Tag: International Student Organization

Ramapo’s ISO hosts annual ‘Light the Night’ celebration

The International Student Organization (ISO) hosted the fifth annual “Light the Night,” their Diwali and Tihar celebration on Nov. 17. The celebration was full of lights, stunning traditional dance performances, singing, music and mouth-watering South Asian cuisine that all captured the essence of the festival. “This event celebrates my favorite […]

ISO fosters community during Dashain celebration

The International Students Organization (ISO) transformed the York Room in Birch Mansion into a hub of Nepali culture to celebrate Dashain on Tuesday. The Hindu religious festival is a staple of Nepali and Indian culture, and both foreign exchange students and U.S.-based Roadrunners flocked to celebrate. “I’m Hindu, so this […]

Ramapo Welcomes Increase in International Students

Photo courtesy of the Roukema Center On Aug. 31 2016, Ramapo welcomed 37 international freshmen and exchange students from 14 countries. The number of international students and the number of countries represented rose by five and three respectively than that for the class of 2019. Why is it that Ramapo […]