Schedule of Activities

Friday, August 22, 2014

9–10 a.m. Breakfast

10 a.m.–12 p.m. Bafa Bafa: A Diplomatic Approach to Race, Culture, and Ethnicity

12–1 p.m. Lunch

1:30–3:30 p.m. Clergy from different religious backgrounds discuss the core values of their faiths, what unites us globally, and the myths and misinformation that sometimes divide us.

4–5:30 p.m. An architectural and historical tour of Detroit that explores the efforts to revitalize the city and the contribution LTU students are making.

6–8 p.m. Dinner in Detroit’s Greektown


Saturday, August 23, 2014

9–10 a.m. Breakfast

10 a.m.–12 p.m. In baseball and soccer, issues of race, nationality, and religion are as important as the competition on the field. Baseball, like America, has been impacted by the battle for civil rights. Learn about Jackie Robinson and the Negro League’s influence on American culture. Soccer, often called “The World’s Game,” has inspired revolutions, started wars, and sparked peace. Why does soccer have the ability to affect so many people?

12–1 p.m. Lunch and travel to Van Hoosen Farm

1–2:30 p.m. Vintage baseball: Rochester Grangers vs. Greenfield Village Lah De Dahs

3 p.m. Men’s Soccer vs. Cleary University

Complimentary hot dogs, chips, and beverages

5–6:30 p.m. Chicago softball: Everyone swings the bat and plays the game


Sunday, August 24, 2014

10 a.m. Interfaith Service

10:30–11:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast

12 p.m. Reception for the Honorable Carl Levin

12:30 p.m. Convocation and Key Ceremony

Presentation of the Global Citizen’s Award to Senator Carl Levin