Language Commons

Spaces and Resources for Language Learning

Language Commons Grand Opening!

Time and Location: 
New Cabell 298
Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Join us to celebrate the grand opening of The Language Commons on Tuesday, October 24th from 3:30-5:00pm in New Cabell Hall 298 Suite, in conjunction with UVA Global Week. All members of the UVA community are welcome at this afternoon reception, which is the culmination of a day of language learning activities in the Language Commons (schedule below). Remarks by Associate Dean Francesca Fiorani will officially open the space. Refreshments provided.

The updated schedule of Grand Opening events is below:

  • All Day (beginning 8am):

    • LC open for use

    • Enter the LC Raffle for your chance at a prize! (prizes include gift certificates to Foods of All Nations & language learning materials)

    • Photo Contest winners displayed in the LC

  • 11:00-11:45am Yoga en Español (Open to all levels; some experience with yoga and Spanish is recommended. RSVP at:, and please bring your mat)

  • 2:00-2:45pm Maximizing Language Study Abroad (Co-sponsored by The Language Commons and International Studies Office, this session will introduce logistics of applying to study abroad, and strategies for language learning in immersion settings, from study abroad returnees)

  • 3:30-5:00pm Grand Opening Reception (remarks from Assoc. Dean Francesca Fiorani, tours, refreshments, raffle drawing)