International Programs


International Women’s Mornings

A weekly gathering of women from all over the world (including the USA) for friendship, information, education, support, and service. We gather for tea, coffee and snacks along with learning a new craft, trying a recipe together, or taking a field trip.  All women are welcome.

Tuesday from 9:30am to 11:30am meet in the  Arts and Crafts Room at the Y Center (1000 North Main Street).  First day for 2017 – TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2017

We hope that you will join us! For more information, contact Jenny Schwanke at jenny@vtymca.org.

English Conversation Classes

These weekly classes are for international community members who want to learn English or improve their English language skills. The classes will not only include simple writing tasks, pronunciation, and grammar, but it will also cover other diverse topics. Students can compare of life and customs in the U.S. to  their home countries, learning more about U.S. society and teaching their classmates about their own cultures. There are two class times, both held at the Y Center (1000 North Main Street), in the Art and Crafts Room. Classes are free and walk-ins are welcome!

Wednesdays from 11am to 12pm – Led by Bradley Hertel (hertel@vt.edu)

Mondays from 6pm to 7:30pm – Led by David Andrews (davida12@exchange.vt.edu)  Classes from January 23 – Feb 13th.  NO CLASS on JANUARY 16th.