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Philippine Nationality Room opens doors to public

The Filipino American Association of Pittsburgh’s reynas prepare to enter the Cathedral of Learning Commons Room on Sunday.

By Martha Layne, For The Pitt News

June 12, 2019

Upbeat instrumental music filtered through the Cathedral of Learning Sunday as ceremonial dancers twirled and spun in traditional outfits, celebrating the opening of the new Philippine Nationality Room.

Philippine Nationality Room highlights need for diversity

The Philippine Nationality room, currently under construction, will join the three existing East Asian heritage room. (Photo by Jon Kunitsky | Staff Photographer)

By Grace McGinness, For The Pitt News

August 29, 2018

The Philippine Nationality room is an important step in diversifying the Nationality Rooms, 20 of which represent white European countries.

Holiday open house features plans for new Nationality Room

The Filipino American Association of Pittsburgh performs a traditional Filipino dance in the Cathedral of Learning during the Nationality Rooms Holiday Open House Sunday afternoon. (Photo by Elise Lavallee | Contributing Editor)

By Elise Lavallee, Contributing Editor

December 4, 2017

Adorned with Christmas decorations, filled with the aroma of food and ringing with music and conversation, the Cathedral’s atmosphere matched that of a holiday bazaar. The Nationality Room and Intercultural Exchange Programs hosted their 26th annual Holiday Open House Sunday from noon to 4 p.m....

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