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PHOTOS: International Education Week showcases student diversity

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For a week in November local flavor took a backseat as the college’s international students celebrated PCC’s multiculturalism with the Fifth Annual International Education Week. At each of the three comprehensive campuses around the Portland metro area, PCC hosted fairs and speakers who discussed what life is like abroad.

A student from Congo (left) introduced many people, young and old, to the culture of her country during the International Student Showcase.

Asian countries like Thailand (above photo) and Japan (below) were well represented by students who not only provided food and showed off cultural items, but also donned native dress.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »


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