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International Education Week 2021

International Education Week (IEW) will be observed nationally November 15-19. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This week of events promotes programs and prepares U.S. Americans for a global environment and to attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange their experiences.

Events and Registration

All students, staff, and faculty are encourged to participate in these events!

Where applicable, join virtual events and complete sign-ups using the links below. Don't forget to check our events out on Engage using the Corq app as well! 

Monday, November 15

Event Time and Location  

Study Abroad Information Session

learn about scholarships for study abroad and faculty led programs

1:00 - 2:00 PM
UC Multipurpose Room

 

Volunteer with AmeriCorp and SBP (Disaster Recovery)
Drive Change today, be a leader for tomorrow: Fighting Inequity in Disaster Recovery

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Attend this Virtual Event

 

 

Tuesday, November 16

Event Time and Location  

International Education: Vital for a 21st Century Education

presented by American University

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Register for this virtual event

 

Documentary: Latin America
The Most Dangerous Ways to School

hosted by LASO

5:00 - 6:00 PM
UC Catamount Room

Degree Plus Event

Cultural Responsiveness

Friendsgiving

hosted by International PAL Program

7:00 PM
Homebase

 

 

Wednesday, November 17

Event Time and Location  

Courtyard Cafe
Courtyard Dining Hall

Cost: Student Meal Plan or $9.78

Home Zone: Germany

  • Homemade Spaetzle
  • Braised Red Cabbage
  • Hot German Potato Salad
  • Bratwurst and Sauerkraut
  • German Chocolate Cake

International: Vietnam

  • Pork and Noodle Salad
  • Chicken Pho
  • Tofu Banh Mi

 

Peace Corps Information
A Day in the Life of a Peace Corps Education Volunteer

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Register for this virtual event

Degree Plus Event

Cultural Responsiveness


Study Abroad Alumni Panel

6:00 - 7:00 PM

UC Multipurpose Room

Degree Plus Event

Cultural Responsiveness

 

Thursday, November 18

Event Time and Location  

Community Service Opportunity
Think Globally, Act Locally

Roadside Litter Pick-Up (part of the NC DOT Adopt-a-Highway Program)

2:00 - 4:00 PM

SIGN UP by 11/16

 

Cultural Presentation: Brazil + Netherlands

5:00 - 6:15 PM

UC 215

Degree Plus Event

Cultural Responsiveness

Japan Night: Careers in Japanese Business

Hosted by the Japanese Program

Download the Event Flyer

Part 1
5:15 - 6:15 PM

Attend this Virtual Event

Part 2
6:20 - 7:45 PM

Attend this Virtual Event

Degree Plus Event

Cultural Responsiveness

International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate the benefits of international education and worldwide exchange. https://eca.state.gov/programs-initiatives/international-education-week

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