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Each term students in the International Programs can participate in a wide variety of social activities. Here are some examples of past and regular activities:

  • Welcome and closing parties which include barbeques, sandwiches or ice cream socials.
  • Weekly shopping trips to Walmart
  • Workshops to help you acclimate and learn some history, such as Tennessee folk songs and obtaining a driver’s license
  • UTM Skyhawk sporting events such as football, baseball, basketball, tennis and soccer AND regional sporting events
  • Celebrations from various countries such as Saudi Foundation Day and Chinese Spring and Fall Festivals
  • Participation in local fall festivals such as Martin’s Soybean Festival, Dresden’s Iris Festival, and Fulton’s Banana Festival
  • Campus club and recreational activities at the Student Recreation Center, including volleyball, dodgeball and badminton with American students
  • Shopping trips and cultural visits to Nashville, Memphis, Paducah, KY and St. Louis MO
  • Outdoor excursions such as camping and Reelfoot Lake
  • Informal visits to local business, coffee shops and restaurants both during and after class.

International Week each spring is a campus-wide celebration of cultures of the world. The International Food Fair is the most memorable experience for International students because it is a chance for them to teach the community about the foods, clothing and customs of their homelands.

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