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OJC Press Release ID: 2990


Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Lunch and Learn on Portugal

 

The Otero Junior College International Relations Organization will host a Lunch and Learn on Jan. 23 at 12:15 in the Learning Commons. The presentation will feature students from Portugalwho will share information about their native country, Portugal. Presenters include sophomores, Diogo Santos and Gonçalo Costa, and freshmen, Martim Camacho and Tiago Cordeiro. Costa, Camacho, and Cordeiro are from the capital, Lisbon, while Santos is from a little further south, Setubal. The students are members of the OJC Men’s Soccer team and business majors.

According to Chellie Wallace, OJC international relations director, “This is a great opportunity to learn about the students, their cultures and traditions, and show your support.”

There is no charge for this event and everyone is welcome. Lunch is not served, but guests are encouraged to bring their lunch or purchase something from the Venom Pit. Black tea, from Portugal, will be available to try.

The Lunch and Learn program is a part of the International Speakers Bureau, International Relations Organization, and Learning Commons International Lunch and Learn series. They were established to provide an introduction to the cultures that make up the international community by featuring students from different corners of the globe. Students share their experiences and cultures and the audience gets the inside track about their countries, cultures, and place. Future programs this semester will be held on Feb. 12, March 13, and April 2 with countries to be announced.

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The Otero Junior College International Relations Organization will host a Lunch and Learn on Jan. 23 that will feature students from Portugal. Program presenters will include (l-r); Diogo Santos, Martim Camacho, Tiago Cordeiro and Gonçalo Costa. This will be the first of four Lunch and Learns this semester.







 

 

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