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Feb. 28, 2012
 
HCC hosts International Day & Food Tasting event for fifth year
 
WELDON, N.C. – Halifax Community College (HCC) held its fifth annual International Day & Food Tasting event Feb. 23 as part of 2012 Lyceum Series of Special Events. An estimated 250 people attended the event, and there were more than 30 food contributors.

Prior to the food tasting, guests were treated to a cultural awareness panel discussion. Panelists included:
  • School of Business Chair/Business Administration Program Head Lateef Balogun (native of Nigeria)
  • HCC Student Bouke Bylsma (native of South Africa)
  • Early Childhood Instructor Sithah Campbell (native of Malaysia)
  • Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning Dr. Edwin Imasuen (native of Nigeria)
  • Information Systems Technologies Department Chair/Computer Information Systems Instructor Emmanuel Obi (native of Nigeria)
  • Community member Haydee Vives (native of Puerto Rico)

Featured foods gave guests a taste of multiple cultures:
  • Entrees included: Arroz Con Gondules, Arroz Con Pollo, curry chicken, chicken and rice, specialty pizzas, Cajun fried turkey, barbecued and traditional pigs’ feet, baked ziti with meat sauce, barbecue, Brunswick stew, meatballs, chitterlings, hog jaws, Boston butt with white bread and hot sauce, and oven-fried chicken breasts.
  • Side dishes and vegetables included: chicken fried rice, shrimp fried rice, butter beans, sausage dip, collard greens and potato salad.
  • Desserts included: Scottish shortbread, banana pudding, carrot cake and coconut pies. Pepsi products will be the featured beverage.
For more information on the 2012 HCC Lyceum Series of Special Events, visit http://www.halifaxcc.edu/lyceum/. To receive notifications of HCC events and events held at The Centre, visit http://halifaxcc.edu/getevents.htm.
 
HCC hosts International Day & Food Tasting event for fifth year
Photo cutline: Prior to the food tasting, guests were treated to a cultural awareness panel discussion; seated from left, School of Business Chair/Business Administration Program Head Lateef Balogun, HCC student Bouke Bylsma, Early Childhood Instructor Sithah Campbell, Director of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning Dr. Edwin Imasuen, Information Systems Technologies Department Chair/Computer Information Systems Instructor Emmanuel Obi and community member Haydee Vives.
 
HCC hosts International Day & Food Tasting event for fifth year
Photo cutline: Halifax Community College held its fifth annual International Day & Food Tasting event Feb. 23 as part of 2012 Lyceum Series of Special Events. There were more than 30 food contributors for this year’s event.
 
 
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Halifax Community College strives to meet the diverse needs of our community by providing high-quality, accessible and affordable education and services for a rapidly changing and globally competitive marketplace.
 
Primary Media Contact: Melanie Temple, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, templem@halifaxcc.edu, 252-538-4319

Secondary Media Contact: Linnie S. Carter, Ph.D., APR, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Halifax Community College and Executive Director of the Halifax Community College Foundation Inc., carterl@halifaxcc.edu, 252-536-7239