International Event on November 28


Posted: Nov 26, 2018

Travel to Colombia and Slovakia without leaving Surry County during the Passport Event hosted by Scholars of Global Distinction at Surry Community College. 

The event will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 28 in the Auditorium (A-121) on the Dobson campus. At 12:30 p.m., Maria Luisa Saldarriaga Osorio, SCC Reference Librarian, will make a presentation on her country of birth, Colombia, and then at 2 p.m., Dr. Maria Kriska, Biology Instructor at SCC, will make a presentation on her country of birth, Slovakia.

The Scholars of Global Distinction is a new program open to all students. Scholars complete 15 credits of globally intensive courses, attend eight “passport” events, complete an immersion program, and deliver a capstone presentation. Participation in the program fosters increased global awareness and skills to compete in globally diverse world. 

For more information about the event or Scholars of Global Distinction, contact Sarah Wright at or (336) 386-3439.

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