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EIU Office of International Students and Scholars

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK

November 9 - November 15, 2018

EIU Celebrates International Education Week 2017

IEW 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.

US Department of State - International Education Week 

As part of this initiative, Eastern Illinois University and Charleston celebrated the tremendous benefits of international education and exchange. We appreciated your participation in the many activities and experiences at International Education Week 2018!
 
IEW Schedule
Here was the schedule for 2018!
 
International Meals at EIU

11/12  Indian Dinner at Taylor

11/13  Mexican Lunch at Thomas

11/13 Asian Dinner at Tower

11/14 Greek Lunch & Dinner at Tower


Wednesday, November 7

Study Abroad Fair

10:00 am - 3:00 pm, MLK Union, University Ballroom: Learn about international programs of study at EIU! Apply for your passport on site!
Sponsored by EIU Office of Study Abroad


Friday, November 9 KICKOFF EVENT!

Global Culture Night
Red Carpet 6:00 pm
7:00 - 9:00 pm, MLK Union, University Ballroom: Celebrate diversity, culture, and friendship with music, fashion, and dancing.
Sponsored by EIU Association of International Students, EIU Office of Study Abroad, and EIU Office of International Students & Scholars


Saturday, November 10 

International Badminton Games
10:00 am - 12:00 pm, McAfee Gym, Room 2125: Show off your badminton skills!
Sponsored by EIU Association of International Students & EIU Office of International Students and Scholars
 


Sunday, November 11

Multicultural Worship Service
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm, Coleman Hall Auditorium 1255: Join in a cross-cultural service of praise and thanksgiving.
Sponsored by EIU Chi Alpha and EIU Association of International Students


Monday, November 12

International Student Enrollment and the Impact to the U.S. Economy
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm, Buzzard Auditorium 1501: EIU Assistant Dean for International Education, Mutombo Andy Kabasele, will speak about the benefits international students have on the United States economy.
Sponsored by EIU Office of Study Abroad and EIU Office of International Students and Scholars


International Poetry Night
6:00 pm, Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Avenue, Charleston, IL
Listen to community members, EIU students, and staff perform poetry in different languages.
Sponsored by Jackson Avenue Coffee and EIU Association of International Students


Tuesday, November 13

Foreign Film Festival

"A Fantastic Woman"

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Coleman Auditorium 1255: Marina's life is thrown into turmoil following the death of her partner. Mourning the loss of the man she loved, she finds herself under intense scrutiny from those with no regard for her privacy.
Sponsored by The Language Company

"The Insult"
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Buzzard Auditorium 1501: A minor incident between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee turns into an explosive trial that ends up dividing the two communities.
Sponsored by The Language Company 


Thursday, November 15

U.S. Immigration Stories
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm, Doudna Lecture Hall: EIU students and faculty will share their stories about coming to the United States.
Sponsored by EIU Office of Study Abroad & EIU Office of International Students and Scholars

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Office of International Students and Scholars

1170 Blair Hall
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, Illinois
61920-3099 USA
+001(217)581-2321
oiss@eiu.edu


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