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International Day

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Virtual International Day 2021 - Open to Students & Alumni
2-4:30 p.m. Friday, March 26
Via Zoom
Online RSVP
For more information, contact the Class of 2024: uhcop2024@gmail.com

Due to virtual format, the traditional International Day fund-raising for the P1 Pharm.D. Class through food and beverage sales has been replaced with a Raffle Drawing this year for a chance to win a JBL Flip 5 Bluetooth Speaker, Emerald 5.2L Digital Airfryer, or One-Month Membership Vouchers to Houston Badminton Center. To purchase raffle tickets for $3/ticket, Place Order before 5:00 p.m. Thursday, March 25. 

2:00-2:05 PM International Day Welcome & Schedule Overview
2:05-2:35 PM Break-out Room Session 1 Opening & Activity
2:35-3:05 PM Break-out Room Session 2 Opening & Activity
3:05-3:15 PM Break
3:15-3:30 PM Group Kahoot
3:30-4:00 PM Online Dance Show
4:00-4:05 PM Mr./Mrs. Worldwide Voting Results & Raffle Winners
4:05-4:30 PM Audience Debrief, Improvement Survey & Closing Remarks
Break-out Room Session 1 Topics Karaoke Room A Mr. Worldwide Online Craft Workshop: Craft A Cooking Workshop: Food A Game Show A
Break-out Room Session 2 Topics Karaoke Room B Mrs. Worldwide Online Craft Workshop: Craft B Cooking Workshop: Food B Game Show B

About International Day

Launched in 1992 by the Pharm.D. Class of 1995, the International Day festival is organized and hosted by the First Year Class of students in the college's Pharm.D. program.

The student-run event celebrates the rich cultural heritage represented within the College of Pharmacy, with free entertainment in the form of:

  • Live musical, dance, athletic and other performances by UHCOP students;
  • A fashion show featuring students and faculty in traditional dress worn by cultures from around the globe; and
  • Other fun and games ranging from a limbo contest to jalapeno and pie eating contests (separate contests, BTW).

In addition, the event serves as a fund-raiser for the First Year Class, with proceeds from previous classes used for donations to charitable organizations and/or purchase of textbooks or other materials for the entire class.