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Subject: ISL Weekly Announcements for the Week of August 19, 2002
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A Note from the International Student Life (ISL) Office:
Welcome back everyone! International Student Life hopes that you all
had a wonderful summer. We have had approximately 263 new students
check-in this fall. Please help us welcome the new international
students by attending the first Coffee Hour of the semester this Friday,
ISL sends this listserv to all interested students and community members
once a week, detailing information concerning international events on
campus as well as important immigration announcements. We welcome your
comments and suggestions for the listserv and hope you enjoy hearing
from us once a week.
Happy studying and again, welcome back!
International Student Life Events
1. Campus Coffee Hour
2. Become a Global Friend Mentor
Office of International Education Announcements
l. Automatic Visa Revalidation
Other UGA Announcements
1. Job Seekers!
2. Accent Reduction
3. At Home and Abroad: Japan and Japonisme
4. Bunzlauer Style: German Pottery
International Student Life events
1. Campus Coffee Hour Returns! Coffee Hour is an ISL event held every
Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Memorial Hall Ballroom. The
event introduces students, faculty and staff to national and
international music and cultures as well as to international cuisine.
Coffee Hour is hosted by different International Organizations, UGA
student organizations, UGA Departments and Community Groups. Meet
interesting people from around the World! Enjoy American and Ethnic
foods! Spend time with ISL! Sip Coffee or drink lemonade! There is
NO charge for this event. The first Coffee Hour of the semester will
occur on Friday, August 23, and is sponsored by the International
Student Life Office and the World Ambassadors. We hope to see you
2. Do you get enjoy meeting, greeting and helping people? Then the
Global Friends Peer Mentor program might just be for you. Global
Friends is an organization that helps new international students become
more acclimated to UGA and the Athens Community. For more information
contact the International Student Life Office at 542-5867 or
Office of International Education Announcements
All students and scholars in F or J status should be aware that the rule
governing Automatic Visa Revalidation has been canceled. In the past F
and J visa holders have been allowed to go to Canada, Mexico and islands
adjacent to the U.S. with an expired visa and allowed to re-enter the
U.S. if their visit was for less than 30 days. This is no longer
possible. DO NOT LEAVE THE U.S. WITH AN EXPIRED VISA WITHOUT
CONSULTING YOUR ADVISOR IN THE OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION. For
questions please contact OIE at email@example.com.
Other University Events
1. August 23, 2002. Campus Employment Fair. Sponsored by the UGA Career
Center. Job fair for UGA students interested in part-time employment on
campus. Great opportunity for UGA departments needing part-time help.
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Georgia Hall, Tate Student Center. Contact: Ronnie
Swoopes, 542-8829 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Register for a class in accent reduction. Sponsored by the American
Language Program. Class in accent reduction and oral communication
skills will be Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 4 through Nov. 27, 7 - 9
PM, in the Georgia Center. For more information or to register call
542-4095. Through Wednesday, September 4, 2002.
3. Exhibition: At Home and Abroad: Japan and Japonisme. Sponsored by
the Georgia Museum of Art. Features a selection of Japanese prints by
artists like Hokusai and Hiroshige, alongside European and American
paintings and prints by Whistler, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Mary Cassatt,
among others, that reveal the lasting impact of Japanese culture on
printmaking and the decorative arts. Through Sunday, October 6, 2002.
Georgia Museum of Art. Contact: 542-4662.
4. Exhibition: Bunzlauer Style: German Pottery from Jugendstil to Art
Deco. Sponsored by the Georgia Museum of Art. This ware takes its name
from the primary center of its production, the Silesian town of Bunzlau,
now the Polish town of Bolestawiec. Through a selection of functional
pottery including plates, bowls, pitchers, and vases from a private
American collection, this exhibition presents the history of Bunzlauer
pottery, focusing on how it reflects changing design principles in early
20th-century Germany. Through Sunday, October 6, 2002. Georgia Museum of
Art. Contact: 542-4662 .
International Student Life
Department of Student Activities
210 Memorial Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-3108
Coordinator, Leigh Poole
Student Affairs Counselor, Ana Bonfante-Bossak
Administrative Secretary, Jackie Minus
Graduate Student Assistant, Jeongyi Lee