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Friday Fest

International Students present about their countries and cultures at the International House. Friday Fests occur on most Fridays during fall and spring semesters and presentations include music, dance, food, and plenty of humor.

Most Fridays 2:00-4:00 in the Phillips/Hawkins Building Basement

International Education Week 

International Education Week (IEW), a collaborative initiative between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, is celebrated on college campuses across the country every November. IEW is dedicated to promoting the i international education, including the importance of international students and scholars on our campus, study and service abroad, and awareness and understanding of other cultures and countries.  UNCG, the IPC and the ISA sponsor many activities for IEW, including a Study Abroad Photo Contest, workshops for faculty and staff and a Friday Fest finale and reception. ISA will sponsor a booth in the EUC to give away country buttons, inform the community about ISA's programs and activities, and sell t-shirts and Semi-Formal tickets.  Come out and support the ISA.

3rd Week of November

International Festival

The International Festival is an annual celebration of the diverse world in which we live and of the beauty that human cultures have to offer. I-Fest promotes cultural awareness, appreciation and understanding through the mediums of music, food, crafts, demonstrations and entertainment from all corners of the globe. International Festival is in April.

Mid April

ISA Semi-Formal

ISA Semi-Formal is a great opportunity for you to get together with friends for dancing and fun at a Greensboro downtown club. Fall Semi-Formal is at the end of December and Spring Semi-Formal is at the end of April/beginning of May.
Get your tickets at during IEW, at designated Friday Fests and the International Festival.

Beginning of December

End of April


Often ISA and the IPC plan and offer trips within North Carolina as well as other states along the East Coast. This is a good opportunity for students to visit some of the most famous U.S. cities, such as Washington D.C. and New York City, and visit landmarks such as the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building and the Lincoln Memorial.

Labor Day Weekend Myrtle Beach Trip

Fall Break Washington DC Trip

Thanksgiving Break New York City Trip

Please Call the International Programs Center for trip, Friday Fest, International Festival, Semi-Formal and other information.