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Armstrong State University to Celebrate Symposium on India Nov. 2-4

(October 27, 2016) – Armstrong State University will celebrate the Symposium on India from Wednesday, Nov. 2 through Friday, Nov. 4, in conjunction with Armstrong’s International Education, International Student Organization and the Criminal Justice, Social & Political Science Departments. The Honorable Consul General of India Nagesh Singh will be a guest lecturer for three events.

All events will take place at Armstrong’s main campus at 11935 Abercorn St., and are free and open to the public.

The 2016 Symposium on India schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, Nov. 2: 12-1 p.m.
International Café—India
Ashmore Hall 119

International students share traditions from their home country with food, dances and stories.

Wednesday, Nov. 2: 6-8 p.m.
Court Film Screening
Solms Hall 108

A compelling look at India’s institutional justice system, Court tells the story of a folk singer undergoing investigation after a man commits suicide supposedly due to the singer’s song.

Thursday, Nov. 3: 7-8 p.m.
Consul General Lecture: “Enhancing Indo-American Relations”
Student Union Ballroom A

Join us for a fascinating lecture from the Consul General of India as he discusses the history surrounding Indo-American Relations, as well as how to improve those relations.

Friday, Nov. 4: 12-1 p.m.
Consul General Discussion: “Why Study Abroad in Asia/India?”
University Hall 158

As part of a general discussion, the Consul General of India will join us again in discussing the values of studying abroad in Asia/India. A brown bag lunch will be provided.

Friday, Nov. 4: 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Diwali Festival of Lights
Student Union Residential Plaza

Join us for a traditional Indian celebration with lights, giveaways and food!

For additional information on International Education, please visit or contact Sara Nobles at (912)344-3128 or

Yair Muñoz

“Armstrong’s commitment to respect diversity and to support high standards of performance creates the perfect atmosphere for the development of any student.”

Yair Muñoz
Class of 2015
Hidalgo, Mexico