Thursday, November 12, 2009

45th Annual International & American Education Week


45th Annual International & American Education Week

NOVEMBER 16 - 20, 2009


"Fostering Global Responsibility and Leadership through International Education" and "Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility"

Monday, November 16

~ International and American Education Week Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and International Tea Party
Representatives from ECSU community will bring greetings during this kick-off celebration!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Ridley Student Center, 1st floor stage

Tuesday, November 17

~ Faculty Forum on International Scholarly Activities - "A Missing Link in the Chain of the International Fabric of Our National Identity: Early Iberian Explorations of the Eastern United States."
Facilitators: Dr. Jose Gil and Dr. John Luton
11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Jenkins Science Building, Rm. 138

~ Global Leadership Academy Forum
Students from the Global Leadership Academy will showcase activities from the 2008-2009 school year.
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Jenkins Science Building, Rm. 138

Wednesday, November 18th

~ Student Forum–Student International Experiences
Dr. Kwabena Boansi will moderate a panel discussion about the amazing international experiences of ECSU Students. Members of the panel include foreign exchange students and ECSU students who have traveled throughout the world!
11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Ridley Student Center, 1st floor stage

~ ECSU Study Abroad Workshop – It’s your turn to study in another country!
Representatives from the University of North Carolina Exchange Program will discuss how ECSU students can study in countries around the world!
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, Ridley Student Center, Mary A. Douglas Auditorium, Rm. 206

~ International Film - City of God "Brazil"
You are invited to enjoy popcorn, soda, English subtitles, and a Great International Film!
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Ridley Student Center, Mary A. Douglas Auditorium, Rm. 206

Thursday, November 19

~ American Education Week Assembly
Assembly Speaker: Dr. Sylvia Mason, Dean, ECSU School of Education and Psychology
10:00 am – 11:45 am, Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center

~ Multicultural Education Seminar - "An Oneida Indian today in an international world".
Guest Speaker: Dr. Lloyd Mitchell, Professor, Department of Physical Education will discuss what it’s like to be an Indian in a global society and the experiences which may occur.
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, McLendon Hall, Rm. 105

Friday, November 20

~ International Dinner
This annual event brings ECSU and the surrounding community together for an evening of international food, music, dance, fashion, and art! Bring your family, friends, and a covered dish to celebrate our cultural diversity. Attire: an outfit that reflects your native country or the country of your choice.
6:00 pm, K.E. White Graduate Center

For more information, please contact Mr. Torian Lee, chair of International Education Week Committee at (252) 335-3970 and Dr. Saundra Copeland, chair of the American Education Week Committee at (252) 335-3337.

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