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Contact Information

CUB 221-B (717-477-1907)
CUB 221-C (717-477-1123 extension 3879)
Email: ism@ship.edu


Dr. Jonathan Skaff 

Director of International Studies

Tel: (717) 477 - 1255

Fax: (717) 477 – 4062

0ffice hours: M, W 3:15pm – 4:00pm (DHC215)

T, TH 1:00pm – 3:15pm (CUB221B) (4th Tues. of month, 1:00pm – 1:50pm and by appointment)


Cathy Mills

Dean's Office (DHC 225)
M-F 8am-4:30pm
717-477-1151 x3210


Chinenye Thomas

Graduate Assistant
CUB 221-C (T,Th 9am - 3pm)
DHC (M 9am-2pm)


Ashley Geckle

Graduate Office Worker 

CUB 221-C (T,Th 9.15am-2:15pm, W 8:45am-2:45pm)

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International Education Week! October 27th - 30th, 2014

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Calender of Events 2014

Monday October 27, 2014

Peace Corps Presentation

Career Center Room 108, CUB, 4:30 p.m.

The Peace Corps offers a unique experience to make a difference around the world and bring the benefits of that experience back home. The personal and professional rewards of Peace Corps service last a lifetime. Join us to learn about the process of applying to the Peace Corps and the benefits of serving. Hosted by the Career Center.

Study Abroad: Where Did you Go, What Did You Do and Would You Do It Again?

Orndorf Theater, CUB, 7 p.m.

Students will discuss their personal overseas study and travel experiences to countries including the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Israel, and Korea as well as throughout Europe. Moderated by Dr. Gretchen Pierce, Associate Professor of History and Dr. Mark Sachleben, Associate Professor of Political Science.

Tuesday October 28, 2014

Immersion Afternoon

Rowland Hall Rooms 100, 101, 103, 106, 117, 202, 209, 3:30-4:45 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 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 Film: Czech Dream (2004)

Grove Hall Forum, 7:15 p.m.

Two students from the Czech Film Academy commission, a leading advertising agency, organize a huge campaign for the opening of a new supermarket named Czech Dream. The supermarket, however, does not exist and is not meant to. The advertising campaign includes radio and television ads, posters, flyers with photos of fake Czech Dream products, a promotional song, an internet site, and ads in newspapers and magazines. Will people believe in it and show up for the grand opening? (IMDB.com) Hosted by the Political Science Department.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Going Global: How to Find International Job/Internship Opportunities

Career Center Room 108, CUB 3:30 p.m.

Looking for a job that utilizes your international experience but not sure what’s out there? Wondering where to learn about international job/ internship opportunities and how to find them? Going Global will provide strategies to learn about what options are available to you as well as a chance to learn more about teaching English abroad. Hosted by the Career Center.

International Foods Night

Reisner Dining Hall, 4-7 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 ($9.40 for members of the Ship community & general public). Hosted by Chartwells Dining Services.

Thursday October 30, 2014

International Flag Discussion FORUM

Ceddia Union Building Room 105, 3:30 p.m.

What’s in the meaning of a flag? The international flag display on the Library Quad represents the diverse nations where students, staff and faculty we have at Ship originate. Please join us for a discussion with student representatives to learn what their home flag means to them. Moderated by Dr. Sean Cornell, Associate Professor of Geography and Earth Science.

All Week

Sit in a Language Class

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. Hosted by the Department of Modern Languages.

International Flag Display on the Library Quad has been created by 5th grade students from Grace B. Luhrs Elementary School under the direction of Dr. Sean Cornell, Associate Professor of Geography/Earth Science.

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 Department of International Studies and the Office of International Programs.

Samba, Brazil's Joyous National Music

Wednesday November 5th 2014. Time: 1:00pm-2:30pm at the CUB MPR

"There is No Point to Samba if it Doesn't Make You Smile": Learn to Play Samba, Brazil's Joyous National Music. Samba, represents a mixture of Brazil's African and European heritage. Alex Shaw, leader of Philadelphia's Alô Brasil band, will direct a samba percussion session. Students wishing to participate should contact Dr. Gretchen Pierce <GKPierce@ship.edu>. The first 5 who respond will be eligible to learn. Others will be welcome to observe.

Co-sponsors: The History/Philosophy Department, International Studies Studies Program, College of Arts and Sciences, and Human Understanding Commission