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Black History Month 2012
Spring Festival of Cultures 2011
The student’s Spring Cultural Planning Committee and the College Diversity Committee at The Medical College of Wisconsin hosted the first annual ‘Festival of Cultures’. This was a 3-day event which students, faculty and staff were encouraged to participate in the following activities:
Day 1, March 22nd - Cultural Market and educational programs
As part of the Festival of Cultures, the first afternoon was devoted to a ‘Cultural Market’. Students, faculty and staff were encouraged to prepare a booth to display the diversity of a region, country or cultural activity.
USBR participated in this event and displayed clothing items, artwork and music, mainly from countries that are represented by students in our organization.
The countries that were represented were USA, Nigeria, Cameroon, Jamaica, Morocco, Spain, Egypt and Zimbabwe. The booth also featured a poster showing the location of each country, and also the country’s flag.
Day 2, March 23rd - Quiz Bowl
Students, faculty, and staff were encouraged to assemble teams to compete in the Cultural Quiz Bowl which featured trivia from history, geography, sports, the arts, pop culture from different countries and regions.
Day 3, March 24th - Fashion Show and Festival of Cultures Apparel Day (campus wide)
This day was dedicated to displaying cultural diversity by wearing cultural apparel appropriate for work. Students also hosted a fashion and talent show committed to ethnic and cultural diversity where students, faculty and staff models showcased traditional clothing and accessories, from many different countries and regions.