Tri-C Westshore explores Hispanic customs

Westshore Campus

The Westshore Campus of Cuyahoga Community College will explore the vibrant Hispanic culture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, as part of its Learning for Life lecture series.

The free program will examine Hispanic customs through dance, music, language and culinary traditions while addressing how cultural misconceptions can affect relationships and communities. The session will be led by Alia Almashni, who works with Northeast Ohio businesses and organizations to teach cultural understanding. Almashni grew up in Puerto Rico and has taught Spanish at Tri-C since 2010.

The program will be held in room 112 of Westshore Campus, located at 31001 Clemens Road in Westlake. No registration is required. For more information, contact Bhavna Thakkar at 216-987-5803 or

Westshore Campus dedicated this year’s lecture series to cultural compassion and understanding. Visit for a schedule of upcoming events.

John Horton

Media Relations Manager at Cuyahoga Community College

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