Welcome Reception for International Students Set for Aug. 23

Thursday, August 16, 2012

The Office of International Student Services will host a Welcome Reception for International Students at the shared main campus of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, in the Falcon Center third floor conference rooms.

International students will be officially welcomed to the community and recognized for the new role they will play in our campus community.

Faculty, staff and students of FSU and Pierpont will be invited to become members of the campus-wide support community for international students, the International Friends Program.

“By coming to this reception, you will have the opportunity to meet international students, hear their life stories and even become friends with or a supportive mentor for them,” said Dr. Tadashi Kato, advisor, International Students Organization. “Please come and join us in our celebration of the internationalization of our community and to help international students feel welcome here.”

For further information, please contact Dr. Tad Kato, International Programming Coordinator, Tadashi.Kato@fairmonstate.edu or (304) 367-4759; or Geneva Hines, the Director of the Office of International Student Services, (304) 367-4490.