Campus hosts Flavors of the World

For Immediate Release: Sept. 16, 2013

BLOOMSBURG— Bloomsburg University’s Office of Multicultural Affairs will offer an international taste test at its Flavors of the World event at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the Multicultural Center in the Kehr Union. It is free and open to the public.

Flavors of the World

Co-sponsored by student organization DASL, which stands for Developing Ambitious Student Leaders, the event aims to bring the community together to celebrate and learn about other cultures through music and food, said Madelyn Rodriguez, director of Multicultural Affairs. A variety of international foods will be featured from local ethnic eateries and BU student chefs. Cultures represented will include Italian, Thai, Mexican and Polish.

The Ewabo Calypso Band will perform reggae and Latin music during the event. Their music, which emphasizes the steel drum, includes both international and contemporary selections. The band members also will share stories about the Caribbean culture.

For information on Flavors of the World, contact Rodriguez at or (570) 389-4510.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. BU serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.