International Education Week Nov. 12-16

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK: Nov. 12 – 16.  World: International Learning will be hosting several events throughout the week.  We hope you will join us!

Monday, Nov. 12:

1 – 4 p.m.: International Coffee and Tea Time.  Coffee and tea from around the world will be served for free in the Quad.

5 – 7:30 p.m.: International Film Night, Library, Room 25L.  We will show The Motorcycle Diaries, and follow it with a discussion led by Dr. Bob Sitler.  Free pizza and snacks provided. Cultural credit.

Tuesday, November 13:

1 – 4 p.m.: The Art of Hangeul (Korean Alphabet), CUB Steps. Kotnarae, an exchange student from South Korea, will teach students how to write their name in Korean characters.  Supplies provided.

Wednesday, November 14:

Noon – 2 p.m.: Diwali “Festival of Lights”, CUB Steps – we will celebrate the Hindu holiday of Diwali by having students make their own mini-rangoli. Rangolis are traditional decorative designs for living rooms and courtyards, commonly made during Diwali in Hindu cultures.

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.: Diwali Kites, Chaudoin Lawn. Students will decorate and then fly kites. The kites are used to signify both the beginning of the Harvest Festival and Diwali.

Thursday, November 15:

5 – 7 p.m.: Cultural Cuisine, Commons.  This is a night that has been organized by one of our new incoming international students, Denisa Kuldova (she is in the process of making Cultural Cuisine an official student group; World and the Tri-C are helping sponsor the event).  Several international students have submitted recipes from their home countries to the Food Services staff at the CUB, and the staff have agreed to collect all of the ingredients and prepare all of the food.  Students may come and try a variety of different foods from different countries, and they can pay for their meals using their student IDs.  There will also be free Henna tattoos given out.

Friday, November 16:

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Study Abroad Open House, in the Commons. We will have a table set up in the Commons, and students can drop by during their lunch to learn about the different study abroad programs offered at Stetson.