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Alumni Chapter Events


Dec
3
4:00 PM16:00

Houston, TX: YFU Alumni Chapter Event - Art- its impact and how to select it for your home or office

The Houston Alumni Chapter would like to invite you to a YFU event on December 3rd at 4PM – 5 PM at Sean Anthony Salons.  All YFU alumni, volunteers, host families and YFU students are invited. You may also invite your friends and family - open to all!

Prior to the event enjoy the Chimney Rock Farmers Market held in the parking lot and at 4 PM hear from Suzanne Buckland, a YFU alum that exchanged to The Netherlands- how her exchange year impacted her passion for art and how she now curates shows in Houston. She can also help provide tips on how to select art for your home or office!!!

When:

December 3rd at 4PM - 5PM

Where:

Sean Anthony Salons 3300 Chimney Rock, # 100, Houston, Texas 77056


Before the event…

Chimney Rock Farmers Market
An outdoor market held on the first Sunday of each month from 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. that features local artists and fresh foods. This market is held in the parking lot where the Salon is located. 

More information/question and RSVP:

FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1983130088633179/

Or email: yfuhoustonalumni@gmail.com

Please let us know if you are planning to attend!

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Sep
30
10:00 AM10:00

Lessons From Abroad (LFA) - Rochester Area

  • State University of New York (SUNY) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you looking for a captive audience with whom to share those experiences, or are you seeking new ways to study, travel, or work abroad again? If so, then we invite you to attend the first annual Lessons From Abroad Rochester Area Study Abroad Returnee Conference.

The conference will take place on September 30, 2017 at SUNY Geneseo, New York.

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Sep
17
10:00 AM10:00

Lessons From Abroad (LFA) - Rocky Mountains

  • Metropolitan State University of Denver (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Are you looking for a captive audience with whom to share your study abroad experiences, or are you seeking new ways to study, travel, or work abroad again?

If so, then we invite you to attend the Rocky Mountain Lessons from Abroad Conference — it will be held on Sunday, September 17th, 2017 at Metro State University in Denver, CO.

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May
20
12:30 PM12:30

International Potluck Lunch- YFU Houston Alums

Welcome all YFU Alums in Houston- bring your favorite dish from the country you exchanged to or simply a dish you enjoy making and sharing! The event is free but all who attend do need to bring a food item to share with at least 8+ servings. Please RSVP with items you will bring. We will have access to a fridge and oven/microwave to keep things cool/warm- but no cooking onsite so please prepare all food beforehand. Plenty of plugs in the room if you want to bring a crockpot to plug in. This event is for YFU alums only. Plenty of free parking infront of and behind the center.

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Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

Southeast Michigan Alumni Chapter Kick-off

  • 1221 Beal Avenue Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We will be gathering for food and conversation on University of Michigan's North Campus in Ann Arbor in the Lurie Engineering Center located at 1221 Beal Ave. We're delighted to be meeting in the College of Engineering's impressive, Dean's General Motors Conference Room on the 3rd floor. Parking is available in the visitor lots located either behind the Walgreen Drama Center on Murfin Avenue or on Hayward St. near the intersection of Draper Drive.

Come be a part of this unique and exciting opportunity where you'll meet many new people who share your YFU experience. This event is a great chance to get involved from the very beginning as we launch what is sure to be, based on the large number of alumni in our area, a very active and involved Southeast Michigan YFU Alumni Chapter! 

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Mar
9
to Mar 11

Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (CSCTFL) in Chicago

An interesting opportunity to speak of your YFU experience is available from March 9 - March 11, by joining YFU Staff at the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (CSCTFL) at the Palmer House Hilton. Alumni are welcome at the exhibitor's booth for two hour shifts. Prior brief training will be provided to keep you up to date on YFU's current Study AbroadClassroom Excursionsvolunteer and hosting options! Educators, and language instructors in particular, are key influencers for our potential study abroad participants - as are alumni. If interested in promoting YFU through sharing your journey please email Heather Deno at hdeno@yfu.org by Wednesday, March 1.

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Mar
7
6:00 PM18:00

New York Alumni Chapter Kick-off

Join us Tuesday, March 7th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Kaia, 1614 3rd Ave to kick-off the New York YFU Alumni Chapter. You'll enjoy appetizers with new friends that have shared your YFU experience. This event is a unique and exciting opportunity to get involved from the very beginning as we launch our New York YFU Alumni Chapter. Please click here to RSVP.

