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Clyde The Mountain Lion
Nov 9, 2016

International Education Week 2016

Nov 9, 2016 by Clyde The Mountain Lion

We are excited to announce the calendar of events for the 2016 International Education Week and welcome you to join us for any and all of the activities happening November 14th-18th.

An initiative of the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Education, International Education Week (IEW) is part of an effort to promote international understanding and build support for international educational exchange.

International Education Week is celebrated at UCCS to share the richness of cultures and to expose the UCCS community to diverse perspectives and a variety of global issues.  International Education Week provides exposure to cross-cultural activities, global environmental issues, social and political concerns and is celebrated  at UCCS through presentations, music, art, films, food, discussions, displays and exhibitions.

Monday, November 16

11:30 AM: PARADE OF NATIONS AND CHINESE DRAGON DANCE 

   Copper House to University Center 

International students at UCCS will proudly share their countries’ colors! APISU will lead the parade with traditional lion dance! The parade will depart Copper House and end at the University Center.

12:00PM – 2:00PM: LANGUAGE TABLE: JAPANESE “こんにちは”

 UC Table (Berger Hall) 

Learn how to write your name in Japanese.

Tuesday, November 17

11:00AM – 1:00PM: AFRO-CARIBBEAN DRUMMERS

Upper Lodge 

Enjoy African, Puerto Rican and Cuban drumming.

12:00PM – 2:00PM: LANGUAGE TABLE: GERMAN “WIE GEHT ES DIR“

UC Table (Berger Hall)

Learn how to order food and drinks in German.

2:00PM: PHOTO EXHIBIT TALK - FACES: CUBAN ARTISTS IN THE DIASPORA EXHIBIT

 Library

Join Dr. Andrea Herrera to learn about Cuban artist, Carlos Manuel Cardenes, collection on display.

4:00PM: BIRDS WITHOUT BORDERS DOCUMENTARY

 Clydes 

Join filmmaker, Nick Molle in a review of his film and discussion. Nick’s films and documentaries are a regular feature on PBS.

Wednesday, November 18

12:00PM – 2:00PM: LANGUAGE TABLE: CHINESE “你好吗”

UC Table (Berger Hall) 

Learn one of the hardest languages in the world.

Thursday, November 19

11:30AM – 3:30PM: R.A.C.E

Berger Hall

A multicultural showcase of six Asian cities. Enjoy games that will help you learn about the unique culture and history while enjoying local food.

12:00PM – 2:00PM: LANGUAGE TABLE: FRENCH “BONJOUR”

UC Table (Berger Hall)

Learn the most romantic language in the world.

12:00PM – 12:30PM: STUDENT PERSPECTIVE: STUDY ABROAD IN ITALY

UC 124

Join Mehal Jivan as he shares his experience of studying in Rome.

12:45PM – 1:00PM: LOVE CONNECTS THE WORLD!

UC 124

Learn about a student initiative in Kenya.

6:00PM – 8:00PM: GEO QUIZ NIGHT:

Clydes

Test your trivia in celebration of geography awareness week.

Friday, November 20

12:00PM: GLOBAL INTERCULTURAL RESEARCH CENTER: BROWN BAGS SERIES

Dwire 204

Join Dr. Kee Warner’s presentation on Regional Tourism Strategies through a Global Intercultural Lens: Reflections from Chile.

12:00PM – 2:00PM: LANGUAGE TABLE: SPANISH: “ HOLA”

UC Table (UC Coffee Table)

Time to learn Spanish!

3:30PM: GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT OPEN HOUSE + STUDENT PHOTO EXHIBIT

Copper House 9209

Come and check out the GEO and the cool things we are doing as the international education hub!

6:00PM-9:00PM DIWALI - FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

Berger Hall

Join Indian Student Alliance for a traditional Indian celebration.

 

For more information please contact Dr. Mandy Hansen, Director of Global Engagement, at mhansen2@uccs.edu or 1-719-255-7528.