Student Organizations

International Buddies

304 Fairchild Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-5990
buddies@ksu.edu

Past Events

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Fall 2013

August 23rd: Black-Light Party

A welcome party for all of the new students and a welcome back to all of those who are returning! This will be a black-light party. There is no dress code, but wearing white or glow-in-the-dark is best! There will be snacks and prizes!

Time: 5:30pm
Location: International Student Center
Event Site: https://www.facebook.com/events/157839411078568/


September 6th: Who’s Your Buddy

You get to pick! Attend this event to pick your new buddy, its as easy as 1-2-3!
1. Sign in at the event and receive a card.
2. Meet all the potential buddies, and pick your buddy
3. Staple your cards together and submit them before you leave!

Time: 5:30pm
Location: International Student Center
Event Site: TBA


September 22nd: Movies on the Grass: God Grew Tired of Us

Join us at the Movies on the Grass series for the showing of God Grew Tired of Us. The movie explores the indomitable spirit of three “Lost Boys” from the Sudan who leave their homeland, triumph over seemingly insurmountable adversities and move to America, where they build active and fulfilling new lives but remain deeply committed to helping the friends and family they have left behind.

Time: 8:00pm
Location: Coffman Plaza
Event Site: http://www.k-state.edu/mog/


October 4th: Buddies Fall Festival

International Buddies will be putting on an evening of tons of activities that will have you making new friends all night long!

Time: 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Anderson Hall Lawn
Event Site: https://www.facebook.com/events/1419968424884005/


November 1st: Carpe Diem 2.0

Join us for the SECOND ANNUAL Carpe Diem! This will be a large scale diversity event featuring a guest speaker, professional performers, food from around the world and lots of activities. There will also be a chance to win lots of prizes!

Time: 5:30pm
Location: Union Ballroom
Event Site: TBA

Spring 2013

Welcome Event

We invite all buddies to help welcome our new international students to K-State. There will be snacks, games, and prizes including Wal-Mart giftcards.

 "Who's Your Buddy"

You get to pick! Attend this event to pick your new buddy, its as easy as 1-2-3!
1. Sign in at the event and receive a card.
2. Meet all the potential buddies, and pick your buddy
3. Staple your cards together and submit them before you leave!

"Show You Talent"

Buddies can show off their talents by performing with their buddy.

Carpe Diem Extravaganza

This will be a large scale diversity event featuring a guest speaker, professional performers, food from around the world and lots of activities. There will also be a chance to win lots of prizes!

Gaming Event

This will be an event where buddies can come show off their skills at video games and board games. Or if you are not any good at games, you can come learn some new games and improve your skills!

 

Fall 2012

Pizza Party

Buddies hosted a pizza party with free pizza and beverages for all of the buddies!

Homecoming Parade

Join International Buddies and ICC in the homecoming parade! We will have a float and flags representing all of our international student's home countries.

Tailgating Party

Join International buddies to learn how to play traditional American tailgating games and enjoy snacks and drinks!

Elections

Buddies is hosting elections, speeches and all! Join us to elect the next set of leaders for international buddies.

Spring 2012

Welcome Back Party

International buddies is hosting a kick-off mixer. There will be pizza, Chinese food, and drinks as well as interactive games that will help you get to know your buddy more.

Pasta Party

Join us for lots of delicious pasta and a live performance from the theater department.

BBQ

The International Buddies Program would like to finish the semester with a final BBQ, and YOU are invited! International Buddies will provide Hot Dogs and veggie dogs, drinks, and ice cream. Please bring something additional to share (chips, soda, cookies, potato salad... ). We're also hoping to have some fun outdoor games like frisbee, volleyball, etc. If you have a favorite outdoor game, bring it!

Fall 2011

Pizza Party

Buddies hosted a pizza party with free pizza and beverages for all of the buddies!

Sandwich Party

Join buddies for this sandwich party and try new sandwiches from all over the world!

Spring 2011
Bowling Party

Bowling with IBuddies!! To have good, cheap FUN with your Buddies. The Bowling is FREE! Bowlers only have to pay the $1.50 shoe rental fee.

Picnic

Bring a food to share! A main dish, side dish, salad or dessert! To have fun and try foods that other International Buddies have prepared! This will be the last International Buddies event of the Spring 2011 semester. I hope that you all can come! Families are welcome.

Fall 2010

Pizza Party

Join in for an evening of pizza and games with International Buddies! All buddies are welcome!

Halloween Party

Pumpkin party, Halloween traditions, and treats.

Thanksgiving Dinner

We invite you to join us for a traditional American Thanksgiving dinner! Come and experience one of the country’s best known and oldest holidays.
We will be serving a typical American meal with turkey, stuffing, potatoes, and more.