Florida Atlantic University Center for Global Engagement International Education Week November 14-18 Celbrating International Education and Exchange!

International Education Week (IEW) 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. For more information about IEW visit: https://eca.state.gov/programs-initiatives/international-education-week

*Schedule is subject to change.

International Education Week 2017 will take place on the Boca Raton, Davie and Jupiter campuses.

For more information please email global@fau.edu


Monday, Nov. 13

International Education Week Reception and Open Ceremony

  • 3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Location: Marleen & Harold Forkas Alumni Center - Great Hall, Boca Raton campus
  • Refreshments will be served
  • Dress: Business Casual

Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Horswell

Dean of Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Associate Professor of Spanish and Latin American Litterature

Bidwell Cranage

Graduate Nursing Student, Study Abroad Returnee

Salim Seini Yaye

Graduate Student in Entrepreneurship, International Student from Niger, former Global Student Success Scholar


Tuesday, Nov. 14

Meet us at the Breezeway!
Resource Table

  • 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Location: Breezeway - Boca Raton campus
  • Hosted by: Center for Global Engagement: Education Abroad and International Services, and FAU Libraries

The Human Library:  One World, Many Stories

  • 10 a.m.- noon
  • Location: Wimberly Library, Boca Raton campus
  • Hosted by: FAU Libraries

Meet us in the Oasis Lounge!

  • 2 - 3:30 p.m.
  • Location: Student Union, Davie campus
  • Hosted by: Center for Global Engagement: Education Abroad and International Services

International Trivia Night

  • 4 - 6 p.m.
  • Location: Heritage Hall (SD 105), Davie Student Union
  • Hosted by: International Services - Center for Global Engagement, Broward Program Board - FAU Student Government
    • Do you think you know the world? Then join the Center for Global Engagement and the Broward Program Board (FAU Student Government) on Tuesday, November 14, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for a friendly International Trivia!
      We will have 6 rounds of 10 questions: covering current events, geography, languages, music, art, sports, travel, and history. And free food and drinks!
      If you have any questions please email Sharon Rodriguez Benarroch at srodriguezbenarr@fau.edu
      Please click here to register individually or as a team: https://goo.gl/forms/ NpQeZfUAadnY6B872

Wednesday, Nov. 15

Meet us at the Lobby!
Resource Table

  • 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Location: Student Resource Center Lobby, Jupiter campus
  • Hosted by: Education Abroad & International Services - Center for Global Engagement

Peace Stories

  • 10 a.m. - noon
  • Location: Student Resource Center Lobby, Jupiter campus
  • Hosted by: Peace, Justice and Human Rights, and the Center for Global Engagement

Global Lunch & Learn for Faculty and Staff
Ask me anything! Featuring International Students at FAU

  • 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Location: Center for Global Engagement, Davis Pavilion DP 49, Boca Raton campus
  • Hosted by: the Center for Global Engagement - Global Student Success Program and International Services
    • To RSVP contact Sharon Rodriguez Benarroch at srodriguezbenarr@fau.edu Subject line: RSVP Lunch&Learn with your name, email and Z number (if you have one)
    • Lunch will be provided.
    • If you have ever had a question for an international student but were too afraid to ask, this session is for you! A student panel will provide the answers. Students may have some fun questions of their own for the audience as well.

Ask Education Abroad!*
Global Student Leadership Consortium

  • 1:30 - 5 p.m.
  • Location: HC 112, Jupiter campus
  • *Although walk-ins are welcome, we recommend you to make an appointment with Madison McShare at mmcshane@fau.edu

Financial Aid for Study Abroad session

  • 2 – 3 p.m.
  • Location: Financial Aid department, Boca Raton campus

Movie Night and Discussion:
"From the Land of Gandhi, A Conversation on High-Skilled Immigration"

  • 4 - 6 p.m.
  • Location: Center for Global Engagement, Davis Pavilion DP 49, Boca Raton campus
  • Hosted by: Prakash Wadhwa - Author of the film
    • "From the Land of Gandhi" has received the following recognitions:
      • Tasveer South Asian Film Festival 2017: Official Selection
      • Full Bloom Film Festival 2017: Official Selection
      • Immigration Film Fest 2017: Official Selection
      • South Asian Film Festival of Montreal 2017: Official Selection
      • Atlanta Docufest 2017: Semi Finalist

Thursday, Nov. 16

Researching Nations Workshop

  • 10 – 11 a.m.
  • Location: Instructional lab LY136 (located on the first floor), Wimberly Library, Boca Raton campus
  • Hosted by: Bruce Barron - Government Documents Librarian, and Ken Frankel - Head, Reference & Instructional Services

Peace Stories

  • 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Location: SO Rotunda, Boca Raton campus
  • Hosted by: Peace, Justice and Human Rights and the Center for Global Engagement

From International Experience to Dream Job

Whether you are a current international or exchange student, a past study abroad student, or you are thinking about pursuing an academic or internship experience abroad, this interactive workshop will help you understand how to effectively highlight your global experience to potential employers!

  • 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Location: Career Center, Boca Raton campus
  • Hosted by: Career Center and the Center for Global Engagement (Education Abroad, Global Student Success Program, and International Services)
    • First session (1 - 2 p.m): Learn how to highlight your international experience to employers.
    • Choose a Break-out Session (2 – 3 p.m.):
      • Learn about international internships.
      • Meet a Career Advisor: Receive a personalized feedback for your resume (with a focus on highlighting your international experience, please bring a hard copy of your resume/draft of your resume)
      • Career Center Tour: Get an exclusive Career Center tour to learn about additional resources available such as mock interviews and the clothes closet.


Friday, Nov. 17

Study Abroad Re-Entry Luncheon

  • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    • By Invitation


+ Sunday, Nov. 19

Thanksgiving Lunch

  • 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Location: 470 NW 4th Ave, Boca Raton, FL 33432
  • Hosted by the Community Church of Boca Raton
 Last Modified 11/6/17