INTO Giving hit the wickets and raise £500 for charity
Cricket teams made up of INTO staff and University of Exeter
staff, (INTO Soup-a-stars), Development & Alumni Relations
(DARO Donkeys), the International Office (International Rescue),
and S/J Knight Decorators (Cowboy Builders), gave up their Sunday
to entertain family and friends whilst raising money for a good
After 8 competitive matches, the Daro Donkeys and the INTO
Soup-a-stars played in an exciting final which ended in a draw,
therefore for 2012 the INTO Giving Charity Shield will share both
names. The £200 prize money was split equally between INTO Giving
and Cricket for Change, a charity run by a University of Exeter
Alumni. Thanks to all the INTO staff who contributed in making the
day a success.
To see all the photos from the day, please visit the INTO University of Exeter Facebook Page. If
you want to learn more about INTO Giving, then please click
INFORM Conference at Newcastle University a success
The third InForm conference, "Is Teaching and Learning Enough?"
was organised by Steven Herron from INTO Newcastle and was held at
Newcastle University. The main focus of the conference was to
identify aspects of initiatives that enhance the overall experience
for international students to prepare them for university
Steven contributed to the sessions and ensured that all of the
arrangements went to plan on the day. Speakers included Professor
Vivienne Baumfield, who is Professor of Pedagogy Policy and
Innovation at the University of Glasgow.
Former Colorado State University student wins bronze medal in
the London 2012 Olympic Games
Janay DeLoach made history earning a bronze medal in the long
jump to become the first former CSU female athlete to win an
Olympic track and field medal. DeLoach posted a leap of 22 feet, 6
inches to slip into the third spot in the final standings. DeLoach
had been in fourth place for much of the competition before hitting
her best jump on the fifth of her six attempts.
INTO University of South Florida hold inaugural faculty and
staff bowling tournament
To celebrate the end of the summer semester, faculty and staff
formed their own teams for the single elimination bracket
competition. Team names included such monikers as the Slayers,
Pin-Ups, Latino Heat, Fabulous Fourettes, Lucky Strikers, I Can't
Believe It's Not Gutter, and Cowdilocks and The 3 Bulls, the
champions of the night.
Teams were awarded prizes for such achievements as "Most
Spirited Team" and "Most Interesting Delivery", with prizes also
given for "Worst Dressed Team", "Toilet Bowl (most bathroom
breaks)", and "Needs Bumpers".
"This was just another great opportunity for everyone in the
Centre to get out of the office, mix and mingle, and blow off some
competitive steam," said Sean Gilmore, Assistant Centre Director at
Click here to see photos of the tournament on
the INTO Network Flickr account.