News & Events

November 4, 2014

Voting: A Right and a Privilege

It was great to see the flurry of activity down the hall this past week as the Midwood International & Cultural Center was designated as an […]
November 4, 2014

Making the African Connection

International House had the honor of hosting two cohorts of Professional Fellows from Zambia and Zimbabwe this past year. Our most recent delegation featured 6 dynamic […]
October 2, 2014

Volunteer with a Passion for Teaching: Amy Rae Foss

When Amy Rae Foss first visited the International Book Club at International House, she had no idea how that decision would impact her life … or […]
October 1, 2014

Generous Donors Make Legacy Gift to International House

Although International House’s capital campaign was mostly complete at the end of 2012, higher than anticipated renovation costs for our move to the former Midwood High […]
September 2, 2014

From Immigrant to Entrepreneur to Citizen: An International House Success Story

Seven years ago, Tihomir left his home country and was on his way to Chicago to continue his culinary education. Along the way he decided to […]
August 1, 2014

Dedicated Tutor Helps Student Achieve Her Dream

Growing up in Mexico, Maricela Boyzo’s father believed that children should work and not go to school. So when she arrived in the USA as a […]
July 3, 2014

Do You Believe?

Do You Believe? From Denise Cumbee Long, Executive Director of International House I recently made a presentation about International House at a local rotary club meeting. […]
June 26, 2014

Volunteer as a Home Host for Our International Visitors

    Looking for opportunities to engage with our international visitors? For further questions or to volunteer as a home host, please contact Johnelle Causwell at  (704) […]
June 26, 2014

Volunteer as an English or Citizenship Tutor

Want to make an immediate difference in someone’s life?   Become a tutor at International House! Our next cycle of English Tutoring and Citizenship classes begins July […]