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​College Celebrates International Day

Students from all over the world participated in the celebration that was held for the first time in the new amphitheater between the Cravens Student Services Center and the Communication buildings.

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Thirty-nine countries were represented by students proudly carrying a flag representiInt Day 1.jpgng their home country. Christina Delgado, Director of the COD International Education Program, read a description of the flag, what the designs signify, and provided a little history about each flag. 

Pictured right: Omozogie Asiruwa an international student from Nigeria  

Cultural entertainment was provided by Casa Do Samba and Ballet Folklorico, a sampling of food from the various countries and a few displays where cultural information was available. Many students dressed in traditional clothing adding to the colorful event.Int Day 2.jpg

Pictured left:  Mariam Abdallah representing Palestine












Recently a video of the program was produced. Here is a link to the video to learn more about the program and the students’ experience while attending COD.  

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Pictured right, Ballet Folklorico members:  Gladys Guevara-Salmeron, Marbella Ordaz, Esmeralda Rodriguez, and Araceli Gutierrez-Barajas