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ISL Weekly Newsletter
4.13.16




ISL Recap





International Street Festival



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ISL hosted their annual International Street Festival this past Saturday on College Avenue! It was a great success, and for the first time ever, we had food trucks! Thank you to everyone who supported the event; it would not have been possible without you!

Read the Article<http://www.redandblack.com/athensnews/student-organizations-celebrate-culture-heritage-at-international-street-festival/article_f3d94a48-feaa-11e5-936a-df92dd3504a0.html>

Watch the Video<http://www.redandblack.com/culture/uga-international-street-festival/youtube_97549f3e-00e4-11e6-8889-9386fc2ad754.html>



Legends from the Philippines



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UGA's Filipino Student Association hosted their ethnic night this past Saturday at Tate Grand Hall. The Red and Black even did a piece covering the ethnic night. Congratulations on a job well done!

Read the Article<http://www.redandblack.com/uganews/filipino-student-association-tells-legends-of-the-philippines-at-annual/article_ece4f75a-0076-11e6-9e86-1f6f1f0917a1.html>



ISL Events and Updates





International Coffee Hour






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Coffee Hour Hosts
4.15.16
Thai Student Association and Indonesian Student Assocation
Coffee Hours are usually held on Fridays in the Memorial Hall Ballroom from 11:30 AM - 1 PM!









Ethnic Nights Schedule



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For more information: http://isl.uga.edu/ethnicnights/




APIDA Heritage Month Calendar



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World Ambassador Applications




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World Ambassadors works collaboratively with the staff of International Student Life (ISL) to enhance the student‐learning environment through programs and services that internationalize the campus experience. World Ambassadors provides students an opportunity to become more involved in ISL, develop their leadership skills, and learn more about what it means to be a global leader and citizen.

Additionally, World Ambassadors serves as the main connection between ISL and the students at UGA. By implementing events and programs, World Ambassadors provides learning opportunities to engage the UGA campus with a critical, global perspective.

Deadline: April 17th, 12pm EST



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ISL Banquet



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International Graduation Ceremony



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ISL Blog





Seoul of Athens Recap



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Looking for Guest Contributors



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If you are interested in writing a piece for the blog or if you have ideas about topics that should be included on the blog, please follow the link below to send suggestions!


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International Student Organization Updates





5K Run for Syrian Refugees



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Other Opportunities for Involvement








LGBTRC Ambassador Applications



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The University of Georgia Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center is pleased to announce the date for the Eleventh Annual Lavender Graduation. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in Memorial Hall Ballroom. This celebration recognizes the accomplishments of UGA’s 2016 lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, asexual, intersex, and ally identified graduates at every level (undergraduate, masters, & doctoral). Through this recognition, LGBTQIA students are provided with a positive experience at the university, encouraging them to continue their connections to the university, other students, and other alumnus.
To learn more about Lavender Graduation, please visit the website or contact TJ Johnson at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.


Register by April 8th<http://lgbtcenter.uga.edu/graduation/rsvp.html>

Apply To Be A Speaker<http://lgbtcenter.uga.edu/graduation/speaker.html>

Apply for the Annette Hatton Scholarship Award<http://lgbtcenter.uga.edu/graduation/hatton-award.html>



Meal Plan Scholarships




Overview of Scholarship

The Division of Student Affairs is committed to the success of each student. In an effort to support our students’ nutritional needs, the Let All the Big Dawgs Eat Food Scholarship was created. Students with a demonstrated financial need can apply to receive a meal plan scholarship.

The scholarship will provide nutritional support to students who otherwise would not have the funds to purchase food. The scholarship will allow students the opportunity to focus on academic efforts and worry less about the next meal.

Scholarship Requirements

All UGA Athens students are eligible to apply for the Let All the Big Dawgs Eat Scholarship.

Students Must Be:
-Enrolled Full Time (12 Hour Minimum)
-Applications are due by 5 PM on April 15, 2016
-Award Notifications by May 16, 2016
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India Returns



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Hyphenated American



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You are invited to Hyphenated American: Latinos, a night of art and panel discussion about the lives of Latinos in the US! This event will include an art gallery, spoken word, and lots of live music (including a live band and two premieres by UGA music composition students). Check out the Facebook event for more details!

Panel will include:
1.) Dr. Sergio Quesada, UGA LACSI professor: discussing why it is important for Latinos to maintain their cultural identity.
2.) Heidy Guzman, MA in Professional Counseling: discussing some of the psychological impacts of immigration.
3.) Andrea Bono, Part-time Bilingual Paralegal: discussing the process to gaining citizenship.

Come learn about the struggle, perseverance, and cultures of Latinos through the arts and educational discussion. Topics of identity, different immigration statuses, educational injustice in Georgia, and more will all be covered. Reception to follow!




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