by jamesc 4/7/2014 12:20:25 PM --
Diego Rubio, Bogata, Columbia, (center) spreads caramel on sweet milk cheese for Philip Herman, Norfolk, at Northeast Community College’s 11th Annual Culture Show at the Lifelong Learning Center on the Norfolk campus. Angelica Fonseca, Yopal, Colombia, is to the right of Rubio.
In addition to delicacies from their countries, members of Northeast’s International Student Association sang national anthems, performed dances, took part in a fashion show, and conducted an origami demonstration, among other activities. Northeast currently has 50 international students from 19 different countries including Australia, Bahamas, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Colombia, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Denmark, Ethiopia, France, The Gambia, Ghana, Japan, Kenya, Malawi, Mongolia, Nigeria, South Korea, Vietnam, and Zambia. This does not include many students on campus who have resident status, but are from other countries.