This week's announcements from ISL - Improving Student Life.
International Student Life and Related Events
1. Tea Talk
2. Tales by Moonlight
3. Ghoul's Gala
4. Island Delight Cookout
5. Coffee, ISL and Me
6. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
7. Street Festival Volunteer NEEDED
8. Get Connected!
Office of International Education Events
1. UGA Study, Work and Travel Abroad Fair
Other University Events
1. Noche Latina 2000
2. Learn How To Dance Latin
3. Indian Classical Dance Show
4. International Singers, Instrumentalist and other acts wanted
5. A Closer Look At Taiwan
6. Bananas, Beaches, and Feminists
7. Elegant Salute
8. Dia de los Muertos
9. Korean Film: The Day a Pig Fell
1. 14th Annual Boston Career Forum
International Student Life Events
1. Newest program from the World Ambassadors and ISL - Tea Talk! Come
to the ISL Lounge at 210 Memorial Hall for the first Tea Talk. A great
discussion! Dr. Marion Rice, former Department Head of Social Science
Education will be speaking on issues concerning North and South Korea.
You will have a wonderful time discussing world issues as well as
drinking tea and meeting new people! Tea Talk will be held in the ISL
lounge, 210 Memorial Hall, on Thursday, October 19 at 5:30 pm. Free
Tea! Hope to see you there!
2. The African Student Union proudly presents "Tales by Moonlight".
Tuesday, October 24th, 2000, the reception hall in the Tate Student
Center at 7:00 p.m. There will be lots of dancing, singing,
storytelling, and poetry reading. If you you are interested in
performing at this wonderful event, please feel free to contact Odufa @
316-3624 or Mfon @ 357-0073.
3. UGA UNICEF presents "Ghoul's Gala" A UNICEF benefit for child
immunization. Tuesday, October 24th, 8 pm -12 am Memorial Hall
Ballroom, Haunted House, Costume Contest, DJ & Dancing, Bash the Piņata,
Bobbing for Apples, free refreshments. Contact [log in to unmask] for more
4. Caribbean Students Association presents "Island Delight Cookout"
Myers Quad, Saturday, October 21st, 12-6 p.m. Entertainment by
Worldwide Crisis. Tickets: $5 purchased in advance only. See CARIBSA
members or call 357-1165 or 546-7556.
5. If you have not had the opportunity to come to Coffee Hour, you have
been missing a treat. This week's Coffee Hour is sponsored by the
American Language Program. The specialty coffee is being sponsored by
Starbucks. As with all ISL Coffee Hours, admission is FREE. Memorial
Hall Ballroom, Friday, October 20, from 11:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
6. Want to spend "A Traditional Thanksgiving" with an American Family?
We have families that have graciously invited you into their homes to
share the spirit of this holiday with you. A space at their table is
waiting for you, contact the ISL office at 542-5867 to reserve your
7. Volunteers, where are you? We want and need your help!
Come help plan the largest and most exciting Street Festival in Athens!
ISL Office is looking for volunteers to serve on committees for the
Third Annual International Street Festival on April 14, 2001. We need
energetic volunteers to help with, advertising, fundraising,
performances, scheduling, and overall coordination of the Festival.
Please remember that the planning stage. Please contact Saehee Chang at
542-5867 if you are interested in volunteering.
9. Don't forget to get Globally Connected! Let ISL help you get
connected with someone from your home country or a foreign country
studying at UGA. With the holidays fast approaching, being connected
with someone from your country might help lift your holiday spirit. Come
by the ISL office and fill out a form at 210 Memorial hall.
Office of International Education Announcements
1. On Tuesday, October 24, 2000, 10:00 am until 3:00 p.m. the OIE will
sponsor the 16th Annual UGA Study, Work, and Travel Abroad Fair in the
Georgia Hall of the Tate Center. Representatives from over 80 study,
work, and travel abroad organizations from around the Globe will be
there to hand out information and answer questions. The cost is free.
For more information contact Deborah Andersen at 542-7903.
