International Education Week

Each year, the U.S. Departments of State & Education sponsor International Education Week (IEW). IEW is a celebration of the importance of international education in the United States.

During IEW, the Office of International Services works with units around the university to host several cultural programming events.

IEW 2015 will be from November 16-20. Please see the following schedule:


November 16-20, 2015


Monday, November 16

Indian Cuisine in the GSU Café

Multicultural Fashion Show (3-5pm, HALL OF GOVERNORS, sponsored by student club International Culture Organization (ICO))  Postponed to Spring

Tuesday, November 17

Thai Cuisine in the GSU Café

Study Abroad Fair & Community Resource Fair (12:00pm-4:00pm, HALL OF GOVERNORS, Community Resource Fair sponsored by Civic Engagement and Community Service Center)

  •      Study Abroad Fair Providers: IPSL, Athena Study Abroad, IES Abroad, CIMBA Italy Programs, CAPA The Global Education Network, U.S. Passport Agency, Jessica Roeda (GSU intern on Prestigious Scholarship Awards)

Study Abroad Presentations (11:30am-4:30pm, HALL OF HONORS, see below)

11:30-12:00Prestigious Scholarship Awards by GSU intern Jessica Roeda
1:00-1:30Athena Study Abroad Programs "Top 5 Myths of Study Abroad"
1:30-2:00IES Abroad Study & Intern Abroad Opportunities
2:00-2:30Study and Intern Abroad with CAPA The Global Education Network
2:30-3:00CIMBA Italy Programs Information Session: Undergraduate and Graduate Study Abroad
3:00-3:45GSU Counseling in Thailand presented by former participants
4:00-4:30Study and Volunteer Abroad for Academic Credit with IPSL

Wednesday, November 18

Polynesian Cuisine in the GSU Café

International Coffee Sale Fundraiser for ICO Student Club, International Service Learning Crafts Sale Fundraiser for Nicaragua (10:00am-2:00pm, HALL OF GOVERNORS)

“The Need for Global Literature in Classrooms” Prof. Megan McCaffrey (11:00am-12:00pm, ENGBRETSEN HALL)
International Story Telling (12:00pm-2:00pm, HALL OF GOVERNORS)

GSU Faculty- Led Programs (2:00pm-5:00pm, E LOUNGE HALL)
SESSION 1: Health Administration in Sweden (2:00pm-3:00pm)
SESSION 2: COB Faculty-Led Programs (3:30-4:30pm)

“Understanding Restorative Justice” Prof. Joao Salm - Discussion and Screening of Academy Award Winning Documentary LONG NIGHT’S JOURNEY INTO DAY (6-8pm, ENGBRETSEN HALL, sponsored by the Department of Restorative Justice)

Thursday, November 19

Central American Cuisine in the GSU Café 

"Go Global: Basic Guideline for Export" Workshop, 9:30am-11:00am, SBDC Conference Room C3300; sponsored by the Small Business Development Center.
 “Student Life Around the Globe” Zinta Konrad, International Educator, and panel of international students (1:00pm-2:00pm, ENGBRETSON HALL)

Salsa Dancing Lessons, lesson by professional salsa instructor from May I Have This Dance (3:00pm-5:00pm, Café Annex)

Friday, November 20

Moroccan Cuisine in the GSU Café

“START SOMETHING THAT MATTERS SUMMIT” (1:30pm-4:30pm, ENGBRETSON HALL, Sponsored by the Intellectual Life Grant, Friends of the Library and OIS, refreshments served)
1:30pm-1:45pm David Deeds presenting on “Combating Human Trafficking”
1:45pm-2:00pm Shaniqua Jones presenting on “Implementing Restorative Justice”
2:15pm-3:15pm Harry Rhodes on “Sustainability and Social Justice: Social Enterprise, Transitional Jobs and Community Development”
3:30pm-4:30pm Thea Polancic on “Conscious Capitalism”

In honor of International Education Week, international books will be on display on the library balcony all week. 

Instagram Photo Contest with prizes! Check #GSUIEW2015 for details.