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Muslim Student Association presents Juan Galvan

March 20, 2006

KALAMAZOO--Western Michigan University's Muslim Students Association presents its semiannual dinner program Friday, March 24, beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Bernhard Center Ballroom. The program is free and open to the public, but reservations are required by Tuesday, March 21.

The program is includes a buffet-style dinner, featuring multicultural cuisine; an exhibition, featuring artifacts from around the world; and a presentation by guest speaker Juan Galvan, a Latino-American Muslim from Texas. Galvan's address is titled "Many Races, One Faith: Diversity and Tolerance in Islam."

The purpose of the MSA-sponsored semiannual dinner programs is to promote positive dialogue and discourse among members of the campus and local communities and to foster greater multicultural understanding.

To register, visit MSA online at www.rso.wmich.edu/msa. Limited seating is available, and MSA's programs frequently draw capacity crowds. Those who register after all seats are reserved will be added to a waiting list.

Media contact: Thom Myers, (269) 387-8400, thom.myers@wmich.edu

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