Blue Ridge Community College will hold its annual Discover Diversity Week March 12-15 at both the Henderson and Transylvania County campus locations.

BRCC’s Discover Diversity Week is a series of events to promote awareness of diversity and a greater understanding of global issues. Ms. Wheelchair USA Madeline Delp will headline the week’s activities by speaking on March 15, preceded by the popular food tasting and film festival events.

Discover Diversity Week will kick off at the Transylvania County campus in Brevard with activities beginning at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 12.

Events at the Henderson County campus begin Tuesday, March 13 with the eighth annual International Food Tasting, offering dishes from all over the world. The food tasting will run from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Killian Building Student Center. There is a $5 admission for this event, which is open to the public.

Discover Diversity Week will continue Wednesday, March 14 with the 4x4 International Film Festival, celebrating four short films from different regions of the world around a central theme with time in between for audience discussion. The film festival, held in Room 150 of the Patton Building from 12:30 to 2 p.m., is free and open to the public.