Friday Dinner this week

Welcome back, Hope you have had a good summer!

You are invited to our first free dinner of this year, hosted by UNC International Friends, this Friday August 31st at University Presbyterian Church.  Enter through the student center doors at 110 Henderson Street (1/2 block off Franklin Street).  (Google Maps link).

Dinner will be served at 6pm.  We will end by 8pm so you can catch the bus home – or get a ride with someone there.

Please join us for a special guest speaker, Dr. Don Tyndall, Division Head and Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology in the UNC School of Dentistry (recently ranked #2 dental school in the world).  Professor Tyndall is also our IF Faculty Advisor.

The topic for our IF Friday Dinner is, How to Maximize Your Experience as an International: Advice from a UNC Professor.   After his 15 minute talk, we will have 30 minutes of thought-provoking discussion at each table.

This is a great chance to meet some new friends and have a fun evening!
We have 2 new exciting opportunities for you this fall!

Discovery WeekendFri-Sun, Sept. 21st-23rd

You are invited to Mountain Top Youth Camp in Pinnacle, NC for Discovery Weekend! This weekend will provide the opportunity to hike, sit by a campfire, rappel off the side of a mountain, participate in high and low ropes activities, build friendships, learn about different cultures, and discuss spiritual matters. A nationally known speaker and author, Dick Purnell, will be giving a series of talks entitled, “Maximizing Your Life.”
Cost: $60 (includes food, lodging, and all activities)

Register by going to:


EQ (Emotional Intelligence) WorkshopSat-Sun, Oct. 6th-7th

Did you know that 58% of success is due to EQ and only 42% to IQ? Join us for an interactive weekend workshop that provides a better understanding of Emotional Intelligence, which includes skills like emotional self-awareness, conflict resolution, and understanding different personality types. This workshop is not about a transfer of information, but about transformation. Our goal is to create growth experiences which challenge participants to engage EQ areas like communication, listening, and stress management. We want to see you achieve the success in your work, home, and relationships that you desire.

Register by going to:

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