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TAMIU Celebrates International Education Week Nov. 12-16 Posted: 11/08/18

TAMIU Celebrates International Education Week Nov. 12-16

 

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Colorful and fun activities ranging from a Parade of Nations to a Cultural Festival will mark International Education Week at Texas A&M International University’s (TAMIU) Student Center Monday-Friday, Nov. 12-16.

Part of an annual offering at TAMIU, International Education Week is a nationwide celebration designated by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote international education and exchange worldwide.

Among the week’s highlights will be a Diwali Celebration, one of the largest festivals observed in India every year, signifying the triumph of light over darkness. Also, a Fulbright student and scholar presentation are part of the schedule of events.

Triana Valdéz, TAMIU director of International Engagement, said International Education Week also serves to encourage University students to learn more about Study Abroad opportunities and learn about various cultures and traditions observed throughout the world.

This semester, students from 30 foreign countries are enrolled at TAMIU.

The schedule of activities for International Education Week is as follows:

 

Monday, Nov. 12, Student Center Rotunda

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. – Parade of Nations, Proclamation, International Jeopardy

 

Tuesday, Nov. 13, Student Center Rotunda/Student Center Ballroom

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. – Pre-Diwali Celebration

5 p.m. – 7 p.m. – Diwali: Celebration of Lights

 

Wednesday, Nov. 14, Student Center Rotunda

11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Photo/Video Exhibit

 

Thursday, Nov. 15, Student Center Rotunda

11 a.m. – 2 pm. – Cultural Festival

9 a.m. – 10 a.m. – Fulbright Student Presentation (Student Center 231)

2 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Fulbright Scholar Presentation (Student Center 231)

 

Friday, Nov. 16, Student Center, room 236

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. International Leadership Series: Globalization and Interdependence

 

For more information, please contact Valdéz at the 956.326.2282, email triana.gonzalez@tamiu.edu or visit offices in Student Center, room 124G.

University office hours are 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday-Friday.  University information is also available online at tamiu.edu and on its social media channels on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.