Go Global! Newsletter (9/17/14)

 

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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!

FEATURED

Re-Dedication of International Hall

Celebrate the new home for The Center for International Education! There will be a Ribbon Cutting ceremony with President Arminana, Music, Refreshments and more!!!

https://www.facebook.com/events/622963631154052/

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15 Astonishing Little Known Places to Travel To!!!

There are so many places around the world that you may not have thought of even going! From fields of flowers in the Netherlands to snow if Spain! This article will show you destinations around the world that offer amazing sights!

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http://guff.com/15-astonishing-little-known-destinations-worth-traveling-to/

 

NSE Study Abroad Deadlines Approaching!

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Do you want to study in another country next Spring? The FINAL deadline for the National Student Exchange Study Abroad is approaching quickly! First step is an informational meeting in the Center for International Education and sign- ups are in the office!  For more information please stop by the  Center for International Education or call us at (707) 664- 2582.

Wednesday, October 1- FINAL NSE Study Abroad Deadline for Spring 2015

 

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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 deadline for the National Student Exchange is approaching quickly! First step is an informational meeting in the Center for International Education and sign- ups are in the office! For more information please stop by the  Center for International Education or call us at (707) 664- 2582.

Wednesday, October 1- FINAL NSE Study Abroad Deadline for Spring 2015

National Student Exchange Deadlines Not Far Off!Capture

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

Be sure to like our Facebook page!

How can you use your German in your future career?

The German Program at San Francisco State will be holding a German Career Day  on: October 7th from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Representatives of German-American companies will address the following:

  • Which German companies are located in the Bay Area?
  • What kind of educational background is necessary to work for a German or international company?
  • Which fields of study should be taken in combination with German?
  • What are the advantages of studying German?

Company representatives of companies will provide information about specific training and career opportunities – and describe their ideal candidates. Alumni from (Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange) and other exchange programs who studied and worked in Germany will share their experiences. Furthermore, the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Program) will inform participants about university programs and scholarships for American students who wish to study in Germany.

You can also join in on the video contest “Award of Excellence” and get the chance to win a trip to Germany! There will be a musical performance by electropop artist Dyko from Germany! The event is also catered.

If you wish to join the event, contact Dr. Michaela Grobbel at grobbel@sonoma.edu as soon as possible or join the event on facebook at:

https://www.facebook.com/events/788120451251709/?ref=br_tf

NSE Study Abroad Deadlines Approaching!

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Do you want to study in another country next Spring? The FINAL deadline for the National Student Exchange is approaching quickly! First step is an informational meeting in the Center for International Education and sign- ups are in the office!  For more information please stop by the  Center for International Education or call us at (707) 664- 2582.

Wednesday, October 1- FINAL NSE Study Abroad Deadline for Spring 2015

Applicants can join the NSE Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Applicant Group on Facebook!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/ssunsefall2014.spring2015/

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SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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Gilman International Scholarship

Are you a Pell Grant Recipient?

Spring 2015 & Summer 2015 Early Application Now Open

Apply for a scholar ship that will help finance your study abroad year! Start the application now !

http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program

CLS-  Critical Language Scholarship Program!

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The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the opening of the scholarship competition for the 2015 Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program in thirteen critical foreign languages. The CLS Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. It is a fully-funded overseas language program for American undergraduate and graduate students. With the goal of broadening the base of Americans studying and mastering critical languages and to build relationships between the people of the United States and other countries, CLS provides study opportunities to a diverse range of students from across the United States at every level of language learning.The thirteen CLS languages are: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu.

Applications will be due November 12, 2014 by 8:00 pm EST.

Click on the event for more information:

https://www.facebook.com/events/319842251530509/

 

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!

http://www.gooverseas.com/new-zealand-study-abroad-scholarship-2015

 

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WORK, INTERN, VOLUNTEER ABROAD (WIVA)

WIVA Information Meetings Have Started!!!!!

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 wiva@sonoma.edu. 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).

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INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION EXCHANGE COUNCIL (IEEC)

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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!

Go Global! Study and Work Abroad Fair!

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Now if your chance to travel the world! The Go Global Fair is coming up on October 7 from 10am- 2pm. Many different vendors with all kinds of study, volunteer, internship or work abroad programs will be on campus wanting to talk to students who are interested going abroad. For more information about our vendors and the event, click on the Facebook event below.

https://www.facebook.com/events/718791194860262/

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IEEC Hikes Jack London State Park!

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Coffee and Culture Meetings!

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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


When: Thursday, September 4th

Where: International Hall 106
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What’s Going on at Sonoma State University?

Live Football games at Lobo’s!

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Every Sunday

Specials include $2.00 off 16″ pizzas & $1.00 off appetizers (Sunday’s only)

http://www.seawolfliving.com/events-cal/2014/9/4/live-football-games-at-lobos

Green Music Center

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The Green Music Center has a  schedule of events this coming year full of great musicians . Events coming up include  Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer, Trace Adkins and many more!
http://gmc.sonoma.edu/events-by-date

 

Center for International Education
International Hall 107
(707) 664 – 2582

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