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International Education Week

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November 13-17, 2017

International Education Week (IEW) 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.

The entire Endicott College community is encouraged to participate in IEW.  If you, your department, or student club would like to organize and event for IEW, please contact Chris Moca (cmoca@endicott.edu; +1.978.232.2270)

Submit your 
IEW Event Proposal Form online!

Semester abroad applicants can earn 1 point toward the Intercultural Club Attendance requirement by attending vents designated below in blue and green.  Applicants can earn 2 points if they organize their own event!

Endicott College IEW Calendar of Events

Check back frequently for updates!
 
Date Time Event Description Location
Mon.-Thu.
Nov. 13th-16th
N/A IEW Photo Contest! All students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to submit photos from their travels abroad.  Top four photos will receive prizes!  

Entry instructions were emailed to the Endicott Community on Tuesday, November 7th.  Contact Chris Moca, cmoca@endicott.edu, from your Endicott email account if you did not receive the announcement.

Organizer: Office of International Education
N/A
Mon.
Nov. 13th.
11:30 AM
to
12:00 PM
Parade of Flags Officially opening Endicott College's celebration of International Education Week will be a parade of flags.  International students, faculty, and staff will be invited to carry the flag of their home country from the Halle Library down to the Globe Sculpture outside of the Lower Callahan for a group photo.

Organizer: Office of International Education
Halle Library
to
Lower Callahan
Mon.
Nov. 13th.
12:00 PM
to 
12:45 PM
Discussion Panel: Exchange Student Observations Our Fall 2017 students on exchange through the U.S. Department of State's UGRAD program will share their experiences adjusting to life in the U.S. and their observations of the cultural differences made evident in their time spent here. Our panelists come from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Pakistan, Panama, and Vietnam. For most, this is their first time in the U.S.

Organizer: Office of International Education
Interfaith Chapel
Mon.
Nov. 13th.
12:00 PM
to 
3:00 PM
Red Sand Project - Informal Exhibit The Red Sand Project is a participatory artwork that uses sidewalk interventions, earthwork installations, and convenings to create opportunities for people to question, to connect and to take action against vulnerabilities that can lead to human trafficking and exploitation.

Organizers: Anthie Shulman, Rotaract Service Club Chair; Andrea Rhodes, Club Advisor and Asst. Director, Community Service
LSB Lobby
Mon.
Nov. 13th
5:30 PM
to
6:30 PM
Let's Talk: The Possibility and Potential of Interfaith Dialogue Conversing with people from a variety of faith traditions can help to awaken us to our interconnectedness and create opportunities for collaboration and peaceful, respectful interactions. Join a panel of clergy and professors from various traditions to hear the discussion and ask your questions.

Organizers: Gail Cantor, Interfaith Chaplain; Amy Cohn, Advisor for Jewish Community at Endicott
Interfaith Chapel
Tue.
Nov. 14th
12:30 PM
to
1:15 PM
Discussion Panel: The Study Abroad Experience Endicott College Study Abroad alumni will share their experiences from studying and interning overseas.

Organizer: Office of International Education
Interfaith Chapel
Tue.
Nov. 14th
3:00 PM
to
4:00 PM
Intercultural Activity Table - Pakistan and the United Kingdom Meet members of the Intercultural Club and learn about other parts of the world through food, crafts, and/or games.

Organizer: Intercultural Club
LSB
Lobby
Wed.
Nov. 15th
11:00 AM
to
12:00 PM
Intercultural Activity Table - Bosnia & Herzegovina and South Sudan Meet members of the Intercultural Club and learn about other parts of the world through food, crafts, and/or games.

Organizer: Intercultural Club
LSB
Lobby
Wed.
Nov. 15th
12:00 PM
to
12:45 PM
Panel Discussion: Spain - Catalan Independence Catalonia is a province of Spain with a strong economy and is vying for independence, but the Spanish government is not in favor. Panelists will discuss what precipitated this movement, as well as the viability of an independent Catalonia.

Organizers: Professor Ashlie Perry, Chair, Criminal Justice and Security Studies; and the Office of International Education
Interfaith Chapel
Wed.
Nov. 15th
5:00 PM
to 
6:00 PM
Intercultural Club Presentation: Africa Our students from South Sudan and Côte d’Ivoire will share their stories of growing up in conflict regions of the African continent, how they came to Endicott College, and their determination to return to their countries one day and be agents of change.

Organizer: Intercultural Club
Halle Library
Little Theater
Wed.
Nov. 15th
7:00 PM
to 
9:00 PM
World Cup Soccer Tournament Teams of three will compete for the IEW 2017 World Cup Soccer Championship!  Contact Samuel "Dedah" Leek to sign up: stor137@mail.endicott.edu.

Organizer: Intercultural Club
North Field
Thu.
Nov. 16th
12:30 PM
to
1:15 PM
Panel Discussion: The United Kingdom - BREXIT Panelists will discuss the United Kingdom's June 2016 decision to leave the European Union in 2019.

Organizer: Office of International Education
Interfaith Chapel
Thu.
Nov. 16th
1:00 PM
to 
2:00 PM
Red Sand Project - Formal Exhibit & Reception The Red Sand Project is a participatory artwork that uses sidewalk interventions, earthwork installations, and convenings to create opportunities for people to question, to connect and to take action against vulnerabilities that can lead to human trafficking and exploitation. 

Organizers: Anthie Shulman, Rotaract Service Club Chair; Andrea Rhodes, Club 
Advisor and Asst. Director, Community Service
Center
for the Arts,
2nd Floor
Thu.
Nov. 16th
2:00 PM
to 
3:00 PM
Intercultural Activity Table - Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) Meet members of the Intercultural Club and learn about other parts of the world through food, crafts, and/or games.

Organizer: Intercultural Club
LSB
Lobby
Thu.
Nov. 16th
5:00 PM
to 
6:00 PM
Film Discussion: Girl Rising Girl Rising is a global campaign for girls’ education and empowerment. In this film, we meet Senna, Girl Rising's fearless champion from Peru. See her chapter of the documentary, plus new footage from Senna's life today, and discuss the topic of women's access to education throughout the world.

Orangizer: Abourrachid Sow, V. President, Intercultural Club
Halle Library
Little Theater
         
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