INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS AND PARTNERSHIPS PRESENTS 

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK

November 15-20

A COMMUNITY CELEBRATION OF GLOBAL CULTURE AND DIVERSITY

International Education Week 2021

International Education Week 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 efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.

Please contact us at international@bgsu.edu if you have any questions about the great programs listed below!

Ongoing Events

To celebrate International Education Week, we have created a collaborative playlist through Spotify with all of our favorite songs from around the world!

Please add your favorite songs and share your culture through music!  Enjoy our playlist here!

Monday, November 15, 2021

Time: 5:00  - 6:30 PM
Location: 219 East Hall
Hosted by Cross-Cultural Conversation Connection

Let’s kick off International Education Week with some music! Listen to some popular music from around the world compiled by members of the Cross-Cultural Conversation Connection Program! 

You do not need to be a current member to join us for this event. Instead, take this as an opportunity drop in for few minutes, listen to music from places like Turkey, Ukraine, Japan, Jamaica… and so many others!

The event will take place in East Hall 219 (the Lounge) on Monday, November 15th from 5:00pm to 6:30pm where we’ll be waiting with songs, pizza, and conversation!

We’ll play word games, card games, trivia, and what ever you might like–bring a game and we’ll play it!

Questions? Contact Krys Ingman at cccc@bgsu.edu

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Time: 11:00 - 11:30 AM
Location: 405A University Hall
Hosted by: Education Abroad

This first step in your Education Abroad journey is to attend an information session to learn about the exciting opportunities and things you need to take into consideration for your planning.  

There is an In-Person Session offered every Tuesday, 11:00-11:30AM in 405A University Hall.  

Time: 11:45 AM-2:00 PM
Location: 303 University Hall
Register here for the event

What's better than Taco Tuesday!?!...How about Tacos & Trivia.  Join International Programs & Partnerships for a lunch of tacos while playing a game of trivia for an opportunity to win some great prizes!  We will have a game starting at 12pm and again at 1pm.    You can play individually or with a team!  Sign up here to reserve your spot: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/508044aa4ad2ca4fa7-taco

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Time: 1:00 - 1:45 PM
Location: virtual (see below for Zoom meeting link)

Learn more about oneof BGSU's signature Education Abroad programs from the program's Resident Director, Ivett Guntersdorfer and BGSU Education Abroad Staff.

Register to Attend HERE

Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Bowen-Thompson Student Union

BGSU is proud to host a Naturalization Ceremony in which as many as 80 individuals will become U.S. citizens.  Join us in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom located in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.  The ceremony is an open event and all are invited to join us in this special day!

Time: 2:00 - 2:30 PM
Live Virtual Event
Hosted by: Education Abroad

This first step in your Education Abroad journey is to attend an information session to learn about the exciting opportunities and things you need to take into consideration for your planning.  

There is a Virtual Live Session offered every Wednesday, 2:00-2:30PM via Zoom.    

Please RSVP or contact edabroad@bgsu.edu to attend.  Walk-ins are also welcome.

Time: 4:30 - 6:00 PM
Location: 303 University Hall

Join our in-person celebration of International Education Week (Nov. 15-20) which will include BGSU's Peace Corps Fellows, Peace Corps Prep students, and other globally minded folk! Learn about opportunities to teach, study, and serve abroad. 

Chat with people who have first-hand experience as teachers in different countries, including South Korea, Benin, Grenada, and Myanmar. We are looking for students who are ready to engage with Peace Corps Prep or who are interested in international service!

Coffee, tea, donuts, and other refreshments will be provided. All are welcome.

Contact Evan Snapp for more details Evan Snapp esnapp@bgsu.edu.   

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Time: 11:00 - 11:30 AM
Location: virtual (see below for Zoom meeting link)

Learn more about oneof BGSU's signature Education Abroad programs from the program's Resident Director, Dr. Susana Juarez and BGSU Education Abroad Staff.

Zoom                   
Join the zoom meeting
https://bgsu-edu.zoom.us/j/89314979385?pwd=emZZbFFIZWtKRlpTZTlzWWZzWEJjUT09

Meeting ID: 893 1497 9385

Access Code: 441267

Saturday, November 20, 2021

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Downtown Bowling Green

International Programs & Partnerships is excited to be participated this year in the Bowling Green Annual Holiday Parade.  We will have a float in which we help celebrate Global Holidays from Around the World.  We are looking for participants to walk in the parade with the float and help toss candy to spectators and/or carry a flag.  All participants will be given Global Falcons hoodie sweatshirts.  To participate, please register here.  

Have an event going on during International Education Week? Submit it here

Updated: 11/12/2021 11:57AM