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TCKQuestions and comments regarding this schedule and anything connected with the TCKs, including proposals for events, can all be submitted to the TCK Intern Alyssa Kurosu at tck@lclark.edu

AUGUST

26: New Student Orientation for International Students and TCKs

28: New Student Orientation for all students

29: Opening Convocation

 

SEPTEMBER

 6: Pio Fair: Make sure you attend Lewis & Clark’s 7th Annual Pio Fair and learn about all of the fantastic clubs and organizations on campus! 

18. TCK Tuesday: Cheesecake! 7pm @ Maggie’s Café: This year, our very first TCK Tuesday will be a cozy gathering with new and returning TCKs to get to know each other and talk about what it means to be a TCK. Come to join in the discussion while eating some delicious cheesecake!

24: Deadline to apply for the TCK Board, 5pm: We are currently looking for new board members, especially freshmen, who are interested in not just participating in the TCK events, but also in helping to plan them! Please submit applications to Carolyn at the ISS Office. If you have questions regarding the position or are in need of a copy of the application, please e-mail Kim Takinami (TCK Intern) at tck@lclark.edu.

25. Conversation Group meeting, 7pm @ Akin lounge: The conversation group is collaboration between the TCK group and the Academic English Studies (AES) Department. International students studying in the AES program meet with U.S. student volunteers to talk about topics of mutual interest. The groups help international students make U.S. friends and practice their English while the U.S. students learn cross-cultural skills. We are looking for U.S. students to be group leaders and for International Students that want to meet new people and practice their conversation skills. Email Kim Takinami (TCK Intern) at  tck@lclark.edu to get involved.

OCTOBER

 4: TCK Tuesday: Apples to Apples & Cookies, 7pm @ Maggie’s Café. Come take a study break and play Apples to Apples to learn about each other!

15: TCK Tuesday: Mocktails & Mock tales 6:00pm @ ISS office Drink some mocktails made by the TCK board while telling crazy travel stories! Guess which travel story is a mock tale. We will also be making posters for the Multicultural fair so come help us!

19: Multicultural Fair, 11:00am - 1:00pm @ Trailroom: The Multicultural Fair is an annual event put on by the students of Akin Hall, Campus Living, and the Office of Multicultural Affairs that celebrates the rich heritage brought to the college by the diverse experiences of students. The TCK Club will have their own booth, with airplane and flag shaped cookies. Come design your own flag to let us get to know you!

29: Pumpkin Carving for Halloween, 7:00-8:30pm, Stamm: Halloween is coming up, so come and join the TCK group and ISLC in the fun, American tradition of pumpkin carving. Everything you need will be provided for you, so all you have to do is show up! Halloween Candy Provided!

 

NOVEMBER

12: “Life in a Day” Movie Night!, 6:00-8:00pm @ Holmes Living Room: Come join us in the Holmes living room to watch the documentary, Life in a Day! See how people around the world spend their day.

19: LiNK (Liberty in North Korea) Documentary, 7:00pm @ Akin Lounge: Special guests from the organization Liberty in North Korea are here to promote their new campaign and to show a documentary! Come learn about how you can help shift the perception from politics to the people of North Korea.

29: Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner, 5:00pm @ Akin Lounge: Staying on campus for Thanksgiving break? Come to the Thanksgiving potluck dinner brought to you by the TCK Board and ISLC! We will be providing the turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy and stuffing, so we ask that you bring your friends and a dish along!

DECEMBER


15:Finals study break! 3:00pm @ in front of the ISS Office: In need of a study break? Stop by the ISS Office for some treats :)

 

FEBRUARY 

11:2nd Annual TCK Symposium, 3:00pm @ Stamm: Come join us in Stamm for our 2nd TCK Symposium! This year we will be discussing relationships in relation to TCKs and their experiences. There will be reception followed by a keynote speaker and a panel.

MARCH

TBA

APRIL

8: Senior Dessert, @ Smith Hall: Celebrate and honor our graduating International Students & Third Culture Kids!

MAY

TBA

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