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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.
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 RoomIEW Kick-Off Fashion Show, Sponsored by ISAA 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 101AVE FENIX MEDIA presents “Two Americans”www.twoamericans.com
Tuesday, November 17
3 p.m., Hoke Main LoungeDiverse 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 LoungeCafé InternationalJoin the follow-up discussion of the film “Two Americans.”4 p.m., Hoke Main LoungePing Pong TournamentJoin the multi-bracket Ping-Pong tournament!5:40 p.m. – Hoke 339ZUMBA, livefit.webs.comFree to EOU students; bring your student ID!
Wednesday, November 18
11 a.m.-2 p.m., Hoke Main LoungeStudy Abroad FairInterested 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 RoomGlobal VillageCome 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 339Yoga Refresh, livefit.webs.comFree to EOU students; bring your student ID!4 p.m., Hoke Main LoungePing Pong TournamentEnd the week with a fun and competitive tournament!7 p.m., Hoke 339Latin Night, Sponsored by EOU’s Latino ImpactLearn the art of dancing Salsa and Merengue.
Friday, November 20
11 a.m., Multicultural CenterCONVERSATIONS IN SPANISHConversations in Spanish is an informal weekly gathering where participants practice the Spanish language while talking, playing games and telling stories!
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