International Education Week Fall 2015


Monday, November 16

4:00pm to 5:30pm - International Food and Culture Festival

Stop by the Green and experience food and culture from around the world, presented by Stetson international students! Some of the countries represented include: Australia, England, Thailand, Japan, and South Korea.

  • Location: Stetson Green

7:00pm to 8:00pm - Breaking Asian Stereotypes Panel

  • Location: Sage 242

Tuesday, November 17

11:30am to 12:30pm - Study Abroad in Shanghai Information Session

If you're studying Sociology in Shanghai over spring break, come to this info session to learn about the program! Lunch will be served.

  • Location: WORLD: The David and Leighan Rinker Center for International Learning

4:00pm to 5:00pm - Study Abroad in Scotland Information Session

If you're interested in studying abroad in Scotland this summer, come to this info session to learn about the program! Students can take classes in International Business (INTL 201), Management (MGMT 306), and Communication (COMM 290)

  • Location: WORLD: The David and Leighan Rinker Center for International Learning

5:00pm to 7:00pm - Australian Football Games

Learn how to play Australian football - taught by international students! 

  • Location: Rinker Field

Wednesday, November 18

10:30am - 2:30pm - Acirema

Acirema is a simulation exercise designed to sensitize participants to the difficulties that international students encounter in their quest for an American education.

  • Location: Stetson Room

4:00pm - 5:00pm - Sparkle with Knowledge and Compassion: The Significance of Diwali

Millions of people around the world celebrate Diwali or "the festival of lights". This five-day celebration is the largest festival and national holiday in India. Join us for a wonderful celebration of learning! In this interactive session, you will have the opportunity to hear stories, dance, make diyas (lamps), and color mandalas. This presentation will include adult and children's perspectives, as it will be facilitated by Dr. Shankar-Brown, Associate Professor, Jessie Ball DuPont, Chair of Social Justice Education, Mr. Benjamin Brown, Instructional Designer, and their children - Valen, a sixth grader at Southwestern Middle School, and Romila, a kindergartner at Citrus Grove Elementary School.

  • Location: LBC 014

4:00pm to 6:00pm - Study Abroad Mixer

Our vision involves having students who are interested in going abroad to come and ask their questions and hear stories from students who have gone abroad themselves. This is a great opportunity for students to talk about their adventures to others. All are welcome!

  • Location: Stetson Green

Thursday, November 19

12:00pm to 2:00pm - The Great American Smoke Out

The smoke out is an opportunity to educate the public on current trends of smoking and ways to quit. World, Health and Wellness in conjuction with the Volusia County Health department will be addressing the issue on Smoking can Cessation.

  • Location: CUB

5:00pm to 6:00pm - Study Abroad Information Session

In this study abroad information session, students will learn the types of programs that Stetson offers, how to choose a program that is right for you, transfer of course credits, application procedures, financial aid, and scholarships. You will learn everything that you need to get the best from your study abroad experience.

  • Location: WORLD: The David and Leighan Center for International Learning

7:30pm to 8:30pm - Let's Samba! Dance Class

Let's Samba! is an opportunity for Stetson students to learn more about the marvelous culture of Brazil. Considered by some as the heart of Latin America, Brazil has lots of peculiarities such as food, natural beauties, traditional festivals, and dancing. At this event, you will be also able to try typical food of Brazil while engaging and interacting with some of the Brazilian students at Stetson.

  • Location: Dance Studio (Hollis Center Room 119)


Monday, November 23

4:00pm to 5:00pm - Your Campus? The World. Emerging Trends in Internationalizing Education

Come participate in a panel discussion on Russia. Facilitated by Renee Stillings from The School of Russian and Asian Studies.

  • Location: Gillespie Museum