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July 24, 2024 8:50 am

WCC hosting International Festival April 6

GOLDSBORO — All are invited to an International Festival at Wayne Community College. The event is set for 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Thursday, April 6. Activities will be held in spaces on the first floor of the Wayne Learning Center (building with flag poles in front) and outside the building, weather permitting.

Throughout the day, there will be country posters and displays, a “Music Walk,” international trivia with international candy prizes, information on programs at the college, including Global Scholars, Multicultural Club, English as a Second Language, Language Teaching, and Study Abroad and performances and presentations including classic Mexican music, Latino dance, Bollywood dance, Samba dance and dances from WCC English Language Learners’ native countries. Some of the dance groups will also provide instruction to audience members.

Check www.waynecc/events/international-festival for the schedule.

“The people of Wayne Community College are very diverse. This event will give students and employees the opportunity to show their pride in their cultures and native countries,” said Brandie Pavon, an English as a Second Language instructor and chair of the college’s Cultural Diversity/Global Education Task Force. “We invite the community to come to the campus on April 6 and have fun with us while they learn.”

The festival is free and open to the public. The event will be provided by the Cultural Diversity/Global Education Task Force and the college’s Student Multicultural Club. Contacts for the festival are Pavon (919-739-6909 or and Bethanie Lister (919-739-6862 or

— From Wayne Community College Public Information