Other University Events
1. Noche Latina 2000, Friday, October 20, Georgia Hall -Tate Center:
Tickets $5 students $7 non students doors open at 6:30 p.m. show begins
at 8:00 p.m. sponsored by the Hispanic Student Association.
2. Learn how to Latin Dance, Free. Wednesday, October 18, 6 p.m. - 9
p.m. Club Adinkra, 406 Memorial Hall.
3. Indian Classical Dance Show organized by ASHA will be October 21,
2000 in the Georgia Hall of the Tate Center. Tickets $5 UGA students,
$7 Non-students, tickets are selling fast. Contact Yash (706) 227-6920
or Tim Chendrimada (706) 208-1128.
4. Want to show off your musical and singing talents? Judy Jones, of
the musical singing group, The Classic Singers is looking for
international singers, instrumentalists, and other acts to perform music
from different countries at an upcoming performance! Rehearsals have
already begun, but if you're interested in performing something from
your home country, you can contact her at 548-7664 or
[log in to unmask] The show, Chansons de la Monde (Songs of the World)
will be held at the Georgia Museum of Art Auditorium on November 17, at
5. On Wednesday, October 25, 2000 from 2:00 - 3:30 PM, in Room 137,
Student Center, the Center for Asian Studies, UGA. will sponsor A
CLOSER LOOK at TAIWAN, an insightful introduction to Taiwan by featured
speaker Director General Andrew Kao. Mr. Kao, a native of Taipei,
Taiwan, is Director General of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office
in Atlanta; the office serves as the Republic of China on Taiwan's de
facto consulate general in Southeastern United States. Taiwan has long
been held as a model of economic development and peaceful
democratization in East Asia. Since 1971, however, Taiwan has been
unjustly ostracized from most inter-governmental organizations. Mr. Kao
will address how a small island with scant resources has managed to
achieve economic prosperity and full-fledged democracy; Taiwan's
relations with Mainland China and the United States; and Taiwan's role
in the international arena.
6. October 20, "Bananas, Beaches, and Feminists: UGA women's Studies in
Costa Rica". A panel discussion moderated by Patricia Del Rey,
Director, Women's Studies Program and Coordinator, Costa Rica Study
Abroad Program. Tate Center, Room 140. For more information contact
the Women's Studies Program at 542-2846.
7. Join Friends of the Museum for their biennial fund raiser. Elegant
Salute on Oct. 21st at 7 p.m. This year's gala, chaired by Devereux
Burche, will have an Asian theme, with a gourmet dinner of Eastern
dishes by Lee Epting Catering. After dinner, guests can dance the night
away to the tunes of the Margaret Perrin Orchestra. An exhibition of
recent Asian acquisitions will also be on view. For details and
reservations call Wendy De Vaughn at 542-0437.
8. Join the Museum of Art for their fourth annual celebration of Dia de
los Muertos, a traditional Latin American festival. Participants can
dress up in their Halloween costumes, enjoy folk music and dance by the
Atlanta-=based Grupo Cultura, and make traditional Mexican crafts.
Mexican-inspired refreshments will be served. Oct. 28th 10 a.m. to 12
p.m. at Georgia Museum of Art.
9. Korean Film, Wednesday, October 18, 7:30 p.m. The Day A Pig Fell
into the well. Admission $2 for Friends of the Museum and $3 for the
general public. Call for details. 542-GOMA.
1. The 14th annual Boston Career Forum for Japanese-English speakers
will be the largest ever. With recruiters from over 140 prestigious
companies offering a wide variety of positions, this is your chance to
meet, interview and land your ideal job. Register now and realize all
of your possibilities. The forum will be October 20-22 at the World
Trade Center Boston. To Register and for additional information, visit
the website www.career forum.net or call 1-800-999-0179. Registrationis
International Student Life
Department of Student Activities
210 Memorial Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-3108
Email: [log in to unmask]
Coordinator, Saehee Chang
International Activities Advisor, Leigh Poole
Administrative Secretary, Jackie Minus
Graduate Student Assistant, Jean Shim