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Feb
27
11:00 AM11:00

Interact with Students from Japan at their Houston Reporting Session

1,100 Japanese students and young professionals are coming to the United States between November 2016 and March 2017. YFU, working together with JICE (Japan International Cooperation Center), provides students with week-long cultural exchange experiences. Part of the program is open to the public, and we'd like to extend the invitation to alumni to join us on Monday, February 27th at the Double Tree Suites by Hilton Houston by Galleria at the students' session to hear about their time in Houston. For further details and to RSVP for a Reporting Session please email jaloys@yfu.org.

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Feb
27
11:00 AM11:00

Interact with Students from Japan at their Reporting Session - Houston

1,100 Japanese students and young professionals are coming to the United States between November 2016 and March 2017. YFU, working together with JICE (Japan International Cooperation Center), will provide students with a week-long cultural exchange experience. Part of the program is open to the public, and we'd like to extend the invitation to alumni to join us on Monday, February 27th from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the University of St. Thomas, Ahern Room Crooker Center, 3909 Graustark St. Houston, TX 77006 at the students' session to hear about their time in Houston. For further details and to RSVP for a Reporting Session please email jaloys@yfu.org.

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Feb
25
9:30 AM09:30

Galveston Mardi Gras Celebration

Join the Mardi Gras celebration on Saturday, February 25 along with 48 exchange students, host families, and volunteers from all around Texas! Alumni are invited to the tailgate party from 9:30 - 12:00 located in a parking lot near the Strand (26th & Mechanic). The tailgate is free, but please bring food and drink to share. You may park in the lot by the tailgate, be sure to mention you are part of Ellen's Krewe YFU to get the $20 parking pass. The Krewes present will then be in the parade and alumni are free to grab a spot and watch. The parade will likely be quite crowded, so Ellen has several $10 Gate Passes to view the parade on a first come first serve basis. For more details please contact Ellen Eastham at eeastham@prodigy.net.
 

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Feb
13
11:00 AM11:00

Interact with Students from Japan at their Puget Sound Reporting Session

1,100 Japanese students and young professionals are coming to the United States between November 2016 and March 2017. YFU, working together with JICE (Japan International Cooperation Center), provides students with week-long cultural exchange experiences. Part of the program is open to the public, and we'd like to extend the invitation to alumni to join us on Monday, February 13th, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Coast Bellevue Hotel at the students' session to hear about their time in Seattle. For further details and to RSVP for a Reporting Session please email lzirk@yfu.org.

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Feb
7
6:00 PM18:00

Houston Chapter Kick Off

Join us from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at the kick-off of the Houston YFU Alumni Chapter at La Madeleine Carillon at 10001 Westheimer Rd. You'll enjoy appetizers with new friends that have shared your YFU experience. This open house event is a unique and exciting opportunity to get involved from the very beginning as we launch our Houston YFU Alumni Chapter.

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Feb
4
9:00 AM09:00

Lessons From Abroad Conference Chicago

Did studying abroad change your life?
At the Lessons From Abroad Returnee Conference you will:
Learn how to discuss your acquired global skills in interviews.
Discover how you can live a global life and work or study abroad after graduation.
Network with professionals and returning students.
Register now at http://bit.ly/2fDjyet
For more information visit http://www.lessonsfromabroad.org/chicago/

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Jan
30
11:00 AM11:00

Interact with Students from Japan at their DC Reporting Session

1,100 Japanese students and young professionals are coming to the United States between November 2016 and March 2017. YFU, working together with JICE (Japan International Cooperation Center), provides students with week-long cultural exchange experiences. Part of the program is open to the public, and we'd like to extend the invitation to alumni to join us on Monday, January 30th, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Holiday Inn Rosslyn Key Bridge at the students' session to hear about their time in Washington DC. For further details and to RSVP for a Reporting Session please email khorst@yfu.org.

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Jan
28
11:00 AM11:00

Chicago Study Abroad Interview Day

Don't miss your chance to interact with our prospective Study Abroad students at the Chicago land area Interview Day on Saturday, January 28. All of our prospective students are required to undergo an interview to gain insights into their readiness to become an international exchange participant. If you're interested in being a part of this important step in the process, please contact Donna Williams at dwilliams@yfu.org.

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Jan
23
11:00 AM11:00

Interact with Students from Japan at their Houston Reporting Session

1,100 Japanese students and young professionals are coming to the United States between November 2016 and March 2017. YFU, working together with JICE (Japan International Cooperation Center), YFU provides students with week-long cultural exchange experiences. Part of the program is open to the public, and we'd like to extend the invitation to alumni to join us on Monday, January 23rd, at the Double Tree Suites by Hilton Houston by Galleria at the students' session to hear about their time in Houston. For further details and to RSVP for a Reporting Session please email jaloys@yfu.org.

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