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Volume XIX, Edition 4 December 2009

Happy Holidays from the International Programs Center!

IPC's annual holiday party was a great success! See our Faculty & Staff page for some photos and holiday greetings!

This month's featured articles:

>> Chancellor invites international students & scholars for reception at Bryan House

On November 8, Chancellor Linda Brady invited a group of 50 international students and scholars to her home for a holiday reception. Last year, Chancellor Brady hosted a different group of international students and scholars and she hopes to make these gatherings an annual event. Read more about the Chancellor's Reception here.
Also in this month's issue:

>> Students visit the Big Apple

IPC, along with the International Student Association (ISA), brought a group of students to New York City over the Thanksgiving break. To find out more about their travels, see Student Highlights.

International athletes receive great support at UNCG

International ambassadors attend NAFSA regional conference

>> Another successful International Education Week

International Education Week is sponsored by the US Departments of Education and State. IPC hosted several events, including a study abroad photo contest, information workshops, and a special Friday Fest. See Special Programs for the photo contest winners and a report on what made this year's IEW a great success.

Student Report: Summer speech-lanuage pathology in Cambodia

Visitor from the University of Valencia, Spain


>> Faculty Report: Fall of the Berlin Wall Symposium at UNCG

On November 6, 2009, UNCG commemorated the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The Department of Georgraphy and the Department of German, Russian, Japanese, and Chinese Studies hosted an interdisciplinary symposium featuring a number of invited speakers from across campus, including IPC's own Dr. Penelope Pynes. Read more about the presenters in the Faculty Corner.

>> For all of this month's news, visit IPC E-Newsworthy.

If you have something you would like to share with us, please email: Katie Ostrowka, Editor.