International Education Week


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November 1-8, 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 9 - 30
Photos will be displayed on AU Study Abroad Office Facebook webpage. Voting on Facebook will begin on October 9, 2018 and will end on October 30, 2017 at 9am. The Photo Contest winners will be announced on November 1st at the International Cultural Festival.


Thursday, November 1

International Cultural Festival
11:00 AM - 1:00 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 2018 International Week. For questions, please contact the Cultural Events Director at jpcculturaldir@gmail.com

Peace Corps Information Table and Session 
Information Table, 10am-12pm, JSAC Breezeway
Information Session, 12-1pm, Butler 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.
https://calendar.augusta.edu/event/peace-corps-information-table-and-session-1/

"Ask me Anything: I'm Muslim" 
6:30 p.m.
JSAC Ballroom
Hosted by International Initiatives
Aman Ali travels the world sharing his heartfelt (and funny!) stories and reflections about being Muslim in today’s world. 
https://calendar.augusta.edu/event/ask-me-anything--im-muslim/


Monday, November 5

Oxfam Hunger Banquet
5:30 PM
Location: JSAC Ballroom, Summerville campus
Hosted by International Initiatives
The Oxfam Hunger Banquet is an interactive event that brings world hunger and poverty issues to life. Participants will be divided into three groups based on global percentages of hunger and plenty. Each group will be served different amounts of food and experience a different atmosphere.  Attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the Open Paws Food Pantry or Golden Harvest Food Bank.
https://calendar.augusta.edu/event/augusta-university-oxfam-hunger-banquet/


Tuesday, November 6

Study Abroad 201: How to Unpack Your Study Abroad Experience for Employers (Resume Workshop)
1:00 - 2:15 PM
Location: University Hall 221, Summerville campus
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 hcarley@augusta.edu.


Wednesday, November 7

International Cultural Festival
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Educational Commons Lobby, Health Sciences campus
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 2018 International Week. For questions, please contact the Cultural Events Director at jpcculturaldir@gmail.com


Thursday, November 9

Diwali Festival 
4:00 - 8:00 PM
Location: Science Fields, Summerville campus
Hosted by ICE: Indian Culture Exchange
This event will feature activities including Indian Food, food competition, Indian lamp painting, and Henna Tattoos.  Participants will have a chance to play some Indian sports.  All events will take place while trying to raise money for the Family Promise of Augusta.
https://calendar.augusta.edu/event/diwali-dhamaal/