SUSK invites you to the 55th National Congress & Banquet
in Edmonton, Alberta
May 9-12, 2013
55th National CongressThe University of Alberta Ukrainian Students’ Society (USS) is hosting its umbrella organization SUSK: the Ukrainian Canadian Student’s Union, from May 9-12, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta for the 55th NATIONAL SUSK CONGRESS. Approximately one hundred delegates, who are Ukrainian students at universities across Canada, will be attending this four-day conference to be held at the Matrix Hotel in downtown Edmonton.
USS and SUSK would like to offer Canada’s Ukrainian Community the opportunity to be a part of our 55th National SUSK Congress this spring. This year, the SUSK Congress will focus on the theme: “SUSK FUELS THE FUTURE,” which challenges Ukrainian Canadian youth to spearhead the next decade of Ukrainian Canadian youth leadership and involvement in Canada and Ukraine.
SUSK urges students as well as parents, grandparents, and friends of Ukrainian-Canadian youth community to encourage students to take part in this important Congress. As the national student organization comprised of Ukrainian Student Organizations at post-secondary institutions across Canada, SUSK’s mandate is to advocate concerns relevant to Ukrainian Canadian students. Some of the highlights and benefits of attending the Congress include:
*Creating connections with students and leaders from across Canada *Ukrainian Folk Dance Workshop *The Amazing Race: Edmonton Edition *Case Competition focusing on a real-life issue on the brink of change, with a cash grand prize! *Speaker sessions, seminars, workshops, and SUSK swag *SUSK Alumni Reunion Banquet and Zabava on May 11th, 2013
We invite you to visit the SUSK Congress website, www.SUSKCongress.ca to preview our program for the weekend. Although it is a students’ Congress, the community is welcome to attend as observers. The registration fee for delegates and observers is $150.00. Register online now!
SUSK Congress Alumni Reunion Banquet and Zabava
Additionally, we would also like to extend an invitation to the entire Ukrainian Community to attend the SUSK Congress Alumni Reunion Banquet and Zabava held on Saturday, May 11th, 2013. This Banquet is a great opportunity for alumni of Ukrainian student organizations to reunite, share memories, and connect with the next generation of leaders in our community. Held at the Matrix Hotel Main Quartz Ballroom in downtown Edmonton, the event commences with a reception followed by dinner and a keynote address. Entertainment includes Euphoria band for the Zabava. Concurrently, Ukrainian-Canadian artist Iryna Karpenko will be painting live on location, and that painting will be available for purchase the same evening.