International Salute

Music‚ food and native dress from all over the world brightened the campus on Oct. 17 for the “International Salute to President Siegel.”

Georgia (Oct 19, 2005) — Music‚ food and native dress from all over the world brightened the campus on Oct. 17 for the “International Salute to President Siegel.”

The celebration‚ hosted by the Institute for Global Initiatives‚ was held in honor of Dr. Betty L. Siegel as she prepares to step down from the presidency.

Attendees sampled Greek‚ Chinese‚ Mexican and Polish cuisine as well as enjoyed folk songs‚ dances and other performances by students.

Approximately 1‚500 international students attend the university and 70 international faculty teach here. In addition‚ 350 students study abroad each year.

The Program of Africa and African Diaspora Studies‚ Office of International Services and Programs‚ China Research Center‚ and the Center for the Development of Asian Students are all components of the Institute for Global Initiatives.




 

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