International Education Week
International Education Week, a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education held during the third week of November, is a way for universities to promote the benefits of international education and intercultural exchanges.
This year the Office of International Programs is hosting a variety of events and engaging activities. The OIP includes the Study Abroad Programs and International Students and Scholars. Located in Harre Union 250, we hope to see you all at our Kick-Off Event, the OIP Open House!
Schedule of Events
Monday, Nov. 13th:
10am – 1pm: Study Abroad Tabling – Drop by the Union lobby to talk to Study Abroad staff! We will have stickers and international candy.
3pm – 5pm: Kick-off Event! OIP Open House – The OIP consists of the Study Abroad Programs and International Students & Scholars. Get to know the office while enjoying a variety of international candies and snacks and Mexican hot chocolate! All students, staff, and faculty are invited to join! Location: Harre Union 250
Tuesday, Nov. 14th:
1pm – 3pm: Study Abroad Tabling – Drop by the Union lobby to talk to Study Abroad staff! We will have stickers and international candy.
6pm – 7pm: Study Abroad 101 Drop-in Zoom – Have questions about how studying abroad with Valpo works? Want to learn the basics or ask questions? The Study Abroad 101 Drop-in Zoom is a perfect opportunity for students, parents, and family members to learn more about studying abroad with Valpo. Location: Zoom (link)
Wednesday, Nov. 15th:
9am – 10:30pm & 3pm – 4:30pm: Culture & Identity Workshop – The Culture & Identity Workshop is for students who are studying abroad during Spring Break 2024 or Spring 2024. Students are only required to attend one of the times. Location: Ballroom C
Thursday, Nov. 16th:
5pm – 8pm: International Students & Scholars Thanksgiving – International students and scholars are invited to a Thanksgiving dinner. Location: Helge Center Multipurpose Room
Friday, Nov. 17th:
3pm – 4 pm: Coffee Hour – Hosted by OIP-International Students & Scholars and the Chinese Scholars, come learn about Chinese cuisine and table etiquette. Location: International Student Lounge
Head over to the OIP-Study Abroad Programs’ Instagram for interactive quizzes, stories, and posts starting the week before IEW! @valpoglobaled