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International Education Week Comes to USD

Did you know that USD Ranks 2nd in the nation for undergraduate Study Abroad Participation? Or that USD hosts international students and scholars from 65 countries around the world?  We invite you to support, experience, and learn about the rich and unique International culture and opportunities at USD, at this annual International Education Week, November 14-18, 2011. 

International Education Week (IEW) is a joint initiative of the US Department of Education and the US Department of State to recognize the global exchange environment between the United States and other countries.   Below is a list of events that will take place during the week.  For more information about International Education Week and details about each event, please go to sandiego.edu/international/iew

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

SYE 2013 Info Session (for freshmen only)
Serra Hall, room 215
12:15 – 1:00 p.m. and 1:15-2:00 p.m.

SD Asian Film Festival Pre-Movie Reception
Hosted by United Front Multicultural Center (RSVP required – email: ufmc@sandiego.edu) SLP, room 418
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

SD Asian Film Festival Showcase: Outdoor Movie “Ping Pong Playa”
SLP Plaza Mayor
7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

“Bhutto: You Can’t Murder a Legacy”
Co-sponsored by Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice and College of Arts and Sciences
Kroc IPJ Theatre
6:30 p.m.

Italian Movie Night with Dr. Loredana Di Martino “Mio Fratello è Figlio Unico “ – “My Brother is an Only Child”
Kroc IPJ, room 217
7:00 p.m.

November 17, 2011

FRESH@USD- “Studying Abroad”
Hahn UC, room 128
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

International Poetry Night
French Parlor (Founders Hall, room 154)
7:00 p.m.
Students, faculty and staff are invited to read their original works or the works of others in any language. Light snacks and refreshments will be served.

Friday, November 18, 2011
International Student Organization (ISO) Holiday Dinner
Hahn UC Forums
7:00 p.m.

International Education Week (IEW) includes programs and activities celebrating and promoting awareness of the many international educational opportunities available to the USD campus community. USD’s International Center established a university-wide committee to design a week of engaging campus activities to promote global awareness and international literacy. University-wide sponsorship for International Education Week events is made possible by:  the International Center, Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, College of Arts & Sciences, School of Business Administration, Ahlers Center for International Business, School of Leadership and Education Sciences, School of Law, Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, Office of Student Affairs and the Social Issues Committee.

"International education week emphasizes the importance of international students and celebrates the fact that we are appreciated at USD." Cowas Jenghir

Internationalization at USD