45th Annual International & American Education Week

45th Annual International & American Education Week

Kesha Williams
November 16, 2009

45th Annual International & American Education Week
NOVEMBER 16 - 20, 2009

 "Fostering Global Responsibility and Leadership through International Education" and
 "Great Public Schools: A Basic Right and Our Responsibility"

Monday, November 16
International and American Education Week Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
 and International Tea Party
Representatives from ECSU community will bring greetings during this kick-off celebration!
4 p.m. -  5 p.m., Ridley Student Center, 1st floor stage

TUESDAY, November 17
Faculty Forum on International Scholarly Activities- "A Missing Link in the Chain of the International Fabric of Our National Identity:  Early Iberian Explorations of the Eastern
United States." 
Facilitators: Dr. Jose Gil and Dr. John Luton
11 a.m. - 12 p. m., Jenkins Science Building-Rm. 138

Global Leadership Academy Forum
Students from the Global Leadership Academy will showcase activities from the 2008-2009 school year. 
1 p.m. - 2 p.m., Jenkins Science Building-Rm. 138

Wednesday, November 18th
Student Forum-Student International Experiences
Dr. Kwabena Boansi will moderate a panel discussion about the amazing international experiences of ECSU Students. Members of the panel include foreign exchange students and ECSU students who have traveled throughout the world!
11 a .m. - 12 p. m., Ridley Student Center-1st floor stage

ECSU Study Abroad Workshop - It's your turn to study in another country!
Representatives from the University of North Carolina Exchange Program will discuss how ECSU students can study in countries around the world!
1 p.m. - 2 p.m., Ridley Student Center, Mary A. Douglas Auditorium-Rm. 206

International Film - City of God "Brazil"
You are invited to enjoy popcorn, soda, English subtitles, and a great international film!
7 p.m. - 9 p.m., Ridley Student Center, Mary A. Douglas Auditorium-Rm. 206

Thursday, November 19
American Education Week Assembly
Assembly Speaker: Dr. Sylvia Mason, Dean, ECSU School of Education and Psychology
10 a.m. - 11:45 a.m., Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center

 Multicultural Education Seminar - "An Oneida Indian today in an international world". 
Guest Speaker: Dr. Lloyd Mitchell, Professor, Department of Physical Education will discuss what it's like to be an Indian in a global society and the experiences which may occur.
5 p.m. - 6 p.m., McLendon Hall, Rm. 105

Friday, November 20
International Dinner
This annual event brings ECSU and the surrounding community together for an evening of international food, music, dance, fashion, and art!  Bring your family, friends, and a covered dish to celebrate our cultural diversity.  Attire: an outfit that reflects your native country or the country of your choice
6 p.m., K.E. White Graduate Center

For more information, please contact Mr. Torian Lee, chair of International Education Week Committee at (252) 335-3970 and Dr. Saundra Copeland, chair of the American Education Week Committee at (252) 335-3337.