PRESTONSBURG – The Office of Cultural Diversity at Big Sandy Community and Technical College held its first-ever International Day on November 17 and 19 on the Prestonsburg and Pikeville campuses.
The two-day event featured a presentation by Librarian William Bowman, who lived in Japan, on Japanese etiquette. During the November 17 event in Prestonsburg, Gina Rosita, an adult education specialist at BSCTC, made sushi and egg rolls for participants.
On November 19, Andy Lin, of the Peking and Hibachi in Pikeville, held a sushi demonstration. The Immanuel Baptist Church of Pikeville provided a Taste of Italy.
“It was great to provide a platform for our students to explore other cultures,” said Tina Terry, director of cultural diversity at BSCTC. “We are very thankful to our employees and community members who made this possible.”
To learn more about diversity programs at BSCTC, contact Terry at (606) 886-7374 or email [email protected]