Campus Community Invited to Host International Students, Scholars for Thanksgiving

American families are invited to join with international students and scholars to celebrate Thanksgiving.
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American families are invited to join with international students and scholars to celebrate Thanksgiving.

The University of Arkansas iFriend Program, in partnership with the Spring International Language Center, invites members of the campus and the Northwest Arkansas community to participate in a program that connects international students, scholars and their families with American hosts for Thanksgiving dinner.

Those who are interested in hosting international students and scholars for Thanksgiving dinner may sign up by completing the registration form. The registration deadline is 4 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 16.

International students and scholars who would like to join an American family for Thanksgiving should complete the registration form by noon, on Friday, Nov. 17.

Thanksgiving dinner hosts and international students and scholars will meet their dinner match and make their Thanksgiving plans at 6:30 p.m., on Monday, Nov. 20 in the Holcombe Hall Living Room.

For more information, please contact Karen Beitle at


Karen Beitle, iFriend program coordinator
Office of International Students and Scholars


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