Dr. Gilmour, President, Wilkes University Wilkes-Barre, PA, Dr. Gilmour opened the dedication of the flag exhibit and the Inauguration Day event
Dr. Maria Suarez, Special Assistant to the President for Multicultural and Community Affairs
Dr. Gary Gordon, Assistant Professor Sidhu School of Business, Dr. Gordon spoke about the 6 nation flag
Dr. Godlove Fonjweng, Director of the Center for Global Education and Diversity, Dr. Simon and two students demonstrate traditional Cameroon rhythms.
Dr. Phil Simon Music instructor
Students wrote "Welcome" in their native languages
The large Polish community around Wilkes was represented by members of the community. The Library boasts a Polish room full of artifacts.
Dr. Gilmour writes for the Scottish flag.
Marcie Riebe, center, Assistant Director from the Center for Global Education and Diversity
The flags of 60 nations or cultural groups hang around the open area of the Henry student Center.
Mrs. Gilmour writes welcome.
The choir closes the ceremony singing America the Beautiful, 'American, America, God shed His grace on thee, and crown thy good with brotherhood, from sea to shinging sea."
A large enthusiastic audience, many dressed in native costumes, attended and participated in the event.
Rabbi Teluskin, sets the stage for his lecture, "Words that hurt, words that heal" at a Meet and Greet in the Savitz Multicultural Lounge.
Dr. Gilmour, Essie Davidowitz, and members of the Wilkes administration, open the reception of the Inauguration of the Center of Global Education and Diversity which is located in the Max Roth Center.
Dr. Gilmour welcomes the large crowd
Mrs. Davidowitz cuts the ribbon
President Gilmour, Mrs. Florence Fonjweng, Dr. Godlove Fonjweng
Brandon Ice, Associate Director for Diversity Initiatives, Center for Global Education and Diversity
Kimberly Niezgoda, Assisant Director for the Intensive English Program, Center for Global Education and Diversity
Dr. Reynold Verret, Provost, and Dr. Godlove Fonjweng
Mrs. Florence Fonjweng and Georgia Costalas, Associate Director of Global Education
Mrs. Balsamo (Colombian), Mario Rodriguez (Honduras) and ?