Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Today our Taiwanese guests visited SMU and the Bush Presidential Library on the campus of SMU. It was a lovely day - perfect for a walking tour of the beautiful campus. Students learned about SMU and the American University system and also about the legacy of President George W Bush. They also stopped to have lunch at Snuffer's, a famous Dallas Hamburger Restaurant. It was a fantastic day!
Friday, September 8, 2017
Today our Taiwan delegation gave a presentation all about their school and their country. They also performed a song for our students. It was a marvelous presentation, very interesting and entertaining. We all learned so much about beautiful Taiwan - we hope to visit in the future!
Thursday, September 7, 2017
Today our delegation for Taiwan toured downtown Dallas. They visited Dealy Plaza, City Hall, The Geo Deck at the Hyatt Regency and the Meyerson Symphony center. We were especially excited for our guests to visit the Meyerson and City Hall because both buildings were designed by the famous Chinese architect, I. M Pei. Pei also taught architecture and designed buildings in Taichung City, Taiwan, the home of our guests. It was a wonderful day for all and a lovely introduction to Big D!
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Today was a day of welcome for our visiting delegation from Taiwan. Our guests enjoyed a tour of the school, classes with our students and a Hello Kitty themed welcome party. Our UA Dallas Administration welcomed the students and teachers to Ursuline Academy. There was cake, laughter and even a surprise visit from Honey Buns, UA's mascot. It was a lovely beginning to our time together!
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
It's a new school year and we are excited to welcome our new friends from Stella Matutina Girls' High School in Taichung, Taiwan. This delegation is the first to visit UA this year. It is also the first time that Stella Matutina has had an exchange with a school in the USA. the group arrived today at DFW Airport and, although they were tired after the long flight from Hong Kong, the students were overjoyed to meet their UA hosts.