Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The new international ESL students at Murray State University are beginning to arrive, and they are excited to become a part of the Murray State community. The weather in Murray is very nice this summer--it is warm and there is a light breeze, so many of our students have spent time walking outside and meeting other students.

The students were greeted with a pizza-party welcome during orientation:

After this, our new students met with members of the Commonwealth Honors Academy to practice speaking:

In the United States, county fairs can be a fun part of the summer. A few times a year, a county fair will visit several towns in the United States, bringing fun rides, traditional foods and exciting games to play. Some of our new students decided to visit the county fair when it came to Murray, and they had a lot of fun: