University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota

Culture Corps

Types of Projects
Information for students

Culture Corps projects

Here are some types of successful Culture Corps projects:

  • Global Issues: Some students have created policy issue forums on topics, such as: the Asian technology boom, sustainable development, and Latin¬†¬† American issues.
  • Culture Sharing: Students have created presentations about their culture, such as: Japanese pop culture, gay culture, tea ceremonies, ink painting, origami, flower arranging, Malaysian traditional games and calligraphy.
  • Dancing: Students taught their favorite style of dance, such as: salsa, belly dancing, flamenco, Indian traditional dancing, and Korean mask dances.
  • Music: Students produced: radio shows on Latin American musicians. And created presentations on the history of Brazilian music
  • Language Teaching: Students helped teach their native language in conjunction with a language department on campus.
  • Leadership Development: leadership workshops, and student programming with ISSS.