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.
Thirty-nine countries were represented by students proudly
carrying a flag representing 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
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.
Pictured left: Mariam Abdallah representing Palestine
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
Pictured right, Ballet Folklorico members: Gladys Guevara-Salmeron, Marbella Ordaz, Esmeralda
Rodriguez, and Araceli Gutierrez-Barajas