International Education Week: November 4-8th, 2013
The Office of International Programs has organized several events for Puget Sound's International Education Week. Be sure to come check out one or all of these events!
Monday, November 6th - Wednesday, November 8th: Photo Contest Voting
Stop by Wheelock Student Center to vote for this year's study abroad photo contest winners!
Monday, November 4th: Student Study Abroad Experiences Panel
Stop by the Tahoma Room in Commencement Hall at 7 pm to chat with study abroad returnees and to ask questions about study abroad to fellow students!
Tuesday, November 5th, 1:00 - 3:00 : Volunteer at Tacoma Community House!
This event is open for students interested in doing community service with Tacoma Community House. Tacoma Community House is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides education, employment, interpretation, immigration and social services for refugees, immigrants, and English speaking adults and youth.
Volunteers will be joining "Talk Time" where UPS students can engage in conversation with immigrants and refugee English Language Learners.
If you're interested, email firstname.lastname@example.org. This event is limited to 10 people so sign up early!
Wednesday, November 6th: Study Abroad Student Research Presentations
From 11:00 - 1:00 in the Piano Lounge in Wheelock, come check out the research that some of our study abroad students conducted while abroad!
Thursday, November 7th:
Global Engagement Awards Ceremony @ 3:00 pm in the WSC Boardroom, Room 108. International Programs will be recognizing a Puget Sound faculty, staff who has been instrumental in promoting international understanding, global engagement, and/or international education at home or abroad. Also at the ceremony study abroad photo contest winners will be revealed!
Exploring International Careers @ 4pm in the offices of CES (Howarth 101). CES will be hosting an international career panel.
Documentary + Discussion @ 6pm in Rausch Auditorium. Come watch the acclaimed UK short documentary "Hamedullah: The Road Home" focusing on a young Afghani boy who is deported from the U.K. when his asylee status expires at the age of 18. He’s then given a video camera to show what his life is like after returning “home” to Afghanistan. Guillermo Canche from the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project will facilitate discussion after the film!