International Education Week

International Education Week

International Education Week 2018 is here! See how much fun we had in 2017!
We hope you join us for a week full of campus-wide international events! Download our flyer of ALL the events around ALL our campuses!

MMC CampusBBC Campus

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Inside GC-Table 3

Refer a Friend or Family In Another Country to an FIU Online Degree

Sponsored by: FIU Online

Did you know FIU offers over 60 fully online bachelor’s and master’s degrees in multiple disciplines?  If you have a friend or family who lives in another country, and who may benefit from an FIU online degree program, let us know. 

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: GC 150

Tuesday Times Roundtable: The Fading Memory of the Holocaust 

Sponsored by: Office of Global Learning Initiatives

Roundtable discussion on the fading memory of the Holocaust led by Victoria Verruccio, StartUP FIU and Ari Sernik, Honors College.

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Green Library 245

Facilitators: Stephanie Doscher, Office of Global Learning Initiatives, & Arden Napier, Instructional Technology

Building upon FIU’s deep experience creating hundreds of impactful global learning courses across the curriculum,  Collaborative Online International Learning uses technology and the Internet to connect students and faculty with their peers across national borders. COIL units, which usually last 4-6 weeks, enable intercultural teams to engage in meaningful collaborative projects that increase participants’ knowledge and help them better understand and empathize with other people’s perspectives. Since COIL is embedded within the curriculum, students gain access to the world and its diversity without incurring any additional cost.   

Click Here to Enroll in an Introduction to COIL Workshop

Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: FIU at I-75 Ground Floor

FIU at I-75 Celebrates CHINA

Sponsored by: FIU at I-75

Join us for Chinese style bubble tea and music as we celebrate IEW!

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. –2:00 p.m.
Location: Inside GC – Table 4

Refer a Friend or Family In Another Country to an FIU Online Degree

Sponsored by: FIU Online

Did you know FIU offers over 60 fully online bachelor’s and master’s degrees in multiple disciplines?  If you have a friend or family who lives in another country, and who may benefit from an FIU online degree program, let us know. 

Time: 11:00 a.m. –12:00 p.m.
Location: SASC 231-Student Lounge

INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES-ASSIMILATION POLICIES: EXPERIENCES OF INDIA AND UNITED STATES

Dr. Bina Sengar, Fulbright Fellow: Florida International University. 

Come and learn about indigenous and ethnic communities and how India and United States, two of the largest and among the oldest democracies of the world,  have significant indigenous population as part of their national demographics. Learn more about this event here

Time: 12:00 p.m. –1:00 p.m.
Location: CBC 240

International Students Tell It All: Learning Perspectives

Sponsored by Office of Global Initiatives-COB

This panel of FIU students will discuss teaching and learning in their home countries, and will provide insight into the unique perspectives, experiences, and challenges of FIU’sinternational student population.

Time: 3:00 p.m. –4:00 p.m.
Location: SASC 231 

International Coffee Hour: Mexico

Sponsored by: ISSS

Join us for an amazing experience to learn about other cultures and enjoy food and coffee!

Time: 3:00 p.m. –6:00 p.m.
Location: Gc Game Room

Treat Yo Self (Mental Health is Global)

Sponsored by: Counseling and Psychological Services

A Self-Care Fair consisting of various tables with different stress relief activities, along with giveaways and printed Mental Health Tips in different languages.

Time: 3:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual Space

Sponsored by: Office of International Student And Scholar Services

Please access International Education Town Hall  and learn about NAFSA’s Town Hall as part of its series of online forums designed to bring together the international education community.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Time: 10:00 a.m. –2:00 p.m.
Location: Library Breezeway Table 1

Refer a Friend or Family In Another Country to an FIU Online Degree

Sponsored by: FIU Online

Did you know FIU offers over 60 fully online bachelor’s and master’s degrees in multiple disciplines?  If you have a friend or family who lives in another country, and who may benefit from an FIU online degree program, let us know. 

Time: 10:00 a.m. –2:00 p.m.
Location: PC 249

Around the World in Five Senses

Sponsored by: FIU Global First Year

When traveling abroad, use of the 5 senses is key to interpreting the world around us.  Global First Year invites you to participate in a friendly, competitive game to see how many international items you can identify based on taste, touch, scent, sound or sight.  Prizes will be given to those who can identify the most items!

Time: 11:00 a.m. –2:00 p.m.
Location:  GC Hall and GC Pit

Fall 2018 Study Abroad Fair

Sponsored by: Office of Study Abroad

Explore exciting study abroad opportunities for the coming year! Learn more by talking to our staff, study abroad alumni, and program and faculty directors!

 
Time: 3:00 p.m. –4:00 p.m.
Location: SASC 231

International Coffee Hour: Bangladesh

Sponsored by: ISSS

Join us for an amazing experience to learn about other cultures and enjoy food and coffee!

