International Education Week

International Education Week (IEW), November 12-16, 2018 is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.     - U.S. Department of State

The Center for International Programs invites you to celebrate the global community at Saint Mary's by participating in International Education Week!  The international exchange of education and cultures promotes peace and understanding among students, staff and faculty to create a richer SMC community.  In honor of International Education Week, the Center for International Programs is hosting an array of events to bring our campus closer to the global community.

 

 

Get Involved in International Education Week 2018!

Monday, November 12

Photo Contest

The Center for International Programs invites the SMC community to submit photos from their travels abroad!  Students, staff and faculty can vote for their favorite photo and the winner will win a prize.

Sponsor: Center for International Programs

Global Display: Dante Hall, First Floor Display Case

Learn more about International Education Week and find out some fun facts about the global community here at SMC!

Sponsor: International House & Center for International Programs

Chat with a Study Abroad Peer Mentor

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Did you know that Saint Mary's is one of the top 10 colleges of its size to send students abroad?  That's right!  Find out more about our study abroad programs from our Study Abroad Peer Mentors.

Sponsor: Study Abroad Peer Mentors

Center for International Programs Open House

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Meet the staff at the Center for International Programs office and find out more about what we do to promote internationalization at SMC!

Sponsor: Center for International Programs

Wednesday, November 14

Alumni Voices: OPT Experiences from the Field

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Learn about what our international alumni are working on now!  In this panel-style presentation, international SMC alumni will talk about their job hunt, employment experiences in the U.S., and give some useful interview and networking tips.

Sponsor: Center for International Programs

Thursday, November 15

Global Potluck*

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*By invitation only

Food is one of the best ways to experience cultural exchange!  Bring an international dish to share with members of the global community.

Sponsor: World Languages Department & Center for International Programs

Friday, November 16

Mini Global Fair Trade Friday

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Stop by for some fair trade coffee and tea!  By purchasing fair trade items, we all have a positive impact on living and working conditions world wide - not to mention it's great for the environment!

Sponsor: Mission & Ministry & Center for International Programs