diners in cafeteria holding Chinese foodPaolo Vasapolli (centre) thanks students Wilma Huang, Chong Yi, Qingheng Yu and Yuqin Zou for making the Marketplace observance of Chinese new year a success.

Chinese menu a hit with Marketplace diners

Patrons of the Marketplace in the CAW Student Centre flocked to the Homestyle station Thursday to enjoy Chinese dishes in celebration of the lunar new year, which starts today.

“The food has been a big hit,” said server Vanessa Stevens-Blaise. “Our cooks did a great job.”

Business student Wilma Huang agreed as she bought a plate full of steamed dumplings: “Just like home.”

Windsor’s Italian community funds student scholarships

The Canadian Italian Business and Professional Association presented UWindsor president Alan Wildeman with donations totalling $170,000 at its general assembly Tuesday.

The monies will endow two scholarships – the CIBPA Windsor Scholarship Fund and the CIBPA Dr. Sergio Marchionne Scholarship Fund each received $25,000. The remaining $120,000 went to the Italian Studies Legecy Fund to support efforts to create a chair in Italian studies.