Night of Champions will take place starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 1, in the NSU Student Center. The fundraiser event will be hosted by the Deng Foundation and the NSU Office of International Programs. All proceeds raised will be used by the Deng Foundation to build the first ever medical clinic in Aweil East, South Sudan, where a malaria outbreak is killing people daily. The event schedule is as follows:
5-5:30 p.m.: Dinner
5:30-6:15 p.m.: Keynote speech by William Deng, who left his home and family in South Sudan at age 14, walking for nine days through the jungle to escape civil war and to seek an education for himself.
6:15-6:40 p.m.: Silent auction
6:40-7:10 p.m.: Entertainment
Night of Champions is open to the public. Tickets are $20 per person or $35 for two and are available at the NSU International Office on the second floor of Lincoln Hall. For tickets or more information, contact Deng at firstname.lastname@example.org or Stacey Schmidt, NSU international student coordinator, at email@example.com.