What is International Education Week?

We are excited to be celebrating International Education Week 2018 at NDSU! According to the U.S. State Department, "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."

For more information on International Education Week at the national level, please visit https://iew.state.gov. 

Schedule of Events

Nov. 13-16

Sample a different international coffee each day
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Office of International Student and Study Abroad Services, Memorial Union room 116

Tuesday, Nov. 13

Diversi-Tea
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Memorial Union Mandan Room
Learn about the tea plant, try different types of tea and discover how tea relates to our diversity. Feel free to bring your own mug to take home a cup of your favorite tea.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

U.S. Student Fulbright Presentation
Noon – 1 p.m.
Memorial Union Rose Room
The Fulbright Program was designed to “foster leadership, learning and empathy between cultures.” Representatives from the Office of International Student Services Fulbright will be presenting on student opportunities to participate in the U.S. Student Fulbright Program: https://us.fulbrightonline.org.

Thursday, Nov. 15

Passport Drive
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Memorial Union Room of Nations
Need a passport? Make an appointment today to get your new U.S. Passport book or card during the Passport Drive being held during International Education Week. Passport photos can also be taken at the same time to make the process convenient for students, faculty and staff! Can’t make it during the drive? You are in luck because Study Abroad Services is an official U.S. Passport Acceptance Facility that offers appointments daily. Make an online appointment by Tuesday, Nov. 13th to get your Passport during the Drive at www.ndsu.edu/studyabroad/passport

Friday, Nov. 16

International Trivia
Noon—1 p.m.
Memorial Union Room of Nations
Students - Come test your international knowledge with a fun game of trivia! Snacks will be available. Grand prize is available to the winning team of students. Sign up your team of 2-4 participants in the Office of International Student and Study Abroad Services at the front desk of Memorial Union 116 or email Suzan.Wolter@ndsu.edu.

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