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Host Family reception planned at President’s House

A reception for international students and community residents interested in participating in the Host Family Program, sponsored by the HWS Offices of the President and Intercultural Affairs, will begin at 11 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 18 at the President’s House, 690 S. Main St.

The reception will introduce current student participants and our Geneva neighbors, as well as officials at the Intercultural Affairs office. Information will also be collected to enable matching of students with host families for the rest of this academic year.

Those planning to attend are asked to call Chevy DeVaney '95, the international student adviser, at ext. 3851 or e-mail her at

Photo above shows President Mark D. Gearan and his wife, Mary Herlihy Gearan, with several international students at a reception at their home earlier this fall.