UA Students Celebrate World Friends Day at University Place

More than 55 students representing 19 countries from UA’s English Language Institute shared their cultures through games, songs and dance at “World Friends Day,” an ELI program at University Place Elementary School on Nov. 17.

The University of Alabama, the state’s oldest and largest public institution of higher education, is a student-centered research university that draws the best and brightest to an academic community committed to providing a premier undergraduate and graduate education. UA is dedicated to achieving excellence in scholarship, collaboration and intellectual engagement; providing public outreach and service to the state of Alabama and the nation; and nurturing a campus environment that fosters collegiality, respect and inclusivity.