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Celebrating Diversity at the Dental School: Bridge Builders 2013

Members of the Indian table at Bridge Builders.

May  17, 2013

Each Spring the Dugoni School family comes together for Bridge Builders, one of the most anticipated and festive events of the year. Bridge Builders celebrates cultural diversity at the dental school and gives students, faculty and staff a chance to share their cultures, backgrounds and ethnicities with others.

This year more than 25 different themed tables were hosted at the Bridge Builders event on May 15. Volunteer participants prepared food, drinks, decorations and entertainment to represent their native country, ethnicity or region. The event was organized by Dr. Jignesh Parmar, a member of the International Dental Studies (IDS) Class of 2014 and the class' American Student Dental Association (ASDA) representative.

Bridge Builders is sponsored by Pacific’s ASDA Chapter and the Associated Student Body, and tables are funded in part by the school. Participants also generously donate their own funds and time to host tables.

Category Type: Special Events

Contact:  Office of Public Relations, 415.929.6434, pr@pacific.edu