2019 International Education Week

The Office of International Education (OIE) is gearing up to celebrate International Education WeekNovember 18-22. International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education and is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. OIE, in collaboration with various campus offices and student organizations, plans and hosts a diversity of International Education Week programming on the Brunswick campus and Camden Center, providing opportunities to explore international issues and the various cultures that our global community offers. Please contact us at globalmariners@ccga.edu, if you have any questions about the programs listed below.

Schedule of Events

Monday, November 18

Live Open Doors
IEW kicks-off, Monday, November 18, 2019, with an Open Doors public event in Washington, D.C., organized in partnership with the Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and the Institute of International Education (IIE) at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C., 9:30–11:00 am. ( Livestream at https://www.iie.org/.)

The Open Doors report is a definitive survey on international and U.S. higher education student mobility. The briefing offers the public and members of the media access to the newest data available from the annual ECA-funded Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, published by IIE.


International Documentary
Time: 10:00–11:00 am
Location: Stembler Theatre

A showing of the documentary entitled, "Crossing Borders," a film that follows four American and four Moroccan students who travel and live together, sharing experiences along the way.


Join Us for Kahoot!
Time: 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Location: Stembler Theatre

Join us for a cross-cultural experience through interactive activities using a Kahoot! Quiz with small prizes for the winners.

Tuesday, November 19

Live Webcast

Title: NAFSA Senator Paul Simon Campus Internationalization Presidential Panel (click to access)
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: Online

Join the 2018 Senator Paul Simon Award Presidential Panel live webcast from Washington, D.C. Watch this annual gathering of leaders from Simon Award-winning institutions as they discuss their successes in campus internationalization. This event is accessible free of charge.


Teaching Abroad
Time: 12:30–1:30 pm
Location: Stembler Theatre

Drs. Jim Fullerton and Carla Bluhm will be hosting a workshop for faculty to learn about teaching abroad in the summer and Maymester sessions.

Wednesday, November 20

Are you Ready to Travel?
Time: 1:00–2:00 pm
Location: Campus Center Lobby

Thinking about studying abroad? You need a passport! Find out how at the passport information table!


Study Abroad Fair
Time: 1:30–2:30 pm
Location: Campus Center Lobby

Interested in studying abroad? Stop by our Study Abroad Fair to talk to study abroad representatives.


Phi Beta Delta - Theta Iota Chapter
Time: 4:30–6:30 pm
Location: Stembler Theatre

The purpose of Phi Beta Delta (www.phibetadelta.org) is to recognize and encourage achievements in the areas of international education and exchange. Phi Beta Delta is a national academic and professional honor society dedicated to international education.

The Theta Iota Chapter of Phi Beta Delta will induct its newest members during a brief ceremony. Please join us for a reception in the Campus Center Lobby immediately following the ceremony. All are welcome!

Thursday, November 21

Study Abroad with Cole Blaise
Time: 1:00–3:00 pm
Location: Campus Center Lobby

Interested in studying abroad? Stop by to learn more from Cole Blaise.


Origami with Students
Time: 12:00–2:00 pm
Location: Campus Center Lobby

During the origami event, students will learn a new skill facilitated by Origami “expert” Dr. Carla Bluhm. Students will learn how to make a crane, flower, and even a T-Rex out of a square piece of paper.


International Movie Presentation
Title: "Catch Me If You Can"
Time: 2:30–5:00 pm
Location: Stembler Theater

A film based on the life of Frank Abagnale, a former conman who specialised in impersonation and forgery - mainly check fraud. He successfully performed cons by posing as a Pan American World Airways pilot, a Georgia doctor and a Louisiana parish prosecutor.

Friday, November 22

International Photo Exhibition

Time: 12:00–2:00 pm
Location: Campus Center Lobby

A variety of photos taken outside the US will be highlighted in some shape or form whether that is through customs, places or costumes. So, please stop by!



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