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International Education Week

2019 International Education Week Events

International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

International Education Week 2016

Quick Reference List:

  • Monday, November 18 | 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm | Faculty Workshop: How to Become a Fulbright Specialist | 3401 Market st. room 3014
  • Monday, November 18 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm | LeBow International Education Week Undergraduate Kickoff Dinner | G Hall 220
  • Tuesday, November 19 | 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm | World Climate Simulation | Ida Chen Room 3225 Arch St.
  • Tuesday, November 19 | 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm | Study Abroad 101 | Academic Building 101 N. 33rd St. suite 20
  • Tuesday, November 19 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Global Schooling: Experiences of International Students in the U.S. | 3401 Market St. room 3014
  • Tuesday, November 19 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm | United Nations Global Compact: Thorin Schriber | G Hall 031
  • Wednesday, November 20 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Global Education Colloquium | 3401 Market Street room 3014
  • Wednesday, November 20 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | Global Fellowships Information Session | Disque Hall 109
  • Wednesday, November 20 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | DSAB Presents: Global Opportunities in LeBow | Pearlstein 102
  • Thursday, November 21 |12:00 pm - 1:00 pm | International Residency Panel | G Hall 408
  • Thursday, November 21 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm | Conversation and Coffee Hour | Ross Commons 2nd floor Lounge 34th and Powelton
  • Thursday, November 21 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm | "So You Want to Teach Abroad?" | 3401 Market St. room 3025
  • Friday, November 22 | 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm | Study Abroad 101 | Academic Building 101 N. 33rd St. suite 20
Full Program descriptions can be found below.

Title of Event: Faculty Workshop: How to Become a Fulbright Specialist
Date and Time: November 18 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: 3401 Market Street, Room 3014
Description: Join Dr. Kristy Kelly (Drexel School of Education) and Amirah Nelson (Outreach & Recruitment Officer, Fulbright Specialist Program) to learn how to join the Fulbright Specialist Roster. The Fulbright Specialist Program sends U.S. faculty and professionals to serve as expert consultants on curriculum, faculty development, institutional planning, and related subjects to academic institutions abroad for a period of 2 to 6 weeks. The program allows overseas universities, cultural centers, non-governmental organizations and other institutions abroad to develop collaborative projects which host a leading U.S. academic or professional at their institution to work on diverse, short-term collaborative projects focused on education and training. Bring your computer and start your application!
Streaming option: This event will be streamed online at https://www.zoom.us/j/7028598216.
Contact: RSVP at https://drexel.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2gmFU8Ssyo6VNVH. For questions, contact gie@drexel.edu


Title of Event: LeBow International Education Week Undergraduate Kickoff Dinner
Date and Time: November 18 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: G Hall 220
Description: Join us for a cultural celebration as LeBow kicks off International Education Week 2019. We will be serving food from around the world and provide an opportunity for networking among undergraduate international students, exchange students, globally-minded student leaders, and international faculty and staff. By invitation only; space is limited and RSVP is required.
Contact: Kelsey Skic kee43@drexel.edu


Sponsor: Institute for Energy and Environment, Peace Engineering, and Office of Global Engagement and Education Abroad
Title of Event: World Climate Simulation
Date and Time: Tuesday, November 19 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Ida Chen Room 3225 Arch Street
Description: Join other student as you participate in a simulated climate negotiation agreement. Students will be playing a negotiator at the United Nations climate change negotiations. This simulation was developed by the think tank Climate Interactive, in partnership with the MIT Sloan School of Management and the UMass Lowell Climate Change Initiative, with support from Mohammed VI Polytechnic University. Lunch will be provided.
Contact: To register, please visit https://drexel.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a4eDjAjUsWpjHCZ. For questions about the event, contact Hugh Johnson at hpj23@drexel.edu.


Title of Event: Study Abroad 101
Date and Time: November 19 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Academic Building 101 N. 33rd St. suite 201
Description: 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.
Contact: studyabroad@drexel.edu and 215-571-3558.


