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Office of International Programs

Student Opportunities

Poster Competition: Refugees in the 21st Century
Deadline Friday, September 13 at 5 p.m.

Volunteer as an Interview Subject
Assist ENGL 1301 students by volunteering as an interview subject for their essay assignments. Some questions might include:

  • How your experiences in your new home met expectations or surprised you
  • What you think about Americans
  • What Americans think about you
  • Your experiences with stereotypes based on nationality, race, or ethnicity
  • Challenges you've faced in this new environment
  • The reasons why you chose to come here
  • What you have done to form or join a new community here

Email Stephanie Odom at and please indicate whether you are willing to be interviewed by more than one student.

Homecoming Volunteers
UT Tyler is seeking volunteers for Patriot Homecoming October 14-19, 2013. Contact Jennifer Skinner if you are interested:
Jennifer Skinner
UC 3402