International Education Week
A joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This year we are excited to celebrate again, in a variety of ways, and we hope you will join us!
Want to get involved this year? Tell us how! Fill out our form and join in the celebration!
Enter our Photo Contest, Video Contest, or our Writing Contest. Or all three!
2012 International Education Week Schedule
|Monday, 12 Nov.||Starbucks, Cook Library||3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.||"An Afternoon of Art and Coffee" - as part of National French week, head to Starbucks to enjoy coffee while learning about the paintings by French heritage painters next door in the art gallery.|
|Tuesday, 13 Nov.||Thad Cochran Center 216||11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.||General Study Abroad Informational Meeting - Join the Office of Internatioanl Programs to learn more about the who, what, where, why and how in relation to studying abroad. It's never too soon to start and we'll walk you through a few steps that will help you prepare to experience the world as your classroom.|
|Tuesday, 13 Nov.||International Center 409||12:00 p.m.||Religions in India informational meeting.|
|Tuesday, 13 Nov.||Thad Cochran Center 216||12:30 - 1:15 p.m.||General Study Abroad Informational Meeting - Join the Office of Internatioanl Programs to learn more about the who, what, where, why and how in relation to studying abroad. It's never too soon to start and we'll walk you through a few steps that will help you prepare to experience the world as your classroom.|
|Tuesday, 13 Nov.||Behind the LAB, grassy area||3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.||Jouons Pétanque! Join in to learn and play this famous French sport!|
|Wednesday, 14 Nov.||Shoemaker Square||11 a.m. - 1 p.m.||Join the International Club in Shoemaker Square (or in the TCC Atrium in case of rain) for a Day of Celebration! Learn about how to get involved, and taste some food from around the world!|
|Wednesday, 14 Nov.||Union C||5 p.m. - 8 p.m.||Join the Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures and the Spanish Club for tapas and spanish dancing!|
|Wednesday, 14 Nov.||Residence Hall Association||7 p.m.|
"GO ABROAD" - join the Residence Assistants of Jones Hall for a program explaining the benefits, procedures and places you can study abroad at Southern Miss! Light refreshments will be provided and door prizes will be handed out to a lucky few!
|Thursday, 15 Nov.||Thad Cocran Center Atrium||10 a.m. - 3 p.m.|
Come and see what study abroad opportunities are available to you this summer and next year!
Head to Caliente Grill wearing your GoGold Study Abroad t-shirt, or take with you any materials from the International Fair, and receive a discount off your meal! Valid for today only!
|Thursday 15 Nov.||Fresh Food Company||LUNCH|
Cruise around the world via the USS Fresh Food and get stamped at each port. Get 6 out of 9 stamps and be entered to win a prize! After your meal, turn your passport in to a Peer Advisor at the International Fair in the TCC Atrium. If your name is drawn to win a door prize, you will receive an email by Friday!
What countries are on the menu?
|Thursday 15 Nov.||TCC 210||3:30 p.m.|
Meet and hear from Peace Corps volunteer, Rick Enkoji, about his time in Swaziland teaching math from 1977-1980. Light refreshments to follow our Q&A time!
|Thursday, 15 Nov.||Stout Hall A||6:15 p.m.|
"USM's Got Talent!" Hosted by the Department of Foreign Languagesa & Literatures, this is your chance to act, sing, dance, recite poetry, anything you want - the only rule is that there is no English is allowed!
|Friday, 16 Nov.||IC 101||3 & 4 p.m.|
Join us at 3:00 or 4:00 p.m. for an informational meeting about the British Studies Program. Spend one month in the heart of London earning 6 hours of credit in a variety of course options.
|Friday 16 Nov.||State-wide||By the end of the day|
The StudyMississippi Consortium state-wide student photo contest winners will be announced via the Facebook fan page and other social media outlets.