New CIC events

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Ice Cream Social September 7th
Social gathering with international new-comers (freshmen-class 2014) and upperclassmen
Different flavors of Ice cream will be provided
Come and meet awsome CIC people and have sweet Ice cream ! : D

Making a CIC poster for Club fair September 9th 4pm
All CIC executives will gather at Alana and make a poster for a club fair
People who are willing to help are welcomed too : )

Mall Trip September 19th
going shopping to Walmart in Syracuse

* Date can be changed

more details and the specific date will be followed soon

Banquet + Fashion Show
Each of CIC members wear their country traditional clothes and cook traditional food
The event will be held next semester

CIC Party
Party under the theme of internationality
More details and the specific date will be followed soon

Brotherhood/Sisterhood program
To encourage a bonding between American students and international students during the begining of the first semester The main goal of program is to help international students to smoothly adjust to new environment

More details will be followed

Monglian Tent Camp
More details and the specific date will be followed


Pre-Orientation Week for International Students

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

CIC Pre-Orientation Program -- Week of August 23-29

Pizza and Ice-Cream Social
• Buy lots of pizza from slices and eat out at town around 5:00 pm. There should be enough sunlight and we can have a good time at the park.
• Hang out and have some sort of ice-breaker amongst international students.
Purpose: First event to bring out the international students that have arrived, get to know them at a personal level, familiarize them with Hamilton’s history and events that occur on a daily basis.
Time: 5:00 pm - till we run out of pizza
Place: Park Bench, Downtown
Date: Monday, August 23rd

• Have some sort of food, can be catered/home-cooked or worst case just have some coffee and cookies. Just provide some sort of food because Frank won’t be open by then so we’ll have some starving international students.
• Have people know their CIC officials, and encourage any questions, hopefully Mi Seung, Florence, Sehee and me will have arrived by that time.
Purpose: Answer any questions they have regarding coming Regular Orientation, feed them because Frank won’t be open until 26th.
Time: 1:00 pm - till we run out of food
Place: Hamilton, New York, USA, North America, Planet Earth, Universe
Date: Tuesday, August 24th

Movie Night
• Watch a movie!?
Purpose: Safe entertainment, watching a movie and just relaxing.
Time: 6:00 pm
Place: Hamilton Theater
Date: Tuesday, August 24th

Treasure Hunting
• Have a list of items that can be found at Colgate that other upperclassmen that are one campus might have, or stuff that we know can be found somewhere in particular on campus, have them find as many items in the list as possible and have a prize for the first three teams in finding them.
Purpose: Get to know each other by having people work in teams, and familiarize with Colgate Campus.
Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm (after movie)
Place: Hamilton, New York, USA, North America, Planet Earth, Universe
Date: Tuesday, August 24th

Orientation Day
• General orientation for International students led by Lisa.
Purpose: Official welcome to most international students, clear any doubts international students may have.
Time: all day.
Place: TBA
Date: Wednesday, August 25th

Walmart Trip
• Buy basics and shooooopping!
Time: After orientation (night)
Place: Walmart?
Date: Wednesday, August 25th

• Have as many international upperclassmen at ALANA for two hours, so international freshmen can come and ask anything, or simply have coffee and cookies with anybody.
Purpose: Clear any doubts international students may have, and establish a bond between upperclassmen and freshmen.
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Place: Comfy chair Room, ALANA
Date: Thursday, August 26th


Possible Events

Sunday, July 18, 2010

  • Mall trips: Trip for planned lunch and an entire day at Syracuse mall.
  • Driver’s License Info. Session: Required documents, why is it helpful, benefits, and take care of transportation in groups to attain license.
  • Visas for off-campus study groups: How to apply for a foreign vista, and what sorts of documentation you need to obtain. Just some sort of guidance.
  • Banquet: For a particular group/ngo in town.
  • Awareness week: Regarding international issues, including non-international student involvement, fund raising etc.
  • Event with well creation program in Africa see link.
  • Join the Toms Shoes initiative along with Amnesty International, as well as the Beads for Life initiative.
  • Brotherhood/sisterhood program to encourage bonding between upperclassmen and freshman. Especially at the beginning of the year.


Holi Festival of colors

Monday, April 5, 2010

Colgate Hindu Student Association Some people from the photo of the previous blog


Test Post

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Test Post


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