This week's announcements from ISL - Improving Student Life.
Be sure to take advantage of the special activities this week!
International Student Life Events
1. Remember! Free, Free, Free Thanksgiving Feast!
2. Starting Today - International Education Week Schedule of Events
3. A Very Special Coffee Hour!
4. You can represent your country with pride
5. Graduation International Style!
6. Celebrate International Education Week
Other UGA Announcements
1. Lusophone World Fair
1. Falling Leaves Festival 2002
International Student Life Events
1. Coming up on the last chance!! ISL and the Baptist Student Union
are sponsoring a Thanksgiving Feast with the Baptist Student Union.
Enjoy a feast with all the traditional American trimmings! The feast is
free to all international students and their families! Monday, November
25, 2002 from 5:30 pm - 7:30 p.m. at the Baptist Student Union located
on Lumpkin Street. The deadline has been extended to Friday, November
22 to sign up. Call the office at 542-5867 or e-mail the office at
[log in to unmask] to sign up! Make sure to list a contact number and
e-mail, name of each person attending and contact person. ALL UGA
international students and their families are welcome to attend.
2. Take part in the special events and activities that commemorate
International Education Week! Become more culturally savvy! Join ISL
as we celebrate International Education Week, this week, November
18-22. Events include the following:
Monday, Nov. 18, 5:30 p.m. Tea Talk, "From Georgia to Georgia", come
learn about the other Georgia in Russia.
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 5:30 p.m. in the ISL Lounge, 210 Memorial Hall,
Tuesday, November 19, "From Morocco to Spain", learn about the beautiful
countries of Morocco and Spain, also on Tuesday night, Movie Nite -
"Bossa Nova". A charming romantic comedy set in Brazil. p.m. North PJ
from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, come help us really celebrate international cultures with
Around the World in Tatey Days, a mini cultural festival in the Tate
Plaza from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., an international fashion show, 15
incredible international performances with explanations, authentic arts,
handi-crafts and interactive displays, free fresh ground coffee, tangy
lemonade & delicious doughnut holes!
Thursday, Nov. 20, Global Friends, come celebrate Thanksgiving American
Style, it's still not too late to sign up!
Free movies by the Taiwan Student Association: South PJ. Auditorium,
Monday, 4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. "Pushing Hands", Tuesday 9:00 p.m. - 11:00
p.m. "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon", Wednesday, 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
"Wedding Banquet", Thursday, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. "Eat Drink Man
Woman" For more information on any of these events contact the ISL
Office at 542-5867.
3. Join us this week week as we celebrate International Education Week
with a very special Coffee Hour, fun games, prizes, international foods,
and much more. This week's host will be the Taiwan Student
Association! Friday, November 22, 2002 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in
the Memorial Hall Ballroom. Contact the ISL Office at 542-5867 for
4. The time is drawing near! Represent your country with pride. Adorn
your graduation robe with a beautiful international satin sash,
elegantly designed with your country flag and colors for only $40.00.
For an additional fee of just $6.00 you can also have the University of
Georgia on the other side. Orders must be received no later than
November 22, 2002 (THIS FRIDAY), for December graduates (sashes are
optional). Contact ISL for prices and to view pictures, 210 Memorial
5. 2002 International Graduates! ISL wants you to know how much we
treasure your accomplishments and dedication here at UGA. To show our
appreciation we have planned a very special graduation ceremony and
reception just for you and your family on Friday, December 20, 2002 at
3:00 p.m., the Tate Gallery, Room 309, Tate Student Center. The
ceremony is absolutely FREE! However, if you plan to participate, we
need to hear from you now. You have to sign up with the ISL office by
December 5, 2002!.
6. Again, you are invited to join ISL and the UGA International
Community as we host a mini festival on the Tate Plaza. Watch and
participate in cultural performances, see cultural displays listen to
different forms of music and more! Wednesday, November 20, 2002 from
10:00 - 4:00 p.m. For more information contact the ISL office at
Other University Announcements
1. "The Brazilian and Portuguese Studies group at the Department of
Romance Languages is planning a big Lusophone World Fair in the Spring
Semester, March 28, 2003. They would like to be in touch with all native
speakers of Portuguese studying or working at UGA. These will be people
from Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal,
São Tomé e Príncipe, and East Timor. They would also like to be in touch
with all those who have connections or an interest for these countries
and cultures and would like to participate in their Lusophone World
Fair. Please contact any of them by e-mail: Prof. Robert Moser -
[log in to unmask] Prof. Susan Quinlan - [log in to unmask] Amélia Hutchinson -
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1. Falling Leaves Festival, Friday and Saturday, November 22nd & 23rd,
Native America Gallery, 195 East Clayton Street, Athens: Friday,
November 22: 6 - 7 pm, Storytelling & Flute Music, 7 - 9 pm, Dromedary
Performs. Enjoy the beautiful sounds of a Bolivian charango, Appalachian
dulcimer, Turkish cumbus, Spanish guitar & mandolin. Saturday, November
23rd: 12:00 - l:00 pm, Storytelling & flute music. Join John Scott Jones
as he discusses the peopling of America with an emphasis on primitive
technology, weaponry, the importance of animals & primitive fire making
techniques. 2 - 4 pm, The Plainsmen - Drum & Dance Troupe. Come see
the Hoop Dance, Fancy Shawl, Eagle Dance, Jingle Dress and Grass Dance
performed by dancers of Comanche, Mescalro Apache and Cherokee Ancestry.
International Student Life
Department of Student Activities
210 Memorial Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-3108
Email: [log in to unmask]
Coordinator, Leigh Poole
Student Affairs Counselor, Ana Bonfante-Bossak
Administrative Secretary, Jackie Minus
Graduate Student Assistant, Jeongyi Lee