WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - The Multicultural Awareness Group of Lycoming College held its 16th
annual International Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Jane
Schultz Room. More than 120 people were in attendance.
theme was â€œSpread Love Around the World.â€ As guests entered the room, they were
given a paper heart that they could write a message on and post on the wall.
Students from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Chile, China, Estonia, Germany, Mexico,
Saudi Arabia, the United States and Vietnam hosted the dinner, with the
guidance of Jean Wool, executive assistant for student affairs and MAG adviser.
As a tradition,
international students and foreign faculties prepared dishes from their
countries. A silent auction was held and raised $140, with half the proceeds
benefiting â€œA Dime for a Meal,â€ a charity program that raises money to provide
food and cooking services for Vietnamese children. Retiring College president
Dr. James Douthat and retiring music professor Dr. Fred Thayer were honored by
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