International Festival Set for April 6 - Wayne Community College | Goldsboro, NC `

International Festival Set for April 6

March 30, 2023

All are invited to an International Festival at Wayne Community College next week.

The event is set for 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Thursday, April 6. Activities will be held in spaces on the first floor of the Wayne Learning Center (building with flag poles in front) and outside the building, weather permitting.

Throughout the day, there will be
* Country posters and displays,
* A “Music Walk,”
* International trivia with international candy prizes,
* Information on programs at the college, including Global Scholars, Multicultural Club, English as a Second Language, Language Teaching, and Study Abroad, and
* Performances and presentations including classic Mexican music, Latino dance, Bollywood dance, Samba dance, and dances from WCC English Language Learners’ native countries. Some of the dance groups will also provide instruction to audience members.

Check this webpage for the performance and presentation schedule.

“The people of Wayne Community College are very diverse. This event will give students and employees the opportunity to show their pride in their cultures and native countries,” said Brandie Pavon, an English as a Second Language instructor and chair of the college’s Cultural Diversity/Global Education Task Force. “We invite the community to come to the campus on April 6 and have fun with us while they learn.”

The festival is free and open to the public.

The event will be provided by the Cultural Diversity/Global Education Task Force and the college’s Student Multicultural Club.

Contacts for the festival are Pavon (919-739-6909 oriemail) and Bethanie Lister (919-739-6862 oriemail).

WCC encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. Anyone needing accommodation or having questions about access should contact the college’s accessibility counselor at 919-739-6729 oriemail.

Wayne Community College is a public, learning-centered institution with an open-door admission policy located in Goldsboro, N.C. As it works to develop a highly skilled and competitive workforce, the college serves 10,000 individuals annually as well as businesses, industry, and community organizations with high quality, affordable, accessible learning opportunities, including more than 165 college credit programs. WCC’s mission is to meet the educational, training, and cultural needs of the communities it serves.