Women participated in a US Embassy sponsored project entitled BUSINESS PROTOCOL AND MODERN BUSINESS LOOK. (Photo State Department)
On June 14, 2012 the American Corner at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Ljubljana hosted the public event “Oral History & Memory: Understanding the Past from the Perspective of the Present” to present the importance of the oral history in professional and personal research and studies.
Ms. Kristi Sarosik, the U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana Regional Security Officer, visited the school OŠ Miklavž na Dravskem polju to talk to fifty 9th grade students and three professors.
Robyn Davis kicked off her presentation at "OŠ Cerklje ob Krki" by singing the main lyrics to the song, “Papa Was a Rolling Stone” to grab the students' attention.
U.S. Embassy General Services Officer, Mrs. Kimberly McConnell visited “Osnovna šola Voličina.”
U.S. diplomat Mrs. Sarah E. Gjorgjijevski visited school in Senovo ("Osnovna šola XIV. divizije") to participate in the 1st day of a three day UNESCO event organized for different Slovenian schools.
Ms. Meaghan Monfort, Deputy Public Affairs Officer, paid a visit to “Osnovna šola Fram” where the students welcomed her with Slovenian folklore dances, songs, and an accordion concert that was concluded with “Golica.”
Deputy Chief of Mission, Mr. Eugene Young, visited "Osnovna šola Mirna peč.” Mr. Young explained to the students how the United States of America thrives on diversity.
Heidelberg, Germany – The Slovenian Land Forces Commander, Brig. Gen. Branimir Furlan met with commanders and staff of US Army Europe Headquarters in Germany 22-23 May.
Mr. Eugene Young, Deputy Chief of Mission, visited "Osnovna šola Martina Krpana" a school in Ljubljana-Fužine.
Robyn Davis kicked off her presentation at "OŠ Rudolfa Ukoviča" at Podgrad by singing the main lyrics to the song, “Papa Was a Rolling Stone” to grab the students' attention.
Mrs. Kris Fresonke, Political/Military Officer, visited "Osnovna šola Velika dolina (Grand Valley).” Mrs. Fresonke briefly introduced herself, her life as a diplomat and her hometown, Seattle, and its famous Fish Market (with two videos!).
Embassy Management Officer, Ms. Ann Gabrielson, visited Osnovna šola Antona Ingoliča in Spodnja Polskava to talk with 8th grade students about the U.S. and answer their questions on different topics.
The U.S. Embassy supported a photography exhibition of an outstanding American photojournalist Steve McCurry, entitled “South-South East, A Life in Picture,” which captured different aspects of the photographer’s incredible work.
Public Affairs Officer Christopher Wurst visited the students of "OŠ Polhov Gradec." After a cup of tea in the school's library, Mr. Wurst was welcomed with a song played on accordions by two students.
The U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana sent its representative to visit the students of the primary school in Stranje, Stahovica.
Embassy Community Liaison Coordinator Maggie Carlin visited “Osnovna šola Dobrepolje” in Dobrepolje last week.
U.S. diplomat Mark Oliver visited the primary school of Franjo Malgaj in Šentjur near Celje to speak with the students about his home state of Idaho and his work at the U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana.
Deputy Public Affairs Officer Meaghan Monfort visited OŠ Bistrica pri Tržiču on April 17.
Major Charlie Beatty, visited the students at the Brinje school in Grosuplje.
The fifteen year old students at “Osnovna šola Mirana Jarca" in Ljubljana warmly welcomed Mr. Eugene Young, Deputy Chief of Mission.
For change, we visited a high school this time! U.S. Embassy Ljubljana Public Affairs Officer Christopher Wurst discussed all kind of topics with 17 and 18 years old students of "ESIC", a high school (gimnazija) in Kranj.
Enterprising Friday is the innovative project co-funded by the US Embassy, through a small grant, that connects employers and young job seekers. Young people, mainly students, have the unique opportunity to learn about work process in the company from the first hand while visiting their headquarters.
Students of “Osnovna šola Primoža Trubarja” welcomed Mr. Christopher Wurst with a presentation of their school and hometown Laško, known for its spa resort and brewery. Mr. Wurst introduced himself and his activities as a Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Embassy.
After the visit to the school nearby, Planina, we also visited “OŠ Sava Kladnika Sevnica.” There were almost 100 students eager to meet us! Again, a student choir welcomed us, followed with four girls singing “Country Road”/Siva pot, both in English and Slovenian.