Lake Michigan College to celebrate International Education Week

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. -- Lake Michigan College is celebrating International Education Week at their Benton Harbor campus.

The college is inviting the public to come take part in tasting global cuisines as well as sit in on presentations by international guests.

Lake Michigan College has planned a week of international events for the first week of April.

On Tuesday, April 2, Mexico City-based chef Eliezer Campuzano will share his experiences cooking as well as advice on how to make the most out of meals with the family.

After his presentation, Lake Michigan College students will offer guests an assortment of international cuisine.

Tuesday’s event will take place in the Todd Center, room 1304 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

An international pot luck will be held on Wednesday, April 3 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

The college community will gather to celebrate and learn from the international students.

Lake Michigan College currently has 42 international students enrolled.

The pot luck will take place in the Hawk’s Nest of the Main Building.

On Thursday, April 4 the college will feature a presentation by criminal attorney and global advocate, Vasundhra Sharma.

Sharma has helped implement foster care services in Asia and has been an ally for the future of India’s foster care system.

She will present, “Finding a Way Home: Pathway Out of Institutional Care.”

The presentation will take place in the Todd Center, room 1413 at 2 p.m.

According to Lake Michigan College, their mission includes a charge to develop an international perspective that prepares students and develops employees and community members for a world economy and global citizenship.

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