   
Time: 3:00 p.m. –5:00 p.m.
Location: CBC 240

Diplomacy Simulation: International Migration Crisis

Sponsored by: Office of Global Learning Initiatives

A diplomacy simulation is a collaborative learning experience in which students step into the role of real-life diplomats. Within each simulation, there are five to six teams representing foreign governments, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and international organizations, each with different perspectives and priorities. Under set time constraints, teams try to negotiate a peaceful solution to the crisis in the scenario. Students develop their group’s positions using information in the free downloadable simulation packet and defend or modify their choices in real time.

RSVP is needed. You must register at http://go.fiu.edu/diplomacysimulation

   
   

Friday, November 16, 2018

Time: 11:00 a.m. –2:00 p.m.
Location: Green Library – GL 220, GL Breezeway, & GL 1st floor TV Lounge area

FIU Language Day

Sponsored by FIU Libraries, Global Learning Initiatives, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, and Modern Languages

Come celebrate Language Day with us and enjoy Language Reunions, Language writing in different alphabets, Pop-up speakers, Tabling, Language Trivia, Language Karaoke, and more.  Visit FIU Language Day for more information. 

Time: 12:00 p.m. –1:00 p.m.
Location: MMC – SASC 230

Making Study Abroad Possible

Sponsored by: Office of Study Abroad

Found out about the different options study abroad has.

Time: 4:00 p.m. –7:00 p.m.
Location: Intramural Fields  

International Soccer Event

Sponsored by: ELI
Join us for an afternoon of global sportsmanship and camaraderie as we play soccer and enjoy each other’s culture and soccer abilities!….Last  day of the 2018 International Education Week!…

 Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: GC  Art Gallery 

Study Abroad Art Exhibition Reception

Sponsored by: Office of Study Abroad
Reception celebrating the art of students who studied abroad in Italy

Watch the beautiful 2017 Exhibit here

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

 Time: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location: WUC  Panther Square
As a part of Hunger and Homelessness week, the FIU Food Pantry will be collecting canned goods at all events throughout the week.

 

Venture Abroad Fair/Turntable Tuesdays/IEW Kick-off

Sponsored by ISSS and Student Programming Council

It’s Turntable Tuesdays with an International Twist!

As a part of International Education Week, join SPC and ISSS as we take a global journey to explore your options to travel, study and work abroad!

Featuring Foreign Consulates, Embassies, & U.S. Government Officials, Study Abroad & Global Learning Departments

Time: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: HM 211

Put Your Study Abroad and International Experience to Work

Sponsored by FIU Study Abroad, FIU Career & Talent Development, and HTM Career Development Program

Discover how an international experience can boost your career options. Learn how to include your international experience on your resume and discuss it during interviews. –

Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: WUC Panther Square

Outrun Hunger with the AVP (wear orange) 

Sponsored by  the FIU Food Pantry/Center for Leadership and Service

Join us as we get fit for a cause! Wear orange and bring canned goods to donate to FIU’s Food Pantry as we go for a walk/run with our AVP in recognition of food insecurity across the world. 

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Time: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: WUC Panther Square

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Sponsored by: The Women’s Center
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.

Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: TBD

Cooking Demo

Sponsored by: Healthy Living Program

Food Insecurity is a serious global issue, join us as we educate ourselves while preparing sustainable and convenient meals.

Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location: WUC 363

Kayak After Dark

Sponsored by Hospitality Management Program

We take to Biscayne Bay for a night of Kayaking! Advance sign-up required. 

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Time: 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location: WUC 363

Global Roundtable: Rethinking Religion in the U.S

Sponsored by Office of Global Learning Initiatives

Roundtable discussion on Rethinking Religion in the U.S led by Ernesto Fiocchetto.

Time: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: HM Patio

Late Day Latte

Sponsored by Office of Campus Life

Join Campus life for an International selection of desserts and coffees from around the world, and a resource fair from clubs and departments

Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: WUC155

Oxfam Hunger Banquet

Sponsored by: Center for Leadership & Service
Oxfam America Hunger Banquet is an interactive community event designed to bring hunger and poverty issues to life. Every year, volunteers organize hundreds of these events on campuses, in schools, and in cities around the US.

* Events are subject to change. Qualified individuals with a disability requesting an accommodation to attend an event, must make the request no less than five working days in advance by calling (305) 919-5813 or TTY via FRS 1-800-955-8771. For additional event information, please call (305) 919-5813 or visit WUC 363

A Taste of Thanksgiving

Sponsored by ISSS
Come and enjoy a meal to give thanks for all you have and all you have accomplished. This is one of the most meaningful celebrations in the United States, and ISSS wants to share it with you!
Monday, November 19- 12-1 pm- SASC 230