International Education Week will be observed Nov. 15-19. The week is a coordinated initiative between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to recognize the importance of supporting international students and scholars on our campuses and sending American students abroad for study and cultural interchange.
Select events include:
- International Student Association Info Table and Flag Buttons – Monday, Nov. 15, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Dining Hall Atrium and Tuesday, Nov. 16, and Wednesday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the EUC Commons. Find out more about getting involved with the International Student Association (ISA). Pick up a country flag button and purchase tickets for the ISA Semi Formal.
- Study Abroad Photo Contest – Tuesday, Nov. 16-Thursday, Nov. 18, from 10a.m.-3 p.m. in the EUC Commons. Vote for your favorite international photos in several different categories. Winners will be announced at the IEW Friday Fest – International Fashion Show on Friday, Nov. 19, at 2 p.m. in Ferguson 100.
- International Honors Abroad: A Student Perspective – Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 3 p.m. in Joyner Room, EUC. Four UNCG students will give an overview of their experiences in three post-Soviet cultures, drawing on their blog posts across a semester study abroad.
- Friday Fest: Friday, Nov. 19, from 2-4 p.m. in the Phillips Hawkins Basement: Study Abroad Photo Contest winners announced and international Friday Fest cultural presentation, followed by a reception.
Other events and activities for specific audiences, such as F-1 international students, Bryan business students, parents, staff and faculty will also happen during this week.
For further details, visit www.uncg.edu/ipg/iew2010.pdf.