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International Education Week

International Education Week


Nov 12

IEW Opening Celebration with President Seligman
4:00-5:00pm, Hirst Lounge, Wilson Commons

Join us for the official start to our University celebrations for International Education Week and welcoming remarks from President Seligman. The campus community will gather to dedicate flags hanging in Wilson Commons to represent international students enrolled at our schools. Enjoy music, tasty snacks, and congratulate the winner of our ESOL Poem Contest! Sponsored  by the Office of the President and the University Registrar.


Nov 14



Focus on China: Pronunciation and Context
9:00-10:00am, Gowen Room, Wilson Commons
Quick lesson in pronunciation and cultural context by Ellen M. Zuroski, Director, English Language and U.S. Culture Program, Simon Graduate School of Business.

Staff Development- International Student Panel
12:00-1:00 pm, Gowen Room, Wilson Commons
Hear directly from international students about their experiences here!  Panel discussion lead by Marcy Kraus, Dean of Freshman, Director of Advising Services.  Bring a brown bag lunch, desserts provided

Thursday Nov 15

International Night, sponsored by TASE, CSA, KASA, & FASAs
7:00-9:00pm May Room, Wilson Commons

Immerse yourself in a wide variety of cultural backgrounds!  Travel the world and explore the sites and sounds from different countries, all within the campus.


Nov 16


International Expo (stop by to talk with students and see their tables)
2-4pm Hirst Lounge Wilson Commons
A variety of international groups will have tables set up to share and demonstrate their culture.  Lots to see and do.

International Club Rochester
4:00-5:30 pm, Salon D, Meliora Restaurant

Relax and celebrate an end to the week!  Enjoy a beverage and sample delicious treats, while learning more about services available through the International Services Office, River Campus Libraries, Study Abroad, and Alumni Relations


Click here to see how the university celebrated International Education week in 2011