International Education Week Calendar

 October 23 - October 27, 2017


         IEW Logo 2017
IEW Calendar of Events 2017 Schedule





Monday October 23, 2017 


International Film, I Am Eleven, Grove Hall Forum, 7:00 p.m.                


Australian filmmaker Genevieve Bailey travelled the world for six years talking with 11-year-olds to compose this insightful, funny and moving documentary portrait of childhood. From an orphanage in India, to a single-parent household in inner-city Melbourne, to bathing with elephants in Thailand, I AM ELEVEN explores the lives and thoughts of children from 15 countries. 

Sponsored by the Office of Social Equity, Global Community and Awareness Committee, International Programs, the departments of Counseling & College Student Personnel, English, Geography/Earth Sciences, Sociology/Anthropology, Teacher Education, and the International Studies major.


Tuesday October 24, 2017 


Immersion Afternoon, Rowland Hall Rooms 100, 101, 103, 106, 117, 200, 209, 3:30-4:30 p.m.


Spend an afternoon experiencing world cultures. Language, culture, food and fun await you! Have you ever wanted to learn about various countries in Latin America, Spain, France, Haiti, China, Germany, Morocco, and more? Come and interact with faculty and students who are experts on these countries. We will also have a World Languages Karaoke Jam. International food will be served.


Hosted by the Department of Modern Languages.


International Foods Night, Reisner Dining Hall, 4:00-8:00 p.m.


Nine different food stations will feature ethnic foods from all over the world. The dinner meal must be purchased upon entrance into Reisner. Students may use their meal plan or you can pay at the door ($10.20 for members of the Ship community & general public).


Hosted by Chartwells Dining Services. 


Wednesday October 25, 2017 

Study Abroad: Where Did You Go, What Did You Do & Would You Do It Again? Orndorff Theater, CUB, 6:30 p.m.


Students will discuss their personal overseas study and travel experiences to countries including the Dominican Republic, Haiti, as well as throughout Europe. 

Moderated by Dr. Mark Sachleben, Associate Professor of Political Science.


Thursday October 26, 2017

Going Global; Working Internationally, Ceddia Union Building, Orndorff Theater, 3:30 p.m.


Professionals are no longer confined to a local geography when working in non-profits/ businesses—the world can be their market from day one! Come experience the various stories that highlight different countries, cultures, and traditions. Learn how to identify advantages and liabilities of working internationally, how to manage it locally and globally, and build partnerships and personal networks.

Hosted by the Career and Community Engagement Center.

Dine and Donate, Tuscarora Room, Reisner Dining Hall, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m


The Multicultural Caucus invites you to participate in “Dine and Donate”, a fundraiser to help the victims of some of the recent natural disasters.  Members of the faculty and staff from the Multicultural Caucus at Shippensburg University will cook and serve dishes from their own cultures and traditions.  General admission is $10.00 per ticket.  Student tickets are $8.00.  The profits will be donated to international relief agencies. 

Hosted by the Multicultural Caucus.


All Week


Sit in on a Language Class, Hosted by the Department of Global Languages.


Interested in learning a language but haven’t been able to commit to an entire semester of study? Sitting in on a language class is a perfect way to decide if enrolling in a course would be the right fit for you.


• A schedule of classes is available at: /iew/courses/


International Flag Display on the Library Quad has been created by 5th grade students


Grace B. Luhrs Elementary School under the direction of Dr. Sean Cornell, Associate Professor of Geography/Earth Science.

Sponsorship provided by the Department of Counseling and College Student Personnel.  

All events are open to SHIP students, faculty, staff and the local community. There is no charge for events unless otherwise noted.
International Education Week is sponsored by the Center for Global Education: International Studies & International Programs.