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Student Center for Inclusion and Culture Upcoming Events

  • Intercultural Book Circle: Born A Crime

    Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    James E. Marks Intercultural Center (3225 Arch Street)

    • Everyone

    The Intercultural Book Circle will be meeting on Tuesday, July 24, at 12:00 p.m. in the James E. Marks Intercultural Center (3225 Arch Street) for a discussion of “Born A Crime” by Trevor Noah. Lunch will be served and, as always, the first 30 people to RSVP to jkrohn@drexel.edu can claim a free copy of the book. A synopsis of “Born A Crime” is below:

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  • Study Abroad 101

    Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    4:00 PM-4:30 PM

    Academic Building 101 N. 33rd Street, Suite 201

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Prospective Students
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA Community

    Study Abroad 101 sessions are for students who are interested in studying abroad, but have not yet selected a program or begun an application. This session will provide preliminary information about study abroad opportunities and logistics.

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  • Study Abroad at SCDI

    Wednesday, July 25, 2018

    11:00 AM-12:00 PM

    Student Center for Diversity and Inclusion: Creese Student Center

    • Undergraduate Students
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA Community

    The Study Abroad Office will be at the Resource Center in Creese every other Wednesday this summer! Stop by to chat about anything on your mind, including topics like:
    - How can I afford to study abroad? What scholarships are available?
    - If I can’t go abroad for a whole term, what are my options?
    - How will my identity and the local culture of my host country interact?
    - What’s life like outside of the classroom abroad? How can I continue my extracurricular activities while abroad?
    - How can I connect internationally without leaving Drexel?
    - And more…

    Dates:
    Wednesday, June 27 at 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    Wednesday, July 11 at 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
    Wednesday, July 25 at 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
    Wednesday, August 8 at 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM
    Wednesday, August 22 at 11:00 AM- 12:00 PM

    Study Abroad Staff:
    Lisa Shen – As a first-generation Asian American student, Lisa studied abroad in Rome, Italy during her undergrad. After graduating college, she moved to China for two years to work. Now, as a Study Abroad Advisor and Communications Manager, Lisa loves to talk to students about going abroad, especially to places she’s been!

    Andrew Sandefur – Andrew is a recent Temple University grad who studied abroad in Johannesburg, South Africa during his time there. After graduating college, Andrew served with Americorps for 10 months and traveled to vastly different parts of the United States – which is practically like going to another country!

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  • Fellowships for Language Learning: Information Session

    Monday, July 30, 2018

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM

    Disque 109 (32 S. 32nd St)

    • Undergraduate Students
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    This session will provide an overview of the Boren Awards for International Study, Critical Language Scholarships and other great opportunities that support linguistic and cultural immersion abroad. It will also familiarize you with the application processes and best practices for constructing a competitive application.
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  • LGBTQ+ Ally Training for Faculty and Professional Staff

    Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    9:00 AM-11:30 AM

    James E. Marks Intercultural Center 3225 Arch Street

    • Faculty
    • Staff

    Please join us for the upcoming workshop, Being an LGBTQ+ Ally, facilitated by Drexel's Office of Equality and Diversity.

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  • International Research Fellowships for Graduate Students

    Tuesday, July 31, 2018

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Graduate Student Lounge (010A Main Building)

    • Graduate Students
    This session will provide an overview of international research fellowships for graduate students. In addition, participants will learn about the application processes, available resources and best practices for constructing a competitive application. This event is co-sponsored by the Graduate Student Association.
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  • Gilman and Freeman-ASIA Scholarship Information Session

    Monday, August 6, 2018

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Disque 109 (32 S. 32nd St)

    • Undergraduate Students
    Come learn about scholarships to cover undergraduate study/co-op abroad - up to $8,000 in funding!
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  • Gilman and Freeman-ASIA Scholarship Information Session

    Tuesday, August 21, 2018

    5:30 PM-6:30 PM

    Study Abroad Office, Academic Building Suite 201 (101 N. 33rd St)

    • Undergraduate Students

    Come learn about scholarships to cover undergraduate study/co-op abroad - up to $8,000 in funding!

    The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship enables undergraduates with financial need to study or co-op abroad by offering up to $8,000 to Pell grant recipients. Preference is given to students from diverse backgrounds.

    The Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) provides grants of up to $7,000 to support U.S. undergraduates with demonstrated financial need who are planning to study overseas in East or Southeast Asia. The program's goal is to increase the number of Americans with firsthand exposure to and understanding of Asia and its peoples and cultures.

    This info session will provide an overview of the awards, application process, and tips for constructing a competitive application.

    Please register in advance.

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  • Toast to Tenacity™

    Thursday, August 23, 2018

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    Independence Visitor Center (599 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106)

    • Everyone
    The 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution became law in August 1920, granting American women the right to vote.
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  • Global Day

    Thursday, September 20, 2018

    11:00 AM-2:00 PM

    Tentative location: Behrakis Grand Hall, 3210 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

    • Everyone

     

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