Welcome to the official newsletter of the Center for International Education,
informing you about everything regarding CSU IP,
National Student Exchange, International Opportunities, and
International Education Exchange Council events!
Welcome Reception Last Week Was Great Success!
Thank you to all who came to last week’s Welcome Reception! It was great seeing our faculty, study abroad and NSE alumni, as well as our new international and NSE students at Sonoma State University.
IEEC Alumni Photo Contest Winners!
At the reception, we held a photo contest where alumni sent in their favorite photos of their year abroad. 50 photos were sent in and the top 12 were voted on at the reception. The votes came very close! Please view all of the photos entered into the contest on the IEEC Facebook Page:
In 1st Place: Alan Rodriguez Torres with his picture from Africa.
2nd and 3rd Place: Noah Marquez from Spain.
Come Visit Us in Our New Location!
We are now located in International Hall 107. The Center for International Education is on the first floor, inside the doors and to your right! Come in and talk with one of our Student Ambassadors! Contact us at (707) 664-2582.
STUDY ABROAD & NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE
Study Abroad & NSE Information Meetings Have Begun!
Are you interested in studying away from Sonoma State University in the future? Come to an informational meeting to learn everything you need to know! The first step for any program is attending one of our Study Abroad & NSE Information Meetings. We hold information meetings four times each week at various times. You can call the number below or stop by the Center for International Education in International Hall to sign-up. Advanced sign-up is required!
They are offered every week at the following times in International Hall 107:
MONDAYS @ 11-12pm
TUESDAYS @ 3-4pm
WEDNESDAYS @ 3-4pm
THURSDAYS @ 10-11pm
NSE Study Abroad Deadlines Approaching!
Do you want to study in another country next Spring? The deadlines for the National Student Exchange area approaching quickly! First step is an informational meeting in the Center for International Education and sign- ups are in the office! Priority is September 15th! For more information please stop by the Center for International Education or call us at (707) 664- 2582.
Monday, September 15- Priority NSE Study Abroad Deadline for Spring 2015
Wednesday, October 1- FINAL NSE Study Abroad Deadline for Spring 2015
Want to study in another state next spring? Deadlines are coming up! First step is an informational meeting and sign-ups are in the office. For more information stop by the Center for International Education or call us at (707) 664-2582.
Wednesday, October 15th- Priority NSE Domestic Deadline for Spring 2015
Saturday, November 1st- Final NSE Domestic Deadline for Spring 2015
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New $15,000 Scholarship Opportunity for New Zealand!
Want to study in New Zealand for a semester and also get a free round trip flight? Think New, New Zealand Education, and STA Travel is offering $15,000 scholarship for a student who is interested in traveling to New Zealand. Your full semester and plane ticket will be all covered in the scholarship and a stipend for accommodation will also be provided! For more information, go to the link below!
WORK, INTERN, VOLUNTEER ABROAD (WIVA)
WIVA Information Meetings Begin Next Week!
Are you interested in working, interning, volunteering, or teaching abroad? The Center for International Education has hired someone to help you! Come in and visit the WIVA Programs Assistant to find out how you can get abroad. The opportunities are endless and there for you to take! You can make an appointment in International Call or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more about WIVA by liking the WIVA Facebook Page and joining the info meeting Facebook Event!
Information meetings will run until December 10th!
Meetings are Mondays 10:00-11:00 AM,
Tuesdays 11:00- 12:00PM,
and Wednesdays 1:00-2:00PM
in the Center for International Education (IH 107).
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION EXCHANGE COUNCIL (IEEC)
Visit us in Center for International Education!
Join the International Education Exchange Council today! For just a $3 lifetime membership fee, you can get connected to the international and education exchange community on campus! Talk to students who studied abroad! Meet international students studying at Sonoma State! Get discounts on the awesome events that IEEC hosts every semester! Join the Facebook event!
First IEEC Outing of the Semester!
IEEC goes to Iron Man 3! Join IEEC on Sunday, September 7th as they go watch ASP’s free movie night. Meet in International Hall Lobby at 8:15 PM. RSVP in Center for International Education by Friday the 5th at 2PM.
Join us at our weekly Coffee and Culture Meetings! We are having our second meeting this week! IEEC holds Coffee and Culture every Thursday from 12 – 1 PM. What is coffee and Culture you may ask? Coffee and Culture is a weekly event where we get together and share cultures, life experiences and just a place to hang out. We always meet in International Hall 107. For more information on activities and themes of each meeting, join the Facebook event
Center for International Education
International Hall 107
(707) 664 – 2582