Celebrating Diversity with Food, Dance, and Song


The Office of International Relations will be hosting an event in celebration of cultural diversity on Friday, March 21, from 4 to 7 p.m., in the Liguori Center.

This year's event coincides with the Kurdish New Year (Newroz). People from several other countries also celebrate the holiday. The celebration will include ethnic food, beverages, music and Kurdish dance. President Sister Anne Munley, IHM, Ph.D. will speak at the gathering.

Several federal, state and local officials are expected at the event along with Marywood Board President, Attorney Marion Munley and Karwan Zebari, Kurdish Representative to the United States. Dr. Ali Saeed, the Kurdish Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research will present a video greeting.

Watch Dr. Ali Saeed's message to Marywood University

For further information, please contact Dr. Alexander Dawoody, Associate Professor of Administrative Studies, Fulbright Core Scholar, Fulbright Specialist Scholar, and President of the Association for Middle Eastern Public Policy and Administration (AMEPPA), at adawoody@marywood.edu.