UCO International House serves High Tea in Edmond

The University of Central Oklahoma’s International House in Edmond offers High Tea with a spot of global culture.
From Staff Reports Modified: April 30, 2014 at 1:40 pm •  Published: May 1, 2014

The University of Central Oklahoma’s International House offers High Tea with a spot of global culture from 3 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. The International House is at 912 N Chowning Ave, just north of the main campus.

The tea is free and open to the public.

“This is a place where we want cultures to meet,” manager Nela Mrchkovska said.

Dennis Dunham, the school’s executive director of global affairs, said the International House is a link between international and American students.

Modeled after traditional British afternoon tea, High Tea provides a time for students and guests to relax and experience global cultures through transformative learning experiences.

Guests are served loose-leaf Chinese oolong and green teas as well as British-style butter cookies. Malaysian, African and Thai teas, as well as Turkish and Arabic coffee, are available upon request.

“High Tea offers a warm, relaxing atmosphere for our community. Guests can enjoy a cup of tea and experience diversity. It’s a short stop between work and home, or just a place to meet up with a friend,” Mrchkovska said.

For a complete schedule of events, go to www.uco.edu/ihouse or contact the International House by phone at 888-3583 or email at ihouse@uco.edu.