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Visiting Parents Mixer

Posted Posted by Yichuan Ding in Activities     Comments 48 Comments

ACSSS has hosted a ice-break mixer to welcome the visiting parents of Chinese students. The mixer is held at 7:30pm on July 29th and lasted for about two hours. Totally about 30 people including parents and students attend this mixer. Free food and drink are provided.

Wei Hai and Tien-wen, as representatives of ACSSS, has extended welcome to the visiting parents. The parents have close communications with each other, and we initialized three tours, stanford hospital, SLAC, and the Stanford art museum. The parents choose their interested tours and ACSSS will offer help organize these tours.

Jiang Bian, Yichuan Ding and their mothers has helped organize this mixer. The photos can be found below:
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Communication Skills Workshop on Apr 15/29

Posted Posted by Zizhuo Wang in Activities     Comments 45 Comments

The ACSSS Advising Program hosted two communication skills workshop on Apr. 15th and Apr. 29th. Dr. Freeland from the Center of Teaching and Learning(CTL) at Stanford was invited to lead the workshops and give guidance on the communication skills of Chinese students. The topic of the first workshop is “work on your voice”, which mainly focuses on Exercising on breath, relaxation, vocal control, and articulation. The topic for the second one is making formal presentations. About 40 students attended each session. In the second workshop, five students volunteered to present their academic researches and accept critiques from Dr. Freeland and other students. The photo can be found below:
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There are two coming workshops in the rest of the quarter. One is about interview skills and the other is about debate. We hope that everybody can join us to learn from the experts and have fun in the workshops!

Theme Party: Entertainment Frontier, Apr 24

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ACSSS activity group has brought a fantastic party night at GCC havana room! The party is designed and organized delicately, with a focus on the topic of Entertainment Frontier Culture (娱乐大盘点), including movie, hot stars, hot musics, and cartoons. Totally 17 students/visiting scholars (about half/half) attended the party.  Five teams were formed and underwent exciting and funny competitive games, including:

1. Singing at a break point of a pop song;

2. Guess a particular object upon three given hints;

3. Perform at a break point of a young idol soap.

Prizes are awarded to teams according to their performance.

The aim of this Theme party is to get people involved and enjoy a complete recreation from the daily work. Join our theme party next time if you are interested!

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