This is a local organization which offers new Washburn international students an opportunity to develop a friendship with an American family while practicing English and learning more about American culture! Please note that this is not a host family program where a student lives with a family.
Some activities which international students and their American friendship families do together are:
For more information about the Topeka Friendship Network, please visit their website by clicking here.
If you are interested in signing up for an American friendship family, please click on Topeka Friendship Network Signup.
Since the early 1970's the International Center of Topeka, Inc. (ICT, Inc.), a group of university and community volunteers, has been dedicated to assisting WU international students in their academic, social, and cultural well being through a number of scholarships, services and programs. Learn more about ICT.