International Education Week 2018

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International Education Week (IEW) 2018 runs November 12-16 and 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.  To learn more about IEW, please visit the Department of State's official IEW page

We invite all students, staff, faculty, and members of the Sacramento State community to attend the wide variety of events offered during IEW.  Questions regarding any of the events may be referred to IPGE via email (intlinfo@csus.edu) or via phone at 916-278-6686.  We look forward to experiencing IEW with you! 

Events

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2018

10:00 am - 2:00 pm:   World Language Day- Engage with language and culture experts and learn to speak phrases in different languages in just minutes! To learn more about this event, visit the event page.

Location: IPGE Global Lounge

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm:  Passport to the World- Learn how easy and convenient it is to apply for a U.S. passport through The Passport Place @ Sac State!

Location: IPGE, Library 1001 (Classroom)

 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm:  Study Abroad Information Session - Our Study Abroad advisors will cover the extensive list of programs through which you can study abroad as a Sac State student, plus learn when and how to apply!

Location: IPGE Global Lounge

 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm:  International Film Festival: Amélie (France) - Take a break from studying and check out the Oscar-nominated French film, Amélie in our IPGE Classroom.  We'll have popcorn and refreshments!

Location: IPGE, Library 1001 (Classroom)

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2018

10:00 am - 11:00 am:  Finances for Study Abroad - Learn how how studying abroad can be an affordable alternative to completing your studies, plus tips on creating a budget and locating resources to fund your future study abroad program.

Location: IPGE, Library 1001 (Classroom)

 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm:  Cup of Culture: International Student Panel- Hear current Sac State international and returning study abroad students share their experiences adjusting to culture abroad and here in Sacramento. 

Location: IPGE, Global Lounge

 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm:  International Faculty Mixer - Meet Sac State's international faculty members!

Location: IPGE Global Lounge

 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm:  Study Abroad Resume and Cover Letter Workshop - Learn how to put together a winning resume and cover letter highlighting your study abroad experience.  RSVP required: http://bit.ly/2SS2Zes

Location: IPGE, Library 1001 (Classroom)

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2018

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm:  Peace Corps Information Session and Panel- Curious about what it takes to be a Peace Corps volunteer? Meet with Sacramento's Peace Corp representative, Quinn Walker, and listen to past Peace Corps volunteers' experiences abroad, plus learn about the application process.

Location: IPGE, Library 1001 (Classroom)

 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm:  International Fashion Show - View an exhibition of fashions from various countries throughout the world, modeled by Sac State students, plus checkout some special guest performers!

Location: IPGE Global Lounge

 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm:  International Film Festival: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (China) - Take a break from studying and check out the Oscar-nominated Chinese film in our IPGE Classroom.  We'll have popcorn and refreshments!

Location: IPGE, Library 1001 (Classroom)

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2018

10:00 am - 11:00 am:  CSU International Program (CSU-IP) Application Workshop - CSU-IP is another one of our study abroad programs through which you can choose to study abroad in one of the 62 different programs.  Learn how to apply at this workshop session.

Location: IPGE, Library 1001 (Classroom)

 11:30 am - 1:30 pm:  International Potluck- Tasting new dishes is the best part of traveling abroad! We invite all students to bring a dish honoring their cultural background to share with others. 

Location: IPGE, Global Lounge