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Date:         Mon, 6 Oct 2003 14:27:41 -0400
Reply-To:     "Int'l. Student Life Office" <ISL@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
Sender:       "Int'l. Student Life Office" <ISL@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         International Student Life <ugaisl@UGA.EDU>
Subject:      Announcemnts for the week of October 6, 2003
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This week's announcements from ISL - Improving Student Life.

International Student Life events 1. Coffee Hour 2. Truly SouthEast Asia Ethnic Night 3. World Cup Soccer Tournament 4. International Graduation 5. International Sashes

Other University Events 1. Al-Huda Islamic Center Open House 2. Run/Walk for Wishes 3. Work, Study and Travel Abroad Fair 4. Concert Athens 411

International Student Life events ================================= 1. October 10, 2003. International Coffee Hour. Join the Japan Club and Athens First United Methodist Church as they host this week's coffee. Explore the island of Japan and enjoy the culture. Free cultural experience, food and drinks. Coffee provided by Blue Sky Coffee. 11:30 am - 12:30 pm in the Memorial Hall Ballroom.

2. October 18, 2003. "Truly SouthEast Asia Ethnic Night: A night of cultural paradise." Come join the Malaysian Student Association, the Thai Student Association, the Indonesian Student Association and the Filipino American Student Association for a night of delicious home-cooked dishes, dances, performances and all things fun. Tickets are $5 for students and $8 for non-student. Date: October 18th, 2003 (Saturday). Venue: Tate Center, Georgia Hall A&B. The doors open at 6 pm. Tickets are available at Tate Cashier's Window NOW. Contact Khar Hooi Choo kharhooi@uga.edu for more information.

3. The 2nd Annual World Cup Soccer Tournament sponsored by ISL and the UGA Student Government Association will be held on Sunday, Oct 26th, 2003, from 10 am-5 pm. Pick up your application to make your World Cup team at the Tate Info Desk - the winning team will be rewarded, and the top two teams (no matter who wins) will compete in a rematch during International Education Week! A flyer for the event can be viewed at http://bmbiris.bmb.uga.edu/ali/flyer.jpg

4. If you are a December 2003 Graduate, you are invited to participate in the International Student Life Graduation Ceremony. The Ceremony will be held on Friday, December 19, 2003 at 3:00 p.m. Participation in the ceremony is free. Call the ISL office at 542-5867 to sign up.

5. Adorn your graduation robe at the ISL graduation ceremony with a beautiful international satin sash, elegantly designed with your country flag and colors. Orders must be received by Friday, November 7, 2003, for December graduates. Contact ISL for prices and to view pictures, 210 Memorial Hall 542-5867. (For an additional fee you can also have the University of Georgia on the other side of your sash, see ISL staff for information.) Order your Sash today!

Other University Events ======================== 1. October 11. A-Huda Islamic Center is hosting an Open House for the Athens community and University affiliates on Saturday, October 11. There will be many workshops such as "Islam in the World", "Islam in Life", "Islam as a Religion", etc. which teach about various aspects of the Islamic way of life. There will be short feature film presentations, discussion groups and many other activities. Free lunch and dinner will also be provided.

2. Run/Walk for Wishes. 5K race Nov. 8th sign-up @ Take Plaza Bake Sale Oct. 8-9 10-2 pm. Sponsored by Wishmakers on Campus.

3. UGA Study, Work and Travel Abroad Fair. Sponsored by the Office of International Education. Representatives from various study, work and travel abroad organizations will be on campus to share their international offerings with UGA students. Tuesday, October 7, 2003. 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Georgia Hall, Tate Student Center. Contact: 542-7903 or goabroad@uga.edu .

4. Concert: Athens 411. Sponsored by WUGA-FM. First concert in a new series for WUGA-FM and Georgia Public Radio. Headliner: British singer/songwriter Robyn Hitchcock; also featuring L.A.-based band Dengue Fever, Athens-based folk singer Madeline Adams, electronic band Green Lawns, and funk ensemble Tenderness. Tickets: $5; available beginning Thursday, October 9, Morton Theater Box Office or by calling 613-3770. Doors open at 6:00 PM, concert at 7:30 PM. Morton Theater, downtown Athens. Contact: 542-9842 .


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