International Education Week

Thursday, November 04, 2010
SNHU Communications Office

International Education Week
Celebrating SNHU’s Cultural Diversity & Global Connections
November 15-19, 2010

Monday, Nov. 15

South American Menu: 11:30 am - 2 pm, Dining Center.

Study Abroad Information Session: 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm, Corcoran Conference Room, Student Center. Thinking about studying abroad? Come to this information session to learn more about your options.

Into Africa: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Walker Auditorium, Robert Frost Hall. Join Dr. Michele Goldsmith and her student Nate Boesch for a journey to Africa as they share their experience studying mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda.

Tuesday, Nov. 16

Chinese Lunch: 11:30 am - 2 pm, Dining Center.

American Workplace Behavior: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm, Room 321, Robert Frost Hall. SNHU’s Career Development Center presents a workshop for international students interested in working in the U.S. Come learn what is acceptable and non-acceptable (but oftentimes funny) behavior in the American workplace.

Dilana Robichaux*: 8:00 pm, Last Chapter Pub, Student Center. Check out rock musical performer Dilana who began her musical career in South Africa and the Netherlands. Sponsored by CAPE.

Wednesday, Nov. 17

Middle Eastern/Indian Lunch: 11:30 am - 2 pm, Dining Center.

International Cultural Fair: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm in the Student Center hallways and the Pub. Learn about the cultures of our international students in SNHU’s Institute for Language Education as they share their countries’ artifacts, food samples, music, computer presentations, and demonstrations including paper cuttings, painting, and calligraphy in various languages.

International Drama Committee*: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Walker Auditorium, Robert Frost Hall. Enjoy four short humorous plays: The Picnic, Mack’s Restaurant, and Test Time by SNHU’s own Gary Carkin, and Giovanni’s Café by Doug Case and Ken Wilson.

Bingo*: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Last Chapter Pub, Student Center.  Test your luck playing Bingo and see if you can win one of the gift certificates to local international restaurants.

Late Night International Breakfast: 10:30 pm – midnight, Windsor & Hampton Residence Halls. All are invited to the 3rd annual breakfast event, hosted by Eastside Residence Halls staff. Breakfast, the most important meal of the day, is interpreted differently in various cultures. Come globe-hopping and sample breakfast foods from 6-8 countries like Jamaica and France. Admission is free and food will flow until we run out. Please join us for this culinary event that’s sure to fill your mind and belly.

Thursday, Nov. 18

Greek Lunch: 11:30 am - 2 pm, Dining Center.  Watch the preparation of Greek cuisine and then give it a try thanks to Sodexo’s Traveling Chef Program.

International Fashion Show*: 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm. Walker Auditorium, Robert Frost Hall. Sponsored by the International Students’ Association, SNHU students will model traditional attire from their home countries, as well as American fashions. Mingle and munch on international snacks afterwards.

Crossing Borders: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Walker Auditorium, Robert Frost Hall. See the world from a different perspective thanks to this award-winning documentary that follows four American and four Moroccan university students as they travel together through Morocco and move beyond the media-shaped views each has of the other. Hear from an interfaith panel of Christian, Jewish and Muslim students following the film.

Friday, Nov. 19

Vietnamese Lunch: 11:30 am - 2 pm, Dining Center.

Crossing Borders: 12:00 noon – 1:15 pm, Hospitality Salons A and B. If you missed it last night, don’t pass up this repeat showing of a powerful film. Bring your own lunch and join us for a different view of the Muslim world.

Study Abroad Information Session: 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm, Corcoran Conference Room, Student Center. Thinking about studying abroad? Come to this information session to learn more about your options.


       

The asterisk (*) identifies programs funded by Student Activities Fees.

The International Education Week Planning Committee would like to thank the following sponsors of this year’s events: Sodexo, the School of Arts & Sciences, the Career Development Center, the Office of International Admissions, International Student Services, the International Drama Committee of the ISA, the Institute for Language Education, C.A.P.E., Residence Life, the Beloved Community, the International Students Association, Campus Programming & Leadership, SALT, the Office of Diversity, and the
Faculty Center for Innovation and Excellence.


 

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