Pfeiffer University News
International Fair draws a crowd
- Published on Friday, November 09, 2012 ( 11:32 am )
Today's International Fairâ€”which featured food, traditional costumes, photos and experts from countries as far and wide as Greece, Colombia, Korea, Thailand, Scotland, Germany, Russia and moreâ€”attracted more than 100 students and faculty and staff members from Pfeiffer's Misenheimer and Charlotte campuses
The event, designed to promote international and study abroad programs as well as provide a way to actively appreciate the diversity among Pfeiffer students and staff, prompted enthusiastic response from those who participated. Comments ranged from â€œThe food is awesome,â€ to â€œI'm so glad to be able to share my experience studying in Europe.â€
The International Fair took place during Pfeiffer's weekly cultural hour on Friday morning. Students who participated received cultural credit when their event â€œpassportâ€ was stamped at 10 different booths. It was organized by Rebecca Hraczo, coordinator, International Student/Scholar Programs, and Dr. Philip â€“Wingeier-Rayo, associate professor of Religion.