International Education Week


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November 4-8, 2019

International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts 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.” Learn more.


Week-Long Events

Study Abroad Photo Contest
Voting on Facebook: October 14 - 30
Photos will be displayed on AU Study Abroad Office Facebook webpage. Voting on Facebook will begin on October 14, 2019 and will end on October 30, 2019 at 9am. The Photo Contest winners will be announced on November 5th at the International Cultural Festival.

Link directly to the photo album.


November 4-5 

Wear your current (or past study abroad t-shirt) and come by the Study Abroad Office to receive a small give away.  Let your shirt be seen and tell people about what Study Abroad means to you.  Bring a friend with you to our office and they will get something too!  


MonDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Global Pathosis SImulation
Hosted by Medical College Class of 2023
This year will be the third iteration of the Global Pathosis Simulation offered every November to MCG’s first year medical students.  During this simulation students are challenged to look through the lens of different global health organizations during a time of global crisis.  As we hear more and more about outbreaks around the world there is a call for healthcare professionals to think step into roles as though-leaders in their community and abroad.   During the simulation students will work together to help the country of  MCGistan respond to an Ebola outbreak.  As part of international education week the Medical College of Georgia encourages students to think about healthcare beyond our borders and the challenges of healthcare delivery in times of crisis or disaster.  For questions, please contact the Dr. Daniel Kaminstein at DAKAMINSTEIN@augusta.edu


Tuesday, November 5

International Festival
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: JSAC Breezeway 
Hosted by The Jaguar Production CREW
Come take a walk with me Internationally, and enjoy our International Cultural Festival. There will be free food, activities, games, prizes, arts& crafts, and music shared by organizations from Augusta University and the CREW. It's a time to experience differences and similarities between various cultures as we kick off AU's 2019 International Week. For questions, please contact the Cultural Events Director at jpcculturaldir@gmail.com 


Wednesday, November 6

Peace Corps Information Session 
Information Session, 12-2pm, Hardy Meeting Room, JSAC
Learn about Opportunities in other countries through the Peace Corps service.  Returned Peace Corps volunteer and regional Peace Corps Recruiter, Grant Matthews, will host information table and session.


Thursday, November 7

How does Study Abroad work for Honors Students?
Drop-In, 11:30-1pm, Honors Suite, Summerville Campus
Honors students are encouraged to come by the Honors Suite and learn more about Study Abroad.  Lunch will be provided to the first 50 people.  Programs offering honors credit will be present to answer your questions about their programs.  These programs include United Kingdom, New York and Ireland.  

Study Abroad 201: How to Unpack Your Study Abroad Experience for Employers (Resume Workshop)
Workshop, 2pm, University Hall 224
Hosted by Career Services & Study Abroad Office
How is my study abroad/away experience relevant to my future career? How can I talk about it in a job or graduate school interview? How can I add it to my resume? Attend this workshop to have these questions answered and more! We will “unpack” your amazing experiences and teach you how to translate them into meaningful conversations with future employers/graduate school representatives. Open to both study abroad alumni and students signed up for a program this year. Questions? Email studyabroad@augusta.edu.

Pre-Nursing Society: Study Abroad Information Session and Nursing Study Abroad Programs 
4:30 pm, University Hall 170, Summerville Campus
Members of the Per-Nursing Society will learn more about Study Abroad.  Programs offering nursing credit will be present to answer your questions about their programs.  These programs include Peru, Ecuador and Mexico.   This will be helpful information for future nursing students.