Celebrate International Education Week, October 18–25

Posted on 10/15/2014 11:08:44 AM

The Office of International Education invites you to join us for a variety of cultural activities and programs as part of International Education Week, October 18–25, 2014.

Here is our schedule of events:

Saturday October 18

Noche Latina: Spain and Latin America—The Fusion of Two Cultures

  • 6:00–9:30 p.m., HUB: Ohio Room
  • This is the fifth annual Noche Latina in commemoration of Hispanic Heritage month. Join us for a night of talent from students, faculty, and guest performers. Sponsored by Hispanic Heritage Council and LaSo. 

Monday, October 20

International Luncheon

  • 12:00–1:15 p.m. Sutton Hall, Blue Room
  • Free food and music for all. Our kickoff luncheon as part of International Education Week. Hear two returning study-abroad students and two current international students share their stories of how studying abroad has impacted their lives and career paths. We will also have students writing names in Arabic and Chinese, and henna hand tattoos will be available for those interested.  

Six O’Clock Series: The Impact of Studying Abroad on Your Future: 

  • 6:00–7:30 p.m., HUB Ohio Room
  • Have you ever considered studying abroad? The experiences you gain while studying abroad can have a major impact on your life. As part of this panel discussion, professionals who studied abroad during their time in college will provide insight on their international experiences as it pertains to their careers. They will also discuss how their experiences studying abroad have shaped and formed their future in the working world, as well as in their personal lives

Modest Fashion Show

  • 7:00 p.m., Sprowls Hall: McVitty Auditorium
  • See diverse definitions of modesty presented through clothes from around the world, including countries like Mali, Taiwan, Turkey, Japan, South Korea, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and more. Modesty could be the choice to be ourselves, to express our beliefs, to show our individuality, to be proud of who we are, and more.

Tuesday, October 21

International Tea Time

  • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m., HUB: Susquehanna Room
  • Sample a variety of teas, coffees, and snacks from 10 to 12 countries. Tables are hosted by IUP international students. Free and open to all.

Wednesday, October 22

Education Abroad Fair

  • 12:00–3:00 p.m. at the HUB 
  • Stop by to discover the wide range of education abroad opportunities. Students can obtain information and talk to representatives and alumni about IUP reciprocal exchanges, affiliated programs, faculty-led programs, and overseas volunteer and service-learning opportunities. This year, IUP’s ROTC will be present to discuss ROTC programs that support study abroad, including scholarships. For more information, see Study Abroad at IUP.

IUP Lively Arts: Strings and Serpents

  • 8:00–9:30 p.m. Sutton Hall: Gorell Recital Hall
  • Tickets on sale at the HUB: $12 with I-Card. Strings and Serpents merges musical and visual forms into a unified experience, featuring animated film in conjunction with the live performance of the combined piano and koto duos.

Friday, October 24

U.S. Citizenship Naturalization Ceremony

  • 11:00 a.m., Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex: Toretti Auditorium
  • IUP has been asked to host a U.S. Citizenship Ceremony for those in the surrounding area. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Open to the public. 

East Asia Night

  • 6:00–8:00 p.m., HUB: Ohio Room
  • Enjoy the cultural activities with traditional food and performances. Sponsored by the IUP Asian Studies Club. 

Saturday, October 25

India Day 2014

  • 5:00–9:00 p.m., HUB: Ohio Room
  • Taste the Indian burst of flavors, and travel from Bollywood to Hollywood. Sponsored by the IUP Indian Student Association. Contact: Snigdha Kapoor, STTS@iup.edu; Tarun Mohan, FRRT@iup.edu; or Chaxul Patel, QGVT@iup.edu, for tickets: adults, $15; IUP student, $10; and children under 12, $5. 

Office of International Education