International Education Week 2020

IEW 2020

Expand perspectives, promote diversity, foster internationalization, and build a strong international community on campus through the International Education Week at KSU. The Global Village, in collaboration with different campus offices and students’ organizations, will offer several events and activities for students on campus during the week of November 11 – 24, 2020.

Follow us on Instagram (@ksu_gv) and use the hashtag #KSUIEW to keep up with all the fun events once IEW starts!

IEW 2020 Schedule of Events

Please see below for a calendar of events for International Education Week 2020.

    •  
      Event Title
      Time/Location
      Description 
    •  Transatlantic

      TRANSATLANTIC YOUTH DIALOGUE:

      The Future of international cultural relations: What now?

      11.11.2020

      12:00 PM

      Zoom Meeting:

      883 2569 5404

      An youth forum where participants will be discussing the most important changes in domestic and foreign policies and how they have affected transatlantic relations.
    •  Olivia

      GLOBAL DIALOGUES:

      A Conversation with Olivia Wenzel

      Presented by KSU's Foreign Language Department.

      German Studies Program

      11.12.2020

      4:30 PM  Zoom Meeting

      Meeting ID: 865 3737 7117

      Passcode: 7n*rBB

      Olivia Wenzel is a playwright, novelist, and musician. Her new novel, "1000 Coils of Fear", is told in the voice of a protagonist who, like the author, is a Black German woman. The protagonist travels to the US and returns to Berlin.
    •  India

      ISA's CRUISE THE WORLD INDIA

      International Student Association

      South Asian Student Association

      11.12.2020

      7:00 PM - 9:00PM

      Ballrooms
      Marietta Student Center.

      Join ISA & SASA as they introduce you to the Indian culture. Presentation and Fun activities. 

      Complete Indian Dinner in To-Go boxes from an authentic Indian Restaurant will be provided.

    •  Flags

      KSU'S IEW KICK OFF EVENT

      Parade of Flags with the Global Village

      Flags will be provided!

      11.16.2020

      12:30 PM - 2:00PM

      Campus Green
      Kennesaw Campus.

      Represent your country. Carry your flag during the Parade of Flags on the Campus Green.

      Drummers and music

    •  globe

      INTL. STUDENT INFO SESSION

      Undergraduate Admissions

      Global Village

      11.16.2020

      6:00 PM - 7:30PM

      Virtual Zoom Meeting

      This session will include information about the admission requirements and services KSU offers our international student population. Bilingual admission counselors will be available.

    •  tie dye

      GLOBAL FRIENDS:

      Tie-Dye T-Shirts with your friends.

      RSVP required.

      Visit https://gv.kennesaw.edu/ to book your meeting. 

      11.17.2020

      8:00 AM - 5:00PM

      LGBTQ Center, 253

      Global Village, 255
      Kennesaw Student Center.

      Join the GV and the LGBTQ Resource Center on this fun and colorful event where you can come by with your friends (4 students limit) to celebrate diversity and internationalization by creating T-shirts using the colors of your country.

    •  Germany

      STUDY & WORK ABROAD:

      German Program

      GV & Foreign Language Department

      11.18.2020

      10:00AM - 11:00AM

      Virtual Microsoft Teams Meeting

      This virtual meeting will help you with how to plan and what you need to do before you go on a study abroad adventure.

    •  Italy

      STUDY & WORK ABROAD:

      Italian Program

      GV & Foreign Language Department

      11.18.2020

      11:30AM - 12:30PM

      Virtual Microsoft Teams Meeting

      Join the Global Village and KSU's Italian Language Professors to learn more about the benefits of learning Italian and what you need to do in order to go to KSU in Tuscany. Classes and Jobs available!

    •  brazil

      SUMMER JOBS IN BRAZIL

      Global Village

      CESAR

      11.18.2020

      1:30PM - 2:30PM

      Virtual Microsoft Teams Meeting

      Join the Global Village and CESAR (Recife) as they share with you the benefits of working with global companies and international students.

    •  Belly

      LEARN HOW TO BELLY DANCE WITH MSA

      Global Village

      Muslim Student Association

      Girls only event!

      11.18.2020

      6:30PM - 8:00PM

      Leadership Room, Room 205,
      Kennesaw Student Center.

       

      Join the Muslim Student Association and the Global Village in celebrating a big part of the culture in many Muslim countries: belly dancing!

       

    •  Bazzar

      WORLD FAIR & INTL. SANDWICHES

      Global Village

      To-Go box Lunch will be provided.

       

      11.19.2020

      11:00AM - 2:00PM

      Social Sciences Building, SO 1017, 
      Kennesaw Campus.

      Join the Global Village and the KSU's diverse population (student and staff) to spotlight and present the benefits of cultural exchange. 

    • Parasite
       

      KOREAN MOVIE NIGHT: PARASITE

      Global Village

      Korean snacks bag will be provided.

      11.19.2020

      6:30PM - 8:00PM

      Social Sciences Building, SO 1017, 
      Kennesaw Campus.

       Join the GV to watch "Parasite" then discuss environment and social themes shown in the film.

    Follow the hashtag #KSUIEW to keep up with all the fun events once IEW starts!

    IEW GV Events are coordinated by the Global Village. If your department, college or student group is interested in hosting an IEW event, please email us at globalvillage@kennesaw.edu. We're happy to collaborate and help you get the word out!

About International Education Week

International Education Week (IEW), November 16-20, 2020, 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 our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.

Learn more about this week at the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs website.

 IEW Partners

International Education Week is a result of collaboration between several departments,  students organizations at KSU, and external partners. International Education Week would not be possible without:

  • KSU's Division of Global Affairs (Check IEW Master Calendar HERE).
  • KSU’s International Student and Scholar Services Office
  • KSU’s Education Abroad Office
  • KSU’s Department of Foreign Languages
  • CIFAL Atlanta
  • The German Club at KSU
  • The French Club at KSU
  • The Korean Language Club at KSU
  • The Muslim Student Association at KSU, MSA
  • The South Asian Student Association at KSU, SASA
  • The International Student Association at KSU, ISA
  • General Consulate of Germany in Atlanta
  • Goethe-Zentrum/German Cultural Center Atlanta
  • General Consulate of Mexico in Atlanta
  • General Consulate of Costa Rica in Atlanta
  • General Consulate of Brazil in Atlanta
  • General Consulate of Japan in Atlanta
  • General Consulate of South Korea in Atlanta
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