TSC Student Summer Program Donations

Please help TSC by donating to the student summer activities programs.  Each year the 32 Tempe student delegates raise funds to support the many summer activities they enjoy with the 32 international student visitors from our sister cities.  If you would like to make a donation, please click here. Make a Summer Program Donation. Tempe […]

Seeing Student Similarities Halfway Around the World

In reflecting on the time I spent this summer in Skopje, Macedonia, I am flooded with fond memories. From the moment that I got off of the plane in Macedonia, I was welcomed with open arms by my host teacher, Maja B. She has since transferred to a different school, but when I visited she […]

Tempe Sister Cities 2013 Year In Review

2013 has been a busy year for Tempe Sister Cities Members and all of our hardworking volunteers, so we thought it important to recap some of our top newsletter stories of the past year.  We hope you will check our web site often as we continue to celebrate our Tempe Sister Cities and Hackett House […]

A Memorable Journey to Macedonia by Violetta (Bektesh) Armour

Call it Serendipity or fate but whatever it is, sometimes life has a way of coming full circle in a wonderful way. My recent trip to Macedonia and search for my ancestors was successful thanks to many chance encounters and to helpful people along the way. And Tempe Sister Cities played a big role in […]

Tempe Sister Cities: Best Overall Program in America

Sister Cities International has recognized Tempe Sister Cities as the Best Overall Program in America. This is the sixth time that Tempe has been recognized as the Best Overall Program in America. Tempe has distinguished itself with a long history of successes. Past delegates have served as National Student Chairmen. Dick Neuheisel, co-founder and President […]

TSC Hosts Reception For President Gjorge Ivanov of the Republic of Macedonia

Tempe Sister Cities hosted a reception to honor President Gjorge Ivanov of the Republic of Macedonia on April 25, 2013. This was the first time Tempe Sister Cities has hosted a reception for a president of a country. It was a beautiful event held at the Hackett House. President Ivanov was impressed with the different […]

Visit From Macedonian Ambassador Philip Reeker and Skopje Travel Itinerary for TSC Members

A special luncheon was held in honor of the visiting Ambassador Philip T Reeker.(pictured to the left) He spoke of the importance of the sister city relationship shared by Tempe and Skopje since 1971. This relationship has had a great impact on the people of Skopje. This unique sister city was the first in Eastern […]

THIRTY-TWO STUDENT DELEGATES SELECTED TO REPRESENT TEMPE

Selection Night was a memorable experience for 32 high school juniors from around Tempe. It was the night they were selected to be 2012 Tempe Sister City Delegates to 8 international destinations. The excitement was in the air as each student stepped up on the stage to hear which sister city they will be visiting […]

Student Delegates Return with Stories to Tell :A blog by Sheridan Rosner, Delegate to Skopje

I finally have time to begin my blog! The four of us (Natalie, Sean, David, and I) arrived on Sunday afternoon. We each left with our families and I finally met Sashka and her parents. She lives in a house about ten minutes from the center of the city by bus. Her mother made chicken […]

A Summer of International Travel and Adventure for 64 Students

Thirty-two Tempe Sister City students are embarking on their unique adventures in one of our many sister cities this month. They will spend 5 weeks with their sister city brother or sister and return with them as part of their exchange. Sixty-four students from all over the world will be experiencing all that Tempe, Arizona […]

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