University of Pennsylvania to Welcome International Students for 2010-11 Academic Year

WHO:            Students from nearly 130 countries


WHAT:            Penn’s Office of International Programs’ cross-cultural program


WHEN:            Sept. 3, 2010, 12:30 p.m.


WHERE:            Meyerson Hall

                        34th and Walnut streets

                        Room B-1


Students from countries including China, India, England and Korea will meet in a welcoming ceremony and will rise from their seats as a group when the names of their home countries are called.


Students will learn in an informal and fun session about United States culture and how to avoid making cultural and social mistakes.