Office of International Students and Scholars

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In URI, there are many activities, related to social, immigration and cultures. So, you can check with activities calendar to see more.

Spring 2007 Activities Schedule are as follows:

Dear international students and scholars,

Welcome back and Happy New Year!

I wanted to send you the dates of the coming coffee hours here at the International Center on Lower College Rd.  This semester they are on Fridays from 5-7pm (the dates are below).  Please come when you can and leave when you must.

Many cultures actually celebrate a lunar New Year.  Please come next Friday and share any traditions and food from your celebration of New Year.    Any questions please email me at or call me.  See you then!

Coffee hours Dates

(a) January 26, 2007 – Asian New Year
Please bring some food and share some traditions from your lunar New Year celebrations

(b) February 16, 2007 – Family Traditions (Birthdays and Pictures)
Please bring some pictures or share a story of a family member, a wedding,birthday,etc.

(c) March 9, 2007- Bring Your Own Movie–BYOM
Share about your favorite movie, moment from a movie or short clip of a movie especially one reflecting your culture

(d) March 30, 2007- Spring Holidays

(e) April 20, 2007- Global Connections

(f) May 4, 2007- Got Plants!
Have an opportunity to start your own garden by planting a flower or vegetable

Joy Curtis
Host family coordinator

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