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Illinois College celebrates diversity with Multicultural Festival


The sixth annual Illinois College Multicultural Festival will be held on Friday, April 11, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center.

Students, faculty, staff and members of the surrounding community will offer informative displays, music and food from more than 20 cultures from 6 to 7:30 p.m. An entertainment section featuring a fashion show and talent performances will follow from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

This event, sponsored by the Coalition for Ethnic Awareness, is free and open to the public. For more information contact Phuong Nguyen at or Josephine Oshiafi at
About Illinois College

Founded in 1829, Illinois College is a residential liberal arts college fostering academic excellence rooted in opportunities for experiential learning while preparing students for lifelong success. The college is located in Jacksonville, Ill. With an enrollment of about 1,000 students, the college offers over 50 undergraduate programs and a Master of Arts in Education degree program. In 1932 the society of Phi Beta Kappa established a chapter at Illinois College, and it remains one of only 11 in the state.

Illinois College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

Visit or call 217-245-3467 for more information.

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