America’s Role as a ‘Melting Pot’ Highlighted at U.S. Cultural Month Opening

Consular Officer Melanie Smith delivered opening remarks about the concept of the American Dream, the Melting Pot, individualism, and business innovation during opening remarks for Jiaotong University’s American Cultural month, which was attended by over 200 students and faculty.  The event, which was attended by several high level university officials, featured student-led celebrations of American dance and music. The month long event will feature American movie screenings, discussions, and lectures designed to introduce students and the local community to different facets of American life.