Title of Event: Film Screening and Panel Discussion: Global Schooling: Experiences of International Students in the U.S.
Date and Time: November 19 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: 3401 Market Street, room 3014
Description: Miao Wang’s award-winning film, Maineland, chronicles two Chinese teens as they live and study at a small, private secondary school in Fryeburg, Maine. The film raises thoughtful questions about international educational experiences, personal identity, and cross-cultural communication that will be discussed following the film. Event facilitated by Dr. Jennifer Adams (Drexel School of Education) and co-sponsored by Kappa Delta Pi.
Streaming option: This event will be streamed online at https://drexel.zoom.us/j/876066959
Contact: RSVP at https://drexel.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2gmFU8Ssyo6VNVH. For questions, contact gie@drexel.edu


Title of Event: United Nations Global Compact: Thorin Schriber
Date and Time: November 19 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: G Hall 031
Description: As part of LeBow’s 2019 International Education Week, hear from Thorin Scriber, Manager of Participant Engagement at the United Nations Global Compact. The Global Compact is a United Nations pact to encourage businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies for a better future. The strategy of this pact is to drive business awareness and action in support of achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
Contact: Kelsey Skic kee43@drexel.edu


Title of Event: Global Education Colloquium
Date and Time: November 20, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Drexel University School of Education 3401 Market street, room 3014
Description: Yosong Sung, PhD, will present her research project, "Schooling at the Center of Refugee Identity and (Dis)ability Implications from North Korean Students with Refugee Backgrounds." The colloquium will take place in-person at the School of Education and streaming live online via Zoom. For more information or to RSVP, please visit, https://drexel.edu/soe/resources/event-series/gec/November-20-2019-event/. 
Contact: RSVP at https://drexel.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2gmFU8Ssyo6VNVH. For questions, contact gie@drexel.edu


Title of Event: Global Fellowships Information Session
Date and Time: November 20, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Disque Hall 109
Description: Learn about fellowship opportunities for students interested in international affairs and for study, research, and co-op abroad. This session will provide a brief overview of many awards, including Fulbright, Boren, Gilman, Critical Language Scholarships, and DAAD RISE. Please register here.
Contact: Kelly Weissberger, fellowships@drexel.edu


Title of Event: DSAB Presents: Global Opportunities in LeBow
Date and Time: November 20, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Pearlstein 102
Description: Want to learn about what global opportunities exist for LeBow undergraduate students and how to fit it into your plan of study? Come learn about all the opportunities LeBow offers and how to take advantage of them!
Contact: Kelsey Skic kee43@drexel.edu


Title of Event: International Residency Panel
Date and Time: November 21, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: G Hall 408
Description: Graduate students are invited to a panel discussion about professional and personal experiences in the INTB international residency course. Information regarding the summer 2020 INTB 790 International Residency course to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam will also be shared.
Guest speakers:

  • Bruce Pashko, 35 years in leadership positions at Johnson & Johnson, retired, ’85, MBA ‘90
  • Dr. Mark Stehr, Director, School of Economics
  • Anastasia Jones, MBA ’20

Contact: Kelsey Skic kee43@drexel.edu


Title of Event: Conversation and Coffee Hour
Date and Time: November 21 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location:
Ross Commons 2nd Floor Lounge 34th and Powelton
Description:
Join international students from the English Language Center and International Students and Scholars Services for refreshments and good conversation.

Contact: For more questions, please contact Hilary Bonita, Student Services Coordinator, hjb57@drexel.edu.


Title of Event: Panel Discussion: "So you Want to Teach Abroad?"
Date and Time: November 21 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: 3401 Market Street, room 3014
Description:
Join Dr. Jennifer Adams (Drexel School of Education), representatives from CIEE and Search Associates, and former teachers who have worked overseas to discuss the benefits of teaching abroad and different pathways for overseas teaching opportunities.
Streaming option: This event will be streamed online at https://drexel.zoom.us/j/876066959
Contact: RSVP at https://drexel.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2gmFU8Ssyo6VNVH. For questions, contact gie@drexel.edu


Title of Event: Study Abroad 101
Date and Time: November 22 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Academic Building 101 N. 33rd St. suite 201
Description: 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.
Contact: studyabroad@drexel.edu and 215-571-3558.