Center for International Studies and Programs

International Education Week Calendar of Events

International Education Week logoKICK-OFF WEEK: NOVEMBER 10-14, 2014                  IEW WEEK:  NOVEMBER 17-21, 2014

Celebrate international education and exchange worldwide

·         prepare for a global environment

·         be an international leader

 

Click on the specific day for a list of events.  

Monday,
November
10

 

    Friday,
November 
14
 
On-campus
Dinning
Around the World
 


Monday,
November 17


Tuesday
November 18

Wednesday
November 19
Thursday
November 20
Friday
November 21
International Voices 
Library Exhibit

International
Education
Week
History
 
International Photo Contest      
CISP/IEW Home

 


  November 10-14

World Tour Tastes Week - UT Dining Services prepare cuisine from around the world. 

Nov 10 – Taste of Ireland at Parks for Dinner

Nov 11 – Taste of Italy at South for Lunch

Nov 12 – Taste of China at I-House for Dinner

Nov 13 – Taste of Mexico at Ottawa for Dinner

Nov 14 – Taste of Greece at South for Lunch

 International Photo Contest for Students

UT students are invited to enter an international photo for a chance to win movie tickets and dinner for 2!'International photos' are defined as photos taken overseas or photos of international events taken domestically.  For more information and detail descriptions.

 International Photo Contest for Faculty and Staff

UT faculty and staff are also invited to enter an international photo for a chance to win movie tickets and dinner for 2!'International photos' are defined as photos taken overseas or photos of international events taken domestically.  

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Friday, November 14, 2014

Arab American Museum; Guided Tour

Date: Friday, November 14
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Dearborn, Michigan

Sponsored by: The Eberly Center for Women

The Arab American National Museum, in Dearborn, MI is the first and only museum in the United States devoted to Arab American history and culture.  This beautiful museum brings to light the shared experiences of immigrants and ethnic groups, paying tribute to the diversity of our nation.  This trip is free to UT faculty, staff and students.  A free lunch will be served at the museum, followed by a presentation and guided tours of the museum galleries.  Accommodations will be made for afternoon communal prayers with a visit to the Islamic Center Mosque. 

Space is limited.  Reservations are required.  To reserve your seat on the bus and entry to the museum, please stop by the Eberly Center, 0168 Tucker Hall or call 419.530.8570.

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Monday, November 17, 2014

International Voices Library Exhibit:
Voices from around the world share their stories, views, and passions.

Location: Carlson Library Lobby

Location: Carlson Library Lobby     (Exhibit runs through November 17-21)

Passport Day

Date: Monday, November 17
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Snyder Memorial, Suite 1000

Stop in to schedule a passport appointment during the fall semester and receive a FREE passport photo!  Email cisp@utoledo.edu or call 419-530-5268 for more information. 

Explore your World with CISP

Date: Monday, November 17
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
Location: Student Union, Trimble Lounge

Find out how you can explore the world through the Center for International Studies and Programs (CISP)!  Free fun activities and food will be provided and sponsored through the American Language Institute, Confucius Institute, and the Education Abroad Office.

Activity:  Make a Chinese bracelet

Games:  UT students are invited to come to the table and play these games from Saudi Arabia and China, with the students helping the UT students with directions. Games include Ballot, Karom, Majon, and Chinese checkers. Supplemental items, like Arabic coffee and snacks, would be available for game players to feel more comfortable.

Travel Workshop for F-1 & J-1 International Students

Date: Monday, November 17
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
Location: Snyder Memorial, Room 1100

Planning on traveling outside of the U.S. soon? Attend an information session about what you need to know before you travel outside of the U.S.  Bring your I-20 and have same day signature service!

Education Abroad Info Session ~ Featuring European Destinations

Date: Monday, November 17, 2014
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Snyder Memorial, Room 1100

Are you interested in traveling and experiencing a new culture WHILE gaining college credit?  Get inspired by UT students as they share their European education abroad experiences.  Refreshments will be provided. 

Department of Foreign Languages Arabic Film Viewing

Date: Monday, November 17       
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Field House, Room 1050

Enjoy an evening viewing an Arabic film with the Department of Foreign Languages!

Education Abroad Info Session for Campus Residents

Date: Monday, November 17
Time: 7:00 pm -9:00 pm
Location: Carter Hall, Huddle

Are you interested in traveling and experiencing a new culture WHILE gaining college credit?  Get inspired by UT students as they share their study abroad experiences.  Refreshments will be provided.  

