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UIW Community: The Name Game


Student Engagement Center

4301 Broadway
San Antonio, TX 78209

Celebrate International Education Week

UIW Community: The Name Game 12p @ SEC 2053

Don’t you just hate it when someone pronounces your name wrong.    Imagine how international students feel on a daily basis, pronouncing a name correctly is important to everyone both culturally and personally.   This session provides a quick lesson and take home tool kit to understand and pronounce names from South Asia and Arabic speaking countries.  First, test your knowledge of pronouncing and understanding the nuances behind international student names.   Next presenters will offer an interactive experience on mastering the pronunciation, meanings, traditions and importance with in a name. Use the take home tool kit to offer a “Name Game” session to colleague. Hosted by International Student & Scholar Services. 

Persons with disabilities needing special assistance to attend should contact the ADA coordinator at least five university business days prior to the event at or 210-829-6035.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017


Phone: (210) 805-5705