum being held in April 2016.
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