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Get Involved with International Education Week Nov. 8-13

By Celestyn Lendor |

Utah State University and the local Cache Valley community are invited to enjoy and embrace a week of cultural diversity as the Office of Global Engagement and International Student Council presents International Education Week, Nov. 8-13. International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote and celebrate international education.

“The theme for International Education Week 2021 is engaged, resilient and global,” said Janis Boettinger, vice provost for Global Engagement. “We encourage all students and staff to become engaged with the international community, to admire and adopt the resilience of international students and scholars and to celebrate the global experiences and perspectives USU has to offer.”

Monday, Nov. 8

USU students, both domestic and international, are invited to participate in International Heroes Night from 6-8 p.m. in the Taggart Student Center International Lounge, presented by the International Student Council. The night will feature an international karaoke competition, food and presentations from the 2021 International Faculty Recognition Awards.

Wednesday, Nov. 10

The Virtual Study Abroad Fair for Faculty-Led Programs features Zoom sessions for every faculty-led program in spring and summer 2022. The 20 programs featured will have their own Zoom sessions, with the first one at 10 a.m. and another session every 30 minutes throughout the day until the last session at 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 11

USU’s Institute of Government and Politics hosts the Diplomatic Fellowships Info Session at 1:30 p.m., presented by Patricia Scroggs, program director at Howard University. The Office of Diplomatic Fellowships at Howard University administers three fellowships for the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development that provide over $100,000 in benefits for college seniors and alums interested in careers in international affairs.

Saturday, Nov. 13

The Indian Student Association presents Diwali Night from 6-9 p.m. in the TSC Ballroom. The night will feature dinner and performances from the Indian community. Tickets are available online at Diwali.usu.edu and are $17 per person.

All are invited to participate in activities. For more information about International Education Week, visit the Office of Global Engagement’s website and follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

WRITER

Celestyn Lendor
Marketing Manager
Global Engagement
435-797-3677
Celestyn.lendor@usu.edu

CONTACT

Celestyn Lendor
Marketing Manager
Global Engagement
435-797-3677
Celestyn.lendor@usu.edu



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