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014


Education Abroad Info Session ~ Featuring Costa Rica

Date: Tuesday, November 18
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Snyder Memorial, Room 1100

Are you interested in traveling and experiencing a new culture WHILE gaining college credit?  Get inspired by UT faculty and students as they share their education abroad experiences in Costa Rica.  Refreshments will be provided.

Explore Your World with CISP

Date: Tuesday, November 18
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
Location: Student Union, Trimble Lounge

Find out how you can explore the world through the Center for International Studies and Programs (CISP)!  Free fun activities and food will be provided and sponsored through the American Language Institute, Confucius Institute, and the Education Abroad Office.

Activity: origami (panda, lotus flower, and boat)

Games:  UT students are invited to come to the table and play these games from Saudi Arabia and China, with the students helping the UT students with directions. Games include Ballot, Karom, Majon, and Chinese checkers. Supplemental items, like Arabic coffee and snacks, would be available for game players to feel more comfortable.

Go Global!  Education Abroad Launches Career Opportunities

Date: Tuesday, November 18
Time: 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Student Union, Room 2582/84

Develop a global mindset!  Keynote speaker, Stacie Nevadomski Berdan, a seasoned global executive, international career expert, and award-winning author will provide information on how you can succeed in the global marketplace.  Learn how an education abroad experience will benefit you academically, personally, and professionally, as well as prepare you for a domestic or international career.

Peace Corps Info Session

Date: Tuesday, November 18
Time: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Snyder Memorial, Room 1100

Come learn about the opportunity to live, learn and work overseas with the Peace Corps.  Returned volunteers will share their experience overseas.

Department of Foreign Languages Spanish Film Viewing

Date: Tuesday, November 18
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Field House, Room 2480

Enjoy an evening viewing a Spanish film with the Department of Foreign Languages! 

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Wednesday, November 19

Employment for F-1 and J-1 International Students

Date: Wednesday, November 19
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Snyder Memorial, Room 1100

How to apply for Optional Practical Training and Curricular Practical Training.

International Village

Date: Wednesday, November 19
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Student Union Auditorium

Enjoy free international foods, activities, and performances by UT international students during I-Village. International Student Association's member organizations will showcase the cultures they represent.

Ask a Diplomat

Date: Wednesday, November 19
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Location: Student Union, Room 2591

Have you wondered about working overseas? Does the life of a U.S. diplomat intrigue you?  Attend Diplomat in Residence Michelle Jones’ informational presentation on U.S. Foreign Service careers.  Your questions about career opportunities, including internships, fellowships, and Civil and Foreign Service positions will be answered!

Department of Foreign Language Study Abroad Reception

Date: Monday, November 24 (NEW DATE)
Time: 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Field House, Room 2420

Learn more about study abroad through the Department of Foreign Languages.  Here for UT professors who have studied and taught abroad why this experience must be on your bucket list!

Ask a Diplomat

Date: Wednesday, November 19
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Student Union, Room 2591

Have you wondered about working overseas? Does the life of a U.S. diplomat intrigue you?  Attend Diplomat in Residence Michelle Jones’ informational presentation on U.S. Foreign Service careers.  Your questions about career opportunities, including internships, fellowships, and Civil and Foreign Service positions will be answered!

Education Abroad Info Session~ Featuring India

Date: Wednesday, November 19
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Snyder Memorial, Room 1100

Are you interested in traveling and experiencing a new culture WHILE gaining college credit?  Get inspired by UT faculty and students as they share their education abroad experiences in India.  Refreshments will be provided.

International Food Mixer & International Trivia

Date: Wednesday, November 19
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Student Union, Rocky’s Pub

Enjoy international appetizers, mingle with new international and American friends, and test your knowledge of international trivia and current events.  Enter to win movie tickets.  Movie screening to follow!

Department of Foreign Languages German Film Viewing

Date: Wednesday, November 19
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Field House, Room 1050

Enjoy an evening viewing a German film with the Department of Foreign Languages!

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Thursday, November 20  

Experiential ESL Education at the A.L.I 

Date: Thursday, November 20
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:40 p.m.
Location: Student Union, Room 2582 

The UT community is invited to join American Language Institute students as they share their Advanced ESL experiential learning projects. The showcase will highlight the importance of academic collaboration and learning a foreign language from authentic situations. 

Education Abroad Info Session~ Featuring Asia 

Date: Thursday, November 20
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Snyder Memorial, Room 1100 

Are you interested in traveling and experiencing a new culture WHILE gaining college credit?  Get inspired by UT students as they talk about their time abroad in Asia!  Refreshments will be provided.

Explore Your World with CISP 

Date: Thursday, November 20
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
Location: Student Union, Trimble Lounge 

Find out how you can explore the world through the Center for International Studies and Programs (CISP)!  Free fun activities and food will be provided and sponsored through the American Language Institute, Confucius Institute, and the Education Abroad Office.

