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International Education Week

November 18-22, 2019 • University of Central Florida

Empowering Youth Through International Education

President Whittaker

IEW 2018 Message

2019 Event Calendar

Stay up-to-date with the events for the UCF's 2019 International Education Week! This page is constantly updating, so be sure to keep checking back for the latest developments.

UCF IEW 2016

Monday, Nov. 18

 

12th Annual International Breakfast 

Featuring guest speakers who address the importance of globalization in today’s world.


8:00 AM – 10:30 AM
UCF Student Union – Pegasus Ballroom

PRESENTED BY UCF GLOBAL

Ticket Admission Required

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Monday, Nov. 18

 

3rd Annual Language Speed Dating

Hosted by Modern Languages and Literatures, this event offers attendees the opportunity to experience many different languages in a fun, multicultural setting.


 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
  UCF Student Union – Room 218 A & B

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Tuesday, Nov. 19

 

Celebrating Quechua

This semester, UCF’s Department of Modern Languages and Literatures offered Quechua class for the first time. These classes, free to UCF students and the broader community, end on November 19th, and we will mark the culmination of a very successful semester with traditional Andean dances, food, and more.


 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
 Trevor Colbourn Hall – Room 358B

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Tuesday, Nov. 19

 

Voices of Venezuela

This event brings together a cross-section of displaced Venezuelans who have settled in Central Florida, ranging from laborers to artists and activists. Come listen to a panel portraying their  perspectives.


 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  Trevor Colbourn Hall – Room 358B

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Wednesday, Nov. 20

 

Fall 2019 Service – Learning Showcase

Join us as students present their academic service-learning projects to faculty judges and the general public. Come and learn how service with local, regional, national, and international organizations benefits student learning outcomes as well as the greater community. 


 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
 UCF Student Union – Pegasus Ballroom

culture

Wednesday, Nov. 20

 

UCF Spanish Master’s Showcase: Access to the Future, Access to Cultures

There will be ativities, readings, and food related to the UCF Spanish Master’s degree program in Spanish. All are welcome, and this will be of particular interest to prospective graduate students in cultural studies, Latin American Studies, and Spanish.
RSVP: Susan.Jefferson@ucf.edu


 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
 Trevor Colbourn Hall – Room 358B

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Thursday, Nov. 21

 

UCF Global Expo

A showcase of international and global efforts at UCF and in the Central Florida community. Learn how to get involved internationally while enjoying fun activities, food, music, and giveaways. If you are interested in tabling and being represented during the Expo, please email ucfglobal@ucf.edu. 

PRESENTED BY UCF GLOBAL


 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
 UCF Student Union – Pegasus Ballroom

immigration101

Thursday, Nov. 21

 

Immigration 101

Immigration is a prominent topic in the national discourse and affects the lives of millions of people, yet it is incredibly complex and difficult to understand. The Immigration 101 workshop explores basic immigration concepts so that participants walk away with a better understanding of this important topic. 

PRESENTED BY UCF GLOBAL


 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
 UCF Global Building – Room 101

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Friday, Nov. 22

 

Intercultural Competency Workshop

This interactive session explores key concepts in intercultural competency and engages participants in activities to increase self-awareness and understanding across difference.

PRESENTED BY UCF GLOBAL


 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
 UCF Global Building – Room 101

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