International Education Week 2015

     International Education Week Final Product 2015

EIU will join the world in celebrating International Education Week from November 16-20, 2015. 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. – See more at:

Monday, November 16th 

  • Study Abroad Information Table, MLK Union, in front of the food court, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Global EIU:  Stories of Cross-Cultural Adventures and Adjustment, Charleston/Mattoon Room, 12 – 1:30 pm

A panel of EIU faculty members and students from around the world and the USA will share their experiences  adjusting to other cultures.  Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Thursday, November 19

  • Study Abroad Fair, University Ballroom, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Explore the range of EIU-sponsored study abroad programs.  Study around the world with Eastern faculty members from a range of disciplines.  Options include spring break, summer, and fall semester.

Friday, November 20

  • Study Abroad Information Table, MLK Union, in front of the food court, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Ongoing, Monday-Friday, November 16-20

  • International Exhibition, Booth Library

Take some time to explore a variety of items representing the home countries and cultures of Eastern’s faculty.IEW events are sponsored by:  the Association of International Students, the International Education Council, the Office of International Students & Scholars, and the Office of Study Abroad



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