INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, INC 
 INVITES ALL INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AND SCHOLARS 
to the

 WELCOME PICNIC

 
Enjoy a Delicious Dinner, 
Live Music, and a lovely atmosphere 
together at a beautiful American home with mountains in the background!

We are excited about starting the new school year. The 
WELCOME PICNIC
Saturday, August 27 at 4:00 PM
 
Meeting at UVA's AFC (Aquatic and Fitness Center) parking lot
and then a short drive to a lovely home in the country.  This picnic and welcome event is for all international  students and scholars at UVA. Students from around the world can come to  ISI Activities and meet other students. Friendships are formed that can last throughout your time at UVA. Local American volunteers interact with internationals throughout the picnic.
 
 
 WHAT WILL GO ON AT THIS SATURDAY'S INTERNATIONAL PICNIC? 
  • Hear live musical performances
  • Meet the ISI student officers, hear news and information about future ISI events and activities - picnics, hikes, trips to DC, rock climbing adventure, on-grounds events etc. Give us your ideas of what we can do to make this a great year for internationals
  • Enjoy picnic setting and activities including an opportunity to join in a tug-of-war and other fun activities
  • Have a delicious meal - YOU WILL LOVE THE FOOD- provided by local families

SPECIAL TREAT: Our guest speaker is



Dr. Kenneth Elzinga, Professor in UVA's Department of Economics. Dr. Elzinga is one of the most famous professors at UVA, and some of his classes have a waiting list of two years.  He has been an economic adviser to the Department of Justice, the United States Senate, and to Microsoft and other top companies.  Dr. Elzinga is a recipient of the Thomas Jefferson Award, the highest honor the University of Virginia accords its faculty.  At our picnic, you will have a chance to meet Professor Elzinga, and he will discuss academics, social, and spiritual life at UVA.
 
The Welcome Picnic is a great place to be this weekend.  Maybe you know another international student new to Charlottesville who did not get on our email list – invite them to join you at the Picnic.
 
REMEMBER: WE MEET AT AFC PARKING LOT AT 4:00 PM AND CARPOOL TO THE HOUSE IN THE COUNTRY