International Education Week – BBC Events

Monday, November 14th, 2016


Kick-Off Bash (FIU Culture Fest) | 11AM – 2PM | WUC Panther Square
Hosted by ISC/ISSS/MPAS LGBTQA Initiatives/The International Education Week Committee/CLS

Come and celebrate the launch of 2016 International Education Week with a celebration of Global Cultures! Featuring a Parade of Flags & Performances. Enjoy Face painting, tabling featuring the Kick-off to Transgender Awareness week, International Day of Love, & decorate your own coffee mug with the FIU MUG Project! Performances & Food! Register for the Parade at http://go.fiu.edu/Parade

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016


Tai Chi and Chai Tea | 9:30AM – 10:30AM | Bayview Housing Pavilion
Hosted by The International Education Week Committee/Bayview Housing

Stimulate the senses and gain inner peace with Tai Chi from a professional instructor & grab some tea from various regions at our tea station. Register for the event at http://go.fiu.edu/TaiChi

T-Party: Let’s Talk About It! | 12PM – 1PM | WUC 155
Hosted by MPAS LGBTQA Initiatives

How many famous international Trans folks do you know? Come find out about the famous people making a difference in the LGBTQA internationally in a fun relaxing way, while enjoying a cup of tea or coffee.

International Meet & Greet with SOC | 4PM – 6PM | Bayview Housing 1st Floor Lounge
Hosted by SOC/Bayview Housing

Share in our diversity through a common element we all enjoy. FOOD! Refreshments will be provided.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016


International Day For the Elimination of Violence Against Women | 10AM-2PM | WUC Panther Square
Hosted by The Women’s Center/The International Education Week Committee/MPAS LGBTQA Initiatives

The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW) promotes awareness about the global issues of sexual assault, interpersonal violence, human trafficking, and violence on college campuses and beyond. Keynote Speaker Edgar Cruz, an End Trafficking Fellow at the US Fund for UNICEF, will educate FIU on how to combat human trafficking of LGBTQA youth experiencing homelessness. Lunch provided to participants.

The Art & History of Sushi Rolling | 2PM | HM Wine Spectator Lab Room 129
Hosted by ISSS/Kappa Bowls & Rolls/Healthy Living/CLS

Join us for a hands-on session, where we take a fun journey into the history of this artful Japanese culinary tradition. Make your own rolls, while sampling treats from our sponsor partner Kappa Bowls & Rolls. RSVP Required at http://go.fiu.edu/sushievent

H1-B Workshop | 3PM | WUC 363
Hosted by ISSS

International student’s interested in obtaining information about options after graduation can get advice from an immigration attorney at this FREE workshop.

Thursday, November 17th, 2016


Venture Abroad Fair | 11AM – 1PM | WUC Panther Square
Hosted by ISC/ISSS/#FIUThankYou/The International Education Week Committee

Explore your options to travel, study and work abroad! Featuring Foreign Consulates & Embassies, U.S. Government Officials, Study Abroad & Global Learning Departments. FREE Lunch & Giveaways provided in part by #FIUThankYou!

Careers Around the World | 1PM – 2:30PM | WUC 155
Hosted by Career and Talent Development

Network with panelists and receive tips about working, volunteering, and studying outside of the U.S. Light refreshments provided.

Music Around the World | 2PM – 3PM | MSB 111
Hosted by MPAS

Discover the differences & similarities of popular music around the globe.

3D Series: Global Transgender Issues | 12PM – 2PM | WUC 157
Hosted by MPAS LGBTQA Initiatives

Transgender people face extreme discrimination and violence in much of the world. Learn more about the global issues and what you can do to combat transphobia and the persecution of transgender and gender non-conforming people around the world. Please RSVP at go.fiu.edu\lgbtqarsvp1617 for the event. Lunch is provided.

International Late Day Latte | 4:30PM | WUC Panther Square
Hosted by Campus Life BBC/CLS

Come enjoy samplings of international snacks and coffees. Tabling from clubs and departments. Support the FIU Mug Project and get a mug at this month’s Late Day Latte. The FIU Mug Project benefits the campus’ food pantries by offering mugs designed by FIU students. Stop by to learn more about food disparity and the services offered by FIU.

Friday, November 18th, 2016


FIU International Game Day: FIFA Soccer Tournament & Game Day | 11AM – 2PM | WUC Game Room
Hosted by BBC Wellness & Recreation Center/Wolfe University Center/The International Education Week Committee

Calling all students! Do you have what it takes to win it all? Use your soccer skills to lead your team to victory! Play a variety of International Games! Prizes & refreshments available. Register at www.imleagues.com/fiubbcrec

Transgender Day | 11AM – 2PM | WUC Panther Square
Hosted by BBC Wellness & Recreation Center/Wolfe University Center/The International Education Week Committee

The official Transgender Day of Remembrance occurs annually on November 20, and is a day to memorialize those who have been murdered as a result of transphobia and to bring attention to the continued violence endured by the transgender community. Join us as we remember those that are no longer with us and spread awareness about the issues.

Make sure to check out the International Education Week events flyer for Biscayne Bay Campus (BBC).