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International Education Week 2020

WCU will celebrate International Education Week (IEW) from November 2-6, 2020. It will be officially observed nationally from November 16-20. 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. It 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, faculty, and are encourged to participate in these events! Campus and participant safety is paramount, so unless otherwise indicated, all events will be hosted virtually to ensure proper social distancing.

Join events and register (where applicable) using the links below. Don't forget to check our events out on Engage using the Corq app as well! 

Thursday, October 29 (IEW Kick-Off)

Event Time and Location  

Global Citizenship Panel: Local Actions - Global Impact

5:15 - 6:30 PM
Zoom

Registration: TBA

Degree Plus Event

Cultural Responsiveness

Scary Stories from Around the World

hosted by International Catamounts (I-Cats) in collaboration with the Latino Appreciation Student Organization (LASO)

6:00 - 7:00 PM
Zoom

Join the Event

 



Monday, November 02

Event Time and Location  

Cross-Cultural Conversation Hour

hosted by the Intensive English Program

9:30 - 10:30 AM
Zoom

Register for this Event

Degree Plus Event

Cultural Responsiveness



Tuesday, November 03

Event Time and Location  

International Lunch Menu @ Brown Hall

10:45 AM - 2:00 PM
The Lodge at Brown Hall

 

Study Abroad Information Session

1:00 - 2:00 PM
Zoom

Join the Event

Degree Plus Event

Cultural Responsiveness



Wednesday, November 04

Event Time and Location  

Study Abroad Alumni Student Panel

6:00 - 7:00 PM
Zoom

Join the Event

Degree Plus Event

Cultural Responsiveness




Thursday, November 05

Event Time and Location  

Cultural Presentation: Brazil and the Netherlands

5:15 - 6:30 PM
Zoom

Join the Event

Degree Plus Event

Cultural Responsiveness



Friday, November 06

Event Time and Location  

Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program 

hosted by the WCU Japanese Program

9:00 - 10:00 AM
Zoom

Join the Event

 

International Menu @ Courtyard

10:45 AM - 4:30 PM
Courtyard Café

 

 

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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