Author Archives: Laurie Ferris

About Laurie Ferris

As the Communications Strategist for International House at UC Berkeley, I share stories online and in our I-House Times Newsletter. I created this blog for alumni, residents and staff to share the I-House experience with the UC Berkeley community and beyond. I love to share a good thing. My motto: Share the Love! ♥

Our 88th Birthday, Host Family Program, Global Homecoming and more

Dear alumni and friends, Today is our birthday! Please help us celebrate by sharing a story for our I-House Stories website. To submit your story, click here, or share a post  on Facebook or Instagram telling us about why you love International House. Tag I-House and include the … Continue reading

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Introducing the 2018 Gala award recipients

On April 9th, International House will celebrate the Annual Celebration and Awards Gala, welcoming Chancellor Carol Christ and presenting awards to I-House Alumni Irving Tragen (IH 1943-47) and the members of WattTime. Now in its 30th year, this annual event raises … Continue reading

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Introducing Chef Todd and our 2018 Gala menu

We are happy to introduce Todd Koenigsberg as our new Executive Chef here at I-House. Todd hails from the famed Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York and has worked with renowned chefs Bobby Flay and Mario Batali. Read … Continue reading

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Seize the moment and help us reach 88 donations for I-House today!

Big Give has arrived. Seize the moment and help us reach 88 donations for I-House today! UC Berkeley’s Big Give, a 24-hour online fundraising blitz has started! All online donations made to International House today till 9 pm PST will go towards Big … Continue reading

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You can make your Big Give gift go further at I-House

Big Give is on Thursday, March 8th, but you can help us spread the word now! Dear I-House Friends, We are in the final countdown for UC Berkeley’s Big Give, a 24-hour online fundraising blitz. All online donations made to International House between 9 … Continue reading

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The I-House Connection: Get Ready for Big Give and Gala

Dear I-House Friends, Get Ready for Cal Big Give on March 8th I-House will be participating in UC Berkeley’s Big Give, a 24-hour online fundraising blitz on March 8th. This year,  I-House will be celebrating its 88th Anniversary in August. In honor … Continue reading

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The I-House Connection: Newsletter Edition

Dear I-House Friends, We hope you enjoy the latest edition of I-House Times, which features a message from UC Berkeley Chancellor and Chair of the International House Board of Directors, Carol Christ, about our shared vision for the future. Learn … Continue reading

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