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Annual food expo introduces students to international cuisine

The International Club at the University of Southern Indiana will host the annual International Food Expo from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, February 17 in Carter Hall, University Center West.

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

February 11, 2020

USI’s International Club and Center for International Programs are hosting their annual International Food Expo at 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on Feb. 14 in Carter Hall. The food expo is a chance for international students to share the customs and cuisine from their home countries with the USI community and publ...

‘We are the ambassadors’

'We are the ambassadors'

Jasmine Myers, Staff Writer

February 20, 2018

Jordan Auker Countries in the shape of footprints lined the way to the Food Expo located in Carter Hall to offer a chance to share cultural diversity with students at USI. The Food Expo allows international students to share their food, clothing, music and entertainment. Entertainment included ...

Far from familiar: International flavors

Sandra Sanabria, a junior international studies major, shares a dish from Paraguay, her home country during the International Food Expo Friday in Carter Hall.

Megan Thorne, Features Editor

February 24, 2016

In this weekly series, The Shield revisited Sandrita Sanabria, a junior international studies major from Paraguay, to see what it was like to represent her country at the International Food Expo.

Students expand “taste bud horizons”

Representing India, Britee Piya, a sophomore biology major, and Mario Jaiswal, a senior computer information systems major, pass out buttered chicken to guests at the International Food Expo Friday in Carter Hall.

Megan Thorne, Features Editor

February 20, 2016

This year’s annual International Food Expo featured 22 countries Friday at Carter Hall. The students cooked common foods from their countries Thursday night to prep for the expo, which featured a fashion show, food, music and entertainment.

Expo to feature global cuisine

Alejandro Medina, a senior engineering major, makes food at the Venezuelan booth with Giselle Fernandez, a senior geology major and Raul Camina, a senior engineering major, at the International Food Expo last year.

Nick Leighty, Staff Writer

February 10, 2016

To International Club Vice President Will Sanders, the International Food Expo is the biggest opportunity for people to experience the world.

Food expo attracts fans from all over

Bradie Gray

February 25, 2015

The International Food Expo proved to be a hit, once again. Carter Hall was filled to the brim Friday as international club members, students and faculty alike lined up for worldly treats and entertainment. International Club President Giselle Fernandez said she expected that outcome from the ex...

Food Expo to represent 24 countries

Bradie Gray

February 10, 2015

Giselle Fernandez, International Club President, said she thinks of the annual International Food Expo as her “baby.” Fernandez, junior biology and geology double major, has been involved with the expo since 2012 and is now planning it for the first time. “It’s definitely getting bigger....

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