Games:  UT students are invited to come to the table and play these games from Saudi Arabia and China, with the students helping the UT students with directions. Games include Ballot, Karom, Majon, and Chinese checkers. Supplemental items, like Arabic coffee and snacks, would be available for game players to feel more comfortable.

American Language Institute (ALI)  Poster Display

Date: Thursday, November 20
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
Location: Student Union, Trimble Lounge

ALI students will create posters about a specific aspect of their culture such as food, entertainment, sightseeing, traditional celebrations. The posters will include pictures/key concepts which they will be able to explain to/discuss with other students at the fair. 

Fulbright for Scholars 

Date: Tuesday, November 20
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Student Union, 2591 

Faculty are invited to learn more about theFulbright U.S. Scholar Program, which provides approximately 800 teaching and/or research grants to U.S. faculty and experienced professionals in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. Grants are available in over 125 countries worldwide.

Global Health Exhibit 

Date: Thursday, November 20
Time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Location: Health and Human Services Building, Room 1711 

HEAL 3000 Global Health students will present approximately 30 countries’ public health status.  Attendees can expect to learn about the countries' general economic status, mortality, morbidity, leading causes of death, public health services, and medical workforce statistics.

H-1B Non-Immigrant Status Presentation 

Date: Thursday, November 20
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Snyder Memorial, Room 1100 

Come and learn about the H-1B process works for cap-exempt employers like the University of Toledo.  A summarized presentation of how the H-1B process works here at the University, an explanation of what qualifies for an H-1B petition and the federal regulations that must be followed by both employer and employee  before and during the employment.

Global Climate Disruption: How Do We Know? What Can We Do? 

Date: Thursday, November 20
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Student Union, Room 2591 

Dr. Andy Jorgensen, Chair of the American Chemical Society Committee on Education and Associate Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences at UT, will impart the impact of climate change and what you can do about it.

Department of Foreign Languages French Film Viewing 

Date: Thursday, November 20 
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Field House, Room 2480 

Enjoy an evening viewing a French film with the Department of Foreign Languages! 

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Friday, November 21  

 Fulbright for U.S. Students

Date: Friday, November 21 
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Student Union, Room 2591

Students are invited to learn more about the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, which provides U.S. students annual grants to study, conduct research, or teach English worldwide. 

Explore Your World with CISP

Date: Friday, November  21
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 
Location: Trimble Lounge, Student Union

Find out how you can explore the world through the Center for International Studies and Programs (CISP)!  Free fun activities and food will be provided and sponsored through the American Language Institute, Confucius Institute, and the Education Abroad Office.  

Activity: tea tasting

Games:  UT students are invited to come to the table and play these games from Saudi Arabia and China, with the students helping the UT students with directions. Games include Ballot, Karom, Majon, and Chinese checkers. Supplemental items, like Arabic coffee and snacks, would be available for game players to feel more comfortable.

Education Abroad Info Session~ Featuring South American Destinations

Date: Friday, November 21
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Snyder Memorial, Room 1100

Are you interested in traveling and experiencing a new culture WHILE gaining college credit?  Get inspired by UT students as their time abroad in South American, and also by exchange students who will share their home country.  Refreshments will be provided.

Travel Workshop for F-1 & J-1 International Students

Date: Friday, November 21 
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Snyder Memorial, Room 1100

Travel Workshop for F-1 & J-1 International Students Planning on traveling outside of the U.S. soon? Attend an informational sessions about what you need to know before you travel outside of the U.S. bring your I-20 and have same day signature service!

 American Dreams in China 中国合伙人: 
Confucius Institute and the Department of Foreign Language Film Screening 

Date: Friday, November 21
Time: 3:00 p.m. –5:00 p.m.
Location: Field House, Room 1050

"Never start a business with your best friends.“ So the film was never about business after all. 112 minutes. English Subtitles.

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INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK PARTNERS:

  • Carlson Library
  • Catharine S. Eberly Center for Women
  • Center for International Studies and Programs
  • College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, Dr. Andy Jorgensen
  • Confucius Institute
  • Education Abroad Office
  • HEAL 3000 Global Health Class
  • International Student Association
  • Institute of International Education, Generation Study Abroad, Keynote Speaker – Stacie Nevadomski Berdan
  • Office of International Student and Scholars Services
  • Peace Corps
  • Residence Life
  • The American Language Institute
  • The Department of Foreign Languages
  • The U.S. Department of State, U.S. Foreign Service Officer, Dr. Michelle Jones

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 6/26/15