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Culture Committee

The Culture Committee gives all students the opportunity to share information concerning our various diverse and distinct cultures and heritages. You will have a chance to research, plan, and present cultural, educational, and historical projects, including:

  • Black History Month
  • Poetry Slams
  • Miss International Pageant
  • Culture Week
  • Kwanzaa
  • DJ Battles/Cyphers
  • Fashion shows
  • Educational forums
  • Street Ball Kings Basketball Tournaments

The Culture Committee strives to enlighten both the campus and the community of their roles in U.S. society. Meetings are held in the UPC office in Room 157 of the Student Union every other Tuesday at 4:00 pm, beginning Sep. 12, 2017.

Two examples from spring semester 2017:


The Culture Committee of the University Program Council (UPC) presents Zumba-Fest on Tuesday, February 21st at 6:00pm in the Student Union Ballroom.  Come out and join us!


The  Culture Committee  of the University Program Council (UPC) presents Ragin' Carnival on Thursday, March 30th at 11:00 a.m. in the Student Union Ballroom. Come out and celebrate Lagniappe Day 2017 and get some great laughs from professional comedians! Please remember to bring your UL Lafayette student ID!