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International Education Week: November 17-20, 2014

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Int'l Education Week 2014



35th Annual International Festival
Date: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014
Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: University Center (UC) Lawn

The Annual International Festival (I-Fest) has long been an educational and fun celebration at WCU. I-FEST encourages cultural awareness and appreciation, as well as a greater understanding of the world diversity via music, food, dance, arts and crafts. Organizers of I-FEST welcome all WCU students, faculty, and staff together with the surrounding communities of Western North Carolina.

Come and join in celebrating 35 years of I-FEST!

For More Information on I-Fest 2014
Contact the Office of International Programs & Services
Office Phone: 828.227.7494 / 3458
email: international@wcu.edu

Tentative Schedule of events and performers and participants TBA

International Education Week 2013

Theme: "Celebrating Cultural Diversity"

Schedule of Events - November 18-22

U.S. Department of State Website

IEW is a joint initiative of the U.S. Departments of State and Education and is celebrated in more than 100 countries worldwide. IEW is meant to generate enthusiasm, broaden horizons, spark new dialogues, and encourage new ideas to expand international perspectives.

Initiated in 2000 by the US Department of State and the Department of Education, International Education Week emphasizes the importance of increasing student knowledge and awareness of the world's cultures, peoples and languages, and affirms the critical role that international education and exchange programs play in fostering world peace.

Other IPS / Past Events

Date: Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Link: I-FEST '10

Exploring Faith and Culture at WCU 

Event Dates: October 15 – November 15, 2010 

32nd Annual
Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Link: I-FEST '11

International Education Week 2011
November 14 - 18
Link: IEW 2011

33nd Annual
Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Link: I-Fest '12


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