I-Week 2014

I-Week 2014 from March 28th to April 4th

Let us bring the world together. 

 

 

1. I-Buffet (March 28th,6 pm - 9 pm):

Come join us for an evening of food from all different cultures! ISA will be hosting I-Buffet again this year with participation from international themed restaurants from all over the Bryan/College Station area.

This is a great opportunity to try something new, experience different cultures, and try local restaurants foods. Start the weekend off right with good food and friends!

Tickets: Puchase tickets at MSC Box Office for $10.00 and also via the following link

http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=326&pid=7687758

Facebook Event Pagehttps://www.facebook.com/events/364747163665008/?fref=ts

 

2. I-Service (March 29th,8 am - Mid Afternoon):

Team up with International Student Association, Texas A&M University, College Station to volunteer as a group for The Big Event Texas A&M University

Participant Registration Steps

1) Click this link and login using your netid  https://bigeventonline.tamu.edu/signup/index/joingroup/code/6EBB9-00008

                                                                                   2)  Use this Access Code when prompted for one.  - 6EBB9-00008

Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/711005138932262/?fref=ts

 

3. I-Games(March 30th,10:30 am - 2:30 pm):

Come join C.A.D.E.T. and ISA for a day of fun and games from across the world. You and three other friends will race around campus to six different stations while learning about the world's many cultures. Below is some basic information you will need for this event:

Event Sign Up Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/13AwIaabhWJhet3QcosOC5zcV7I74TdB68iD6SuvHkyc/viewform

Facebook Page:https://www.facebook.com/events/550141598416786/

Starting Location: Rudder Fountain

Cost of Admission: Five Canned Foods (Proceeds go to the 12th Can Foundation on Campus)

Donations are accepted! All proceeds go to charity.*****

Prizes will be given to the winning team of each wave!

Experience games, puzzles, and sports from countries like South Africa, Germany, Japan, and many more! Like us on our Facebook page and come check out how Amazing our Aggie Race can be!

*****Destination of donations will be decided by the winner of the Major Organization Race****

For any questions or concerns you can contact: Ryan Bibertson at rjbiberston@gmail.com or Rushabh Khinvasara at rushabh@neo.tamu.edu

 

4. I-History (March 31st,5 pm - 9 pm):

Come and travel accross the world with our I-History event. This event provides members of the Aggie family the opportunity to learn from representatives of various countries and cultures.

5. I-Henna (April 1st,Afternoon):

Henna (or mehndi) is a traditional body art for women with its roots being from the Mediterranean. It is commonly applied to the hands and feet of females as they make their transition into womanhood. Henna is popular in India, North Africa, and the Arabian Peninsula. 

This is the first year the International Students Association (ISA) will be having the event "I-Henna" and we will have people from multiple countries apply it so everyone can get to experience the different styles and techniques of Henna.  

 

6. I-Exhibit (April 2nd,10 am - 5 pm):

The goals of I-Exhibit are to Promote Cultural Awareness,promote healthy competition among the different organizations on campusand create an atmosphere for the interaction of the various international organizations.

We will have cutural,traditional exhibits from different organiztions on campus and help promote their cuture and pride.

Participation InstructionsSet of 15 tables would be set up at the MSC. Each organizaton would be in charge of one table, which they would use to display their exhibits.

Facebook Event Pagehttps://www.facebook.com/events/524779110971504/?ref=br_tf

 

7. I-Wedding - Come Fall in Love. (April 3rd, Rudder Plaza, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

I-Wedding consists of several mock weddings from different countries and cultures of the World, and special cultural perfromances. This event is a celebration of human life and the most divine institute & feeling,marriage.

I-Wedding is organized with an aim to promote cultural relativity and make Texas A&M more culturally diverse. Come see how people take their marriage vows in different cultures and counties. Although they are in different languages and in different formats, they all mean the same.

This I-Wedding, come fall in love.

Facebook Event page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/255990397909908/?source=1

Note: If your organization wish to participate in I-Weeding please feel free to contact Yashwant Vyas at yashwant.vyas5@gmail.com

 

8. I-Show | I-Fashion | I-Win (April 4th,6 pm - 10 pm):

As part of tradition, The International Student Association has been hosting I-Show during International Week for the last thirty three years. It includes a variety of performances from several international organizations here at Texas A&M University

and helps introduce a cultural environment for Texas A&M students, faculty, and the College Station/Bryan community as a whole.

Ticket Sales:

MSC box office (open from 10am - 7pm) not open sat &Sun

ONLINE at: http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?orgid=326&pid=7688198

PHONE: 979-845-1234

I-fashion sign up: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AgIl7TqE_y8OdDNqbjNMUWZtQ2RJQXYxMVFpWXpyRXc#gid=0

  Event Signup Linkhttps://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AuMnpDIX6iPqdDVBTVVyQlhJX3VXMkJtZDU3RVJwSXc&usp=sharing
 

  Facebook Event Pagehttps://www.facebook.com/events/302939736497851/

 

Got Questions??

Feel free to contact our event leaders!

Event Event Leader Email Phone Number
I-Buffet Kirstin Hein khein@tamu.edu 9364995163
I-Service Deepak Mittal mittal.deepak90@gmail.com 3479333184
I-Games Ryan Biberston rjbiberston@tamu.edu 5127341371
I-History Sandra Fomete  fometes@yahoo.com 2407054111
I-Henna Denesha Horn deneshah@neo.tamu.edu 5129099928
I-Exhibit Ankit Patnaik ankit.patnaik91@gmail.com 9793243195
I-Wedding Yashwant Vyas yashwant.vyas5@gmail.com 9173636744

I-Show |

I-Fashion |

I-Win

Karthik Shankar,

Daniella Djiogan,

Nguyen Hung

Aisha Durodola

karthik31@tamu.edu

dddaniellou0@gmail.com

lehung1407@neo.tamu.edu

aishadurodola@yahoo.com

5736129174

9795994140

5052100339

7133915205

A BIG THANK YOU to our I-Week 2014 Sponsors:

                        • The Association of Former Students
                        • Texas A&M University
                        • Citibank
                        • Pepsi
                        • Graduate Student Council (GSC)
                        • Laurel Ridge Apartmentsi

A BIG THANK YOU to our I-Week 2014 partners:

                        • Texas A&M Corps of Cadets
                        • International Student Services (ISS)
                        • MSC Freshman Leadership International (MSC FLI)
                        • International Student Mentor Association (ISMA)
                        • Child Rights and You America (CRY)
                        • A-Line Aggie

A portion of proceeds will go to the charity CRY, supporting underprivileged children in developing countries. 

“Lets bring the world together”

 Sincerely,

 Sakshi Gupta

President, International Student Association 

Texas A&M University

 

International Student Association (ISA) team

102, Bizzell Hall East, TAMU

College Station, TX 77843-1226 | USA

Tel. +1 806.340.8712 

Email: isa.aggies@gmail.com | Website: http://isa-aggies.tamu.edu

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