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For Immediate Release


Globalization & Diversity Committee Sponsors Speaker Series

The Globalization and Diversity Committee is proud to sponsor a series of public speakers who have international experience or a global perspective.

On Fri., Oct. 22, Adrian Rice and The Belfast Boys from Ireland will perform from noon until 1:45 pm in the CVCC Auditorium. Rice is a member of CVCC’s adjunct faculty. He will perform with his musically gifted companion Alyn Mearns. Rice will also share photographs of his native Ireland and address some issues related to its historical and political unrest as well as past and contemporary cultural conflicts.

On Tues., Nov. 16, Jeannie Vang will present “Escape from Laos” from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in the CVCC Auditorium. A CVCC student, Vang will share the experiences of her family's journey from their home in Laos to Thailand as a refugee, and to their final destination in the United States.     

For more information, visit the Globalization & Diversity Committee’s web page at


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