Tasty Honduran Treats Featured in Upcoming Holcombe Global Series

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Discover Honduras during this month's Holcombe Global Series.

The presentation starts at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, in Holcombe Hall's living room.

Cristian Posadas, an international student from Honduras, will present on his culture, focusing on the country's history, traditions and food.

"It's going to be a fun time learning about the heart of the American continent. There will be food samples, trivia with little prizes and more! Just a warning though...you might fall in love with it," Posadas said.

Honduras is a Central American country bordered by the Caribbean Sea on the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south. This country holds the Copán Mayan ruins which have fully intact hieroglyphics, a source of much knowledge of Mayan history today.

Come and discover Honduras. The night will end with tres leches for a birthday celebration as well as samples of catrachas and baleadas, two Honduran dishes.

This event is open to all within the university community. Attendees are encouraged to bring friends and engage with the presenters after the presentation.

Prior countries featured in the Global Series this academic year include India, Japan, Australia, Denmark, Tunisia, Mexico, Russia, Jordan and Moldova.

About the Holcombe Global Series. The Holcombe Global Series focuses on new countries each month and gives international students at the University of Arkansas the opportunity to showcase their home country. American students are also invited to share their study abroad experiences. The series is presented by International Students and Scholars and University Housing. Follow us on Facebook.

About University Housing. University Housing is a department within the Division of Student Affairs serving a residential community of around 5,700 on-campus students. More than 200 students find employment opportunities with University Housing each year. We offer educational programs that support the success of students and services that help students focus on academics at the University of Arkansas. Living on campus starts with a housing contract.

Contacts

Tess Constant, graduate assistant
University Housing
479-575-3951, constant@uark.edu

Christopher Spencer, assistant director of strategic communications
University Housing
479-575-5084, cjspence@uark.edu

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