Run for Refugees: 5k Run/Walk to support Immigrants and Refugees

In a year of multiple global refugee crises — including in Afghanistan and Ukraine — Middle Eastern Cultural Programs has teamed up with Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services (IRIS) to organize a UConn-specific version of their annual Run for Refugees. The run will be taking place on the Storrs campus on April 9th, 2022 at 3:30pm, […]

Nowruz 2022

The Middle Eastern Cultural Programs invite you to celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year! Nowruz is celebrated on the Spring equinox. It has been a day of great celebration throughout Iranian history; it is mankind’s oldest known holiday and is still celebrated by more than 300 million people around the world. It celebrates the triumph of […]