Fall Welcome Reception for International Staff and Faculty

Tuesday, December 5, 2023, 4:00-6:00 PM
Randolph W. Bromery Center for Arts Lobby

UMass International staff and faculty are cordially invited to join us for our annual Fall Welcome Reception for UMass International Staff & Faculty!

Enjoy a social gathering with other international faculty and staff over live music by UMass musicians, raffle prizes, and light refreshments served by UMass Dining Services.

If you would like to learn more about the ERG for International Faculty and Staff, please visit the ISF website, or to join our group please sign up HERE.

We look forward to seeing you at the event and building connections with you!


Opening Remarks

Tilman Wolf, Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Associate Chancellor for Space and Capital Planning

Kalpen Trivedi, Vice Provost for Global Affairs, Director of International Programs Office

Emmanuel Adero, Deputy Chief Officer for Equity and Inclusion

Susan Weldon, Senior Director for Employee Engagement, Human Resources

Jamilla Deria, Director for Fine Arts Center

Christine Mirabal, Administrative Assistant, Dept. of Economics; Participant, Our Immigrant Voice; Worker Artist Group, Partnership for Worker Education

Special Performances

Matthew Padula and Aeneas Strozier

UMass Minuteman Marching Band

Art Exhibit

Building Bridges: Our Immigrant Voices

Reception to Follow

Tasty international appetizers and refreshments provided by UMass Dining Services

Master of Ceremony

Pamela Dutta, Co-Chair, Employee Resource Group for International Faculty and Staff

Richard Chu, Co-Chair, Employee Resource Group for International Faculty and Staff

UMass ERG for International Staff and Faculty Network Steering Committee

Richard Chu (Co-Chair)

Pamela Dutta (Co-Chair)

Kirsten Helmer

Jinguo Lian

Leyla Keough-Hameed

Mehak Malhotra