The Center for International Affairs will celebrate International Education Week Nov. 14-18, with a variety of events planned throughout the week.
Around the World: Kickoff Event & Passport Drive
Monday, Nov. 14
2 to 5 p.m.
Join the Center for International Affairs to ring in International Education Week 2016. The kickoff event will feature an interactive world map where the CWRU community can share where they are from, where they have been and where they want to go. University community members also can pick up information on applying for a passport to get a head start on their next adventure.
In today’s global society, international experience is becoming increasingly important. Join a panel of experienced international adventurers to discuss the importance of education abroad and how to capitalize on your international experiences in your professional careers. The discussion will include information on study, work, internships and volunteering abroad.
International fellowship and scholarship information session
Interested in learning about international fellowships and scholarships? This informative event will cover eligibility requirements and application processes for various international-focused opportunities. Learn what it takes to win one of these prestigious awards.
Global Talk Series: “Forces of Change in Higher Education”
David Fleshler, vice provost of the Center for International Affairs, will lead this month’s Global Talk with a talk titled “Forces of Change in Higher Education.” This charged discussion will focus on the forces shaping the environment of higher education, the reality of globalization and considerations for higher education professionals.
International food trucks
Friday, Nov. 18
Noon to 2 p.m.
Local food trucks will roll into campus to bring the CWRU community a taste of the world. Join the University Program Board and Center for International Affairs to support local businesses that are working to bring an awareness to international cuisine. While you’re there, take a minute to fill out a card to welcome newly settled refugees to the Cleveland area.
Center for International Affairs Showcase
Friday, Nov. 18
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tomlinson Hall lobby
Stop by the Center for International Affairs to help celebrate the end of International Education Week 2016. There will be activities, candy, music and more.
All faculty, staff, students and alumni are invited to attend any of the events.