The International Student Association (ISA) and Center for International Programs and Services (CIPS) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University invites the public to its annual International Festival on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.The event will be held in the Embry-Riddle Activity Center located on Dobberteen Drive.
Attendees will be given a “Passport” which will allow them to sample foods from a variety of countries, prepared and served by Embry-Riddle students from various nations around the world. There is no cost for the Passport, but donations will be accepted to offset the cost of food.
In addition to the opportunity to taste a variety of international foods, the event offers activities and information about other countries and cultures as well as examples of the native clothing and music from various countries. There will be entertainment and activities provided by numerous student and community groups.
Approximately 200 international students from 35 countries attend Embry-Riddle. The International Student Association and the Center for International Programs and Services sponsors the International Festival to encourage cultural exchange between international students and the campus community and the Tri-City area.
WHAT: Annual International Festival at Embry-Riddle
WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 24, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
WHERE: Embry-Riddle Activity Center (directional signs will be posted on campus)
COST: Free, but donations accepted to offset food cost
EVENT CONTACT: DeeAnn Resk, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Prescott, Ariz.; (928) 777-6646; RESKD@erau.edu.
About Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 80 baccalaureate, master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts & Sciences, Aviation, Business, Engineering and Security & Intelligence. Embry-Riddle educates students at residential campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz.; online; and through the Worldwide Campus with more than 125 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The university is a major research center, seeking solutions to real-world problems in partnership with the aerospace industry, other universities and government agencies. For more information, visit www.embryriddle.edu, follow us on Twitter (@EmbryRiddle) and facebook.com/EmbryRiddleUniversity, and find expert videos at YouTube.com/EmbryRiddleUniv. For more about the Prescott Campus, follow on Twitter at @ERAU_Prescott and atfacebook.com/ERAUPrescott.