Sixteen Countries Represented at UNOH’s 16th Annual International Day

Posted on Friday, May 01, 2015

The University of Northwestern Ohio is hosting the 16th Annual International Day on Thursday, May 21st, in the UNOH Event Center from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m..  This year’s International Day theme is “Bringing the World to Lima” and features a large involvement of students with multiple countries being represented.  This event is FREE and open to the public.

Professors Philip McMurry, Chip Welch, Mark Putnam, Bonnie Leonhardt, Joseph Lynch, and Tony Iturbe Briceno will be working with students from the Multicultural Perspectives, International Business, The History of England and Scotland, Global Issues and Management, International Marketing, and the Travel & Tourism courses. Students in these classes will present displays about Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Netherlands, Scotland, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Venezuela, and Wales. 

Each country’s display will provide different perspectives of culture depending on the focus of each course which may include historical items, arts & crafts, music, currently, trade information, laws that affect trade & business, and unique cuisine.  Some of the activities available at the UNOH International Day include music, salsa lessons, “Discover What Your Name Looks Like in Russian”, native games and more!

This year, UNOH has been home to 94 students from 30 different countries.  Their home countries are: Argentina, Australia, Barbados, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Columbia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, New Zealand, Netherlands, Panama, Russia, Salvador, Serbia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe.

Category: Campus & Community

Keywords: International Day

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