December 23, 2015

At the end of the international week Russian club at UCF, ( Alla Kourova is an adviser) held their fourth annual event. A performance of the “Nutcracker” – courtesy of the Russian Ballet of Orlando. This performance brought awareness to the Russian language, culture classes and Russian club at UCF. It also served to raise money for two courses: Ukrainian Down Syndrome organization and Study Abroad summer program in Russia. It has successfully raised more than $3000, surpassing previous years.

Additionally, the Russian club sponsored Russian tea hour with Dr. Kourova which is a monthly event where the students discuss certain aspects of Russian culture. It also provided students with the opportunity to attend a presentation about various scholarships, such as Fulbright, Boren and Critical Language programs.