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International Education Week

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November 12-16, 2018
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 an 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 Cultural Event Attendance requirement by attending events 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

All Week

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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 Monday, November 5th.  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. 12th

11:00 AM
to
11:30 AM

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. 12th
11:30 AM
to
12:00 AM
Metta Meditation Buddhist Loving Kindness Meditation session led by Interfaith Chaplain, Rev. Gail Cantor.

Organizer: Spiritual Life
Interfaith Chapel
Mon.
Nov. 12th
12:00 PM
to
1:00 PM
Exchange Student Panel A panel of our Fall 2018 exchange students 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 Ireland, Mexico, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United Kingdom.

Organizer: Office of International Education
Halle Library
Little Theater
Mon.
Nov. 12th
2:00 PM
to
3:00 PM
OIE Open House:
Passport to the World!
The first step in becoming a world traveler is getting a passport.  Come to the Office of International Education and learn how easy it is to apply this very important document.

Organizer: Office of International Education
Halle Library,
Room 110
Tue.
Nov.
13th
12:00 PM
to
1:30 PM
Inter-generational & Multicultural Lunch and Learn Join us for lunch and roundtable discussions with elder residents from the Multicultural Club at the Beverly Council on Aging. Talk about your own culture, cultures you have learned about or have experienced, or new cultures you would like to learn about. Click here to sign up!

Organizer: Community Service
Interfaith Chapel
Tue.
Nov.
13th
12:30 PM
to 1:30 PM
Study Abroad Returnee Session Re-entry meeting for semester abroad students. Share your stories and find out what you can do to transform your experiences into career options.  Staff from the Office of International Education and the Center for Career and Internship will provide advice and guidance.  Future study abroad applicants are encouraged to attend.

Organizer: Office of International Education
Halle Library
Little Theater
Tue.
Nov.
13th
2:00 PM
to
4:00 PM
OIE Open House:
Travel Signatures
(International Students)
To our F-1 and J-1 visa students: Will you be traveling out of the U.S. during the Thanksgiving or Winter break?  You will need a travel signature from the Office of International Education that is less than a year old in order to re-enter the country to return to campus.  Come during this open house to renew your signature and have any travel questions answered!

Organizer: Office of International Education
Halle Library,
Room 110
Tue.
Nov.
13th
5:00 PM
to
6:00 PM
Short 
Film & Discussion: La Caravana
The largest Central American caravan in decades is heading north, hoping to find work and a better life in the US., and it continues to grow as thousands more join this journey.  We will watch a short documentary (<15 min.) by The Guardian covering this very current event, followed by a discussion of the topic.

OrganizerIntercultural Club
Halle Library
Little Theater
Tue.
Nov.
13th
6:00 PM
to
7:00 PM
Language Exchange Some of our exchange students would like to improve their English and have started a Language Exchange club.  In exchange for sharing your English language skills, they will teach you about their languages and cultures - Korean, Mandarin (Taiwan), Dzongkha (Bhutan), and more.  Check out the club and plan future activities together!

Organizer: Intercultural Club
AC
Courtyard
Cafe
Tue.
Nov.
13th
8:00 PM Global Trivia Night! Form a team and test your collective global knowledge for a chance to win some prizes!

Organizer: Student Activities
Gully's
Pub
Wed.
Nov.
14th
12:00 PM
to
1:00 PM
Special Lecture International Faculty Lecture - Professor Vitaly Kozyrev

Organizer: Office of International Education
Halle Library
Room 105
Wed.
Nov.
14th
2:00 PM
to
4:00 PM
OIE Open House:
Learn about West Africa
Intercultural Club President, Abdourrachid Sow, will be talking about West African culture and his homeland of Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast).

Organizer: Intercultural Club
Halle Library,
Room 110
Wed.
Nov.
14th
2:00 PM
to
4:00 PM
OIE Open House:
IEW Photo Booth!
Bring some friends and create some memories at our free IEW Photo Booth!

Organizer: College Activities Board (CAB)
Halle Library,
Room 110

Wed.
Nov.
14th

5:00 PM
to
6:00 PM

Cultural Presentation: Latin America

Members of the Intercultural Club will present on Colombia, Mexico, and Panama.

Organizer: Intercultural Club

Halle Library
Little Theater

Wed.
Nov.
14th
7:30 PM to
9:00 PM
Multi-faith Thanksgiving Service Our Interfaith Chaplain, Reverend Gail Cantor, is hosting the City of Beverly's annual Multifaith Thanksgiving Celebration. People from all faith tradition congregations and groups in Beverly will gather to build an altar of Thanksgiving and join in crafts, song, and drumming to celebrate all that we are grateful for. Join us for this unusual worship service and celebration of community and faith. Cider, donuts, and snacks will be served.

Organizer: Spiritual Life
Interfaith Chapel
Wed.
Nov.
14th
7:45 PM to
8:45 PM
Open Bollywood Rehearsal with Repertory Dance Ensemble! All are welcome to watch students of the Repertory Dance Ensemble rehearse a Bollywood piece choreographed by Swati Twari of Boston Bollywood. This piece will be showcased among others at the Repertory Dance Ensemble Show in December! Students will also share their learning process and some background of Indian hand gestures they have learned from Swati.

Organizer: Repertory Dance Ensemble
Tia's Theater
Thu.
Nov.
15th
12:30 PM
to
1:30 PM
Special Lecture International Faculty Lecture - Professor Semahagn Abebe

Organizer: Office of International Education
Halle Library
Little Theater
Thu.
Nov.
15th
5:00 PM
to
6:30 PM
Spanish Tapas Reception Meet our Spanish international students and learn about the opportunities to study abroad at our sister campus in Madrid, Spain. Students interested in studying at CIS-Endicott International are highly encouraged to attend.  Spanish tapas will be served!

Organizer: Office of International Education
LSB
Lobby
Fri.
Nov.
16th
12:00 PM
to
12:50 PM
International Internships: Explore the Possibilities! Have you considered doing your internship abroad? "Global/Intercultural Fluency" is one of the eight key competencies identified by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) as necessary to ensure the career readiness of today's college graduates. Come and learn how easy it is to transform your internship into a global experience!

Organizer: Office of International Education
Halle Library
Little Theater
Fri.
Nov.
16th
1:00 PM
to
2:00 PM
OIE Open House:
Photo Contest Gallery Reception
Come see the winning photos of the IEW 2018 Photo Contest on display at the Office of International Education!  Light refreshments will be served.

Organizer: Office of International Education
Halle Library,
Room 110