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Tuesday, May 20, 2014 8:03 PM

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LIMA — The University of Northwestern Ohio is hosting the 15th annual International Day in the UNOH Event Center from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. May 29.

This year’s International Day features a large involvement of students with multiple countries being represented. This event is free and open to the public.

Professors Mark Putnam, Chip Welch, AJ Templeton and Philip McMurry will work with students from the Multicultural Perspectives, International Business, The History of England and Scotland and the Travel & Tourism courses. Students in these classes will present displays about Belize, Brazil, Cayman Islands, Colombia, Cozumel, Croatia, England, France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Scotland, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Venezuela and Wales.

The International Business class will be prepared to discuss the process of exporting from countries like Columbia, Spain, Croatia and Brazil to the United States, while identifying trends and policies that impact our country.

This year, UNOH has been home to 79 students from 24 different countries. Their home countries are: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Columbia, Croatia, Dominican Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Serbia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Trinidad and Tobago, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Venezuela and Zimbabwe. Some of the international students are participating in International Day as part of the International Student Association and talking to fellow students and faculty about their home countries.

Each country’s display will provide different perspectives of culture, depending on the focus of the course, which may include historical items, arts and crafts, music, currency, trade information, laws that affect trade and business and unique cuisine.

 

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