January 26, 2015

Promoting Dominican Culture at the Catholic University of America (CUA)

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Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and the Department of Cultural Affairs of the Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Washington, D.C. will be representing the Dominican Republic at the Catholic University of America (CUA)’s annual Open House & Embassy Exhibit during their International Week.

The event will take place on Friday, January 30, 2015 at CUA’s campus. This is the fourth year for this annual event that brings together embassies and the CUA community.

GFDD and the Embassy of the Dominican Republic will exhibit beautiful aerial photos from the book “New Perspectives: Dominican Republic,” published by GFDD, as well as promotional material on all of GFDD’s initiatives aiming to increase collaboration between the Dominican Republic and the United States, especially the internship and academic exchange programs InteRDom, Global Dominican American Exchange (GDAE) and the Fellows Program. During the exhibit, GFDD staff will answer questions and discuss programs with students and faculty of CUA.

The Catholic University of America, founded in 1887 by the U.S. Catholic bishops with the support of Pope Leo XIII, is the national university of the Catholic Church in the United States. Established as a graduate research center, the University began offering undergraduate education in 1904 and today is home to 13 academic schools and 21 research facilities.  CUA’s diverse student population includes students from over 90 different countries.

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