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Wilson College Muhibbah Club to Host International Dinner on March 5

Posted: February 18, 2011

2/18/2011 Wilson College's international organization, the Muhibbah Club, will host a spring dinner featuring entrees from around the world, on Saturday, March 5, in the Jensen Dining Hall in Lenfest Commons. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: Feb. 18, 2011
CONTACT: Paul Miller, International Student and Scholar Services
Phone: 717-262-2776
Email: paul.miller@wilson.edu

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. – Wilson College's international organization, the Muhibbah Club, will host a spring dinner featuring entrees from around the world, on Saturday, March 5, in the Jensen Dining Hall in Lenfest Commons. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m.

The multicultural, buffet-style meal will consist of seven alluring dishes: spinach triangles from Lebanon; Aloo Pakora, a vegetarian dish from Nepal; BulGoGi, a Korean beef dish; Jollof, a chicken dish from Ghana; Irish stew with beef; Capital Salad, a beef dish from Armenia; and eggrolls from China.

In addition to dinner, the menu will also feature three delicious desserts: mousse au chocolate and banana chocolate from France, along with Pennsylvania Dutch shoofly pie from the United States. Beverages will include a Mexican fruit drink, Mexican Horchata water and coffee.

Following the meal, Wilson's international students will entertain the audience, performing the traditional Korean "fan dance,” an Armenian dance and Indian dance, a piano solo by a Chinese student and a group song.

The public is invited to attend. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Admission is free for children under the age of 6. Reservations are recommended and may be made by contacting club adviser Paul Miller at 717-262-2776 and leaving a message with phone number, name and number of tickets needed.

The word "Muhibbah" means unity among nations. This year's Muhibbah Club co-presidents are Lauriane Massin of France and Dohyun Jo of South Korea.

Wilson's international student population comes from more than a dozen countries, including Nepal, Ghana, South Korea, Ireland, France, China, and Mexico.

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Wilson, which is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church and located in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, offers bachelor’s degrees in 30 fields, teacher certification for college graduates and a master’s degree in education. This year, Wilson enrolled nearly 800 students from 21 states and 13 foreign countries.

Wilson is an independent college with a proud history of educating women since 1869 through rigorous study of the liberal arts and sciences. Today, Wilson’s mission also includes women and men enrolled in adult degree and graduate programs. Guided by its Honor Principle and distinguished by a commitment to transformative student growth, Wilson College prepares all of its graduates for fulfilling lives and professions, ethical leadership and humane stewardship of our communities and our world.

Last Updated: June 30, 2011