When: Saturday, October 6, 2012: from 1:00 – 4 PM
Where: Kean Hall, Room 225
Kean University, Morris Avenue, Union, New Jersey
Location info: website- http://www.kean.edu/campusmap/ -- the location is Kean Hall- K building on the map. You can park anywhere during the weekend.
Contacts: Richard Marranca: (908) 422.2527 cell or Rmarranca@earthlink.net
Melda Yildiz: (973) 498.8013 or firstname.lastname@example.org
This meeting will include announcements on book club, hike or boat trip and Fulbright opportunities; also some announcements on new initiatives from Fulbright and the desire to enlarge our chapter through social networking and more; presentations on Asia; and Asian lunch (both vegan and non-vegetarian).
Around 1 PM, Regina Mezei will begin with announcements, followed by lunch and presentations; afterwards we’ll have a mixer and the opportunity to speak with presenters. Presenters will have about twenty – thirty minutes maximum to present.
So far the program (theme of Asia) looks like this, and begins at 1:30/1:45 PM:
A. Melda Yildiz on her Fulbright year in Turkmenistan
B. Suzan Cole on volunteering opportunities in Asia
C. Richard Marranca -- brief reading from his novel Dragon Sutra, to be
released in print this fall or winter by Oak Tree Press.
Note: We hope to get some of the upcoming presentations on youtube (if anyone wishes to help, great). Also, there is a website for the New Jersey Chapter of Fulbright Association – more about this and more at the upcoming meeting. Moreover, if anyone wants to help us with social networking, please let us know.
Note: Spring meeting/luncheon is at Princeton University on Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 1 -4 pm: with program theme of peace and justice; presentations given by Kathleen Malu, Samantha Lakin and Aaron Tesfaye.