IFF Events and Hosts

2017-18

  • International Faculty & Friends Welcome Reception
  • Dominican Republic, Medar Serrata and Rebecca Castellanos
  • Albania, Kate Stoetzner and Mark Schaub
  • Holidays Around the World
  • South Korea, Jina Lee 
  • England, 2017 GVSU Delegation to England 

2016-17

  • International Faculty & Friends Welcome Reception
  • India, Karen Libman - 2016 Fulbright
  • Holidays Around the World
  • Lithuania, St. George’s Aid Society

2015-16

  • International Faculty & Friends Welcome Reception
  • The Netherlands (Jeroen Wagendorp)
  • Diwali (Hindu holiday) (Vandana Pednekar-Magal) 
  • Germany (Wolfgang Friedlmeier and Hermann Kurthen)

2014-15

  • International Faculty & Friends Welcome Reception
  • Colombia - meal and presentation (Ana Posada, Christian Trefftz, and Sandra Fernandez-Tardani)
  • United Kingdom/Cornwall (Brian Kingshot)
  • “Feel like you belong,” Belonging in a new land (Alan Headbloom)
  • Holidays around the world—potluck and cultural presentations (Karel Swanson, et al.)
  • Turkish Coffee Night (Filiz Dogru)

2013-14

  • International Faculty & Friends Welcome Reception (Int’l. faculty/staff only)
  • Poland (Iwona Kubica, visiting faculty from Cracow)
  • Azerbaijan (John Weber)—Brown Bag lunch format
  • Straights of Gibraltar (David Alvarez)
  • Japan (Naoki Kanabashi)

2012-13

  • IFF reception
  • Croatia (Ivo Soljan)
  • Mexico (Jay & Eva Cooper)
  • Italy (Kiara Pipino)
  • South Africa (Danielle DeMuth)
  • Scotland (Hilary MacKay)

2011-12

  • International Faculty & Friends Welcome Reception
  • Art of Argentina (Henry Matthews)
  • Jamaica (Michelle Burke)
  • Romania (Mihaela Friedlmeier & Dalila Kovacs)
  • Switzerland (Josita Maouene)
  • Kenya (Muthoni Imungi)
  • Ghana (De-Valera N. Y. M. Botchway & Scott Stabler)

       
2010-11

  • International Faculty & Friends Welcome Reception
  • United States (Alan Headbloom)
  • Greece (Michelle Burke, Beth Radecki, & Ginger Lange)
  • Sri Lanka & Nigeria (Sulari White)
  • The Philippines (Connie Dang)
  • Russia (Elena Selezneva)

2009-10

  • International Faculty & Friends Welcome Reception
  • India (Sailakshmi Srinivasan)
  • Higher Education Around the Globe (Michelle Burke)
  • Japan (Sayaka Abe)
  • Three Countries in Africa (Akalu Tefera, Char Beckmann, & Levi Molenje)
  • Germany (Sebastian Maisel)
  • Chile (Pablo Mahave-Veglia)

2007

  • International Faculty & Friends Welcome Reception

   
2008-09

  • International Faculty & Friends Welcome Reception
  • Turkey (Filiz Doru & Feryal Alayont)
  • Korea (Jiyeon Suh)
  • China (Janet Walls & Sue Sloop)
  • Trinidad (Edward & Jann Joseph)
  • Jordan (Firas Hindeleh)