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International Education Week

ISA students in parade-file photo

EOU celebrates International Education Week, November 16-20

Contact: Janet Camp | International Student Services
541-962-3406 | jcamp@eou.edu

November 9, 2015

LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) – An opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide is coming up at Eastern Oregon University, November 16-20.

International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education and is part of the effort to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn and exchange experiences in the United States.

IEW Schedule

Monday, November 16

“Paint Your World” Contest
Grab a brush and paint the world as you see it from your perspective. The creations will be painted on the windows in Hoke. Vote for your favorite before Friday at 4 p.m. in the Multicultural Center!

3 p.m., Hoke Community Room
IEW Kick-Off Fashion Show, Sponsored by ISA
A trip around the world without the jetlag! Students will display cultural attire in a fashion show with a couple of special performances.

4 p.m., Zabel 101
AVE FENIX MEDIA presents “Two Americans”

Tuesday, November 17

3 p.m., Hoke Main Lounge
Diverse Experiences from the International Perspective, facilitated by Professor Tawnya Lubbes.
A panel of international students will answer questions based on their cultural backgrounds and English as a second language experiences.

4 p.m., Hoke Main Lounge
Café International
Join the follow-up discussion of the film “Two Americans.”

4 p.m., Hoke Main Lounge
Ping Pong Tournament
Join the multi-bracket Ping-Pong tournament!

5:40 p.m. – Hoke 339
ZUMBA, livefit.webs.com
Free to EOU students; bring your student ID!

Wednesday, November 18

11 a.m.-2 p.m., Hoke Main Lounge
Study Abroad Fair
Interested in studying abroad? Stop by, pick up materials and learn about study abroad and the many opportunities available to EOU students.

4-6 p.m., Hoke Community Room
Global Village
Come view the country displays and sample tasty treats! Crafts will be available for everyone to make and take home. 

Thursday, November 19

5:40 p.m. – Hoke 339
Yoga Refresh, livefit.webs.com
Free to EOU students; bring your student ID!

4 p.m., Hoke Main Lounge
Ping Pong Tournament
End the week with a fun and competitive tournament!

7 p.m., Hoke 339
Latin Night, Sponsored by EOU’s Latino Impact
Learn the art of dancing Salsa and Merengue.

Friday, November 20

11 a.m., Multicultural Center
Conversations in Spanish is an informal weekly gathering where participants practice the Spanish language while talking, playing games and telling stories!