Go Global! Newsletter (10/01/14)

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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!


The Go Global! Study & Work Abroad Fair is next week!

October 7th, the Center for International Education will be holding their annual Go Global! Study and Work Abroad Fair. Over 30 programs will be at the fair informing students about their study, work, intern, volunteer or teaching abroad opportunities. During the fair, we will be having a passport activity where each person who attends the fair will receive our Go Global! Passport and get the chance to win a prize!! Click on the flyer below to check out the event and see the list of vendors that will be at the fair!

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Deadline to Sign- Up for Jack London State Park Hike Approaching!

October 3rd  is the last day to sign up for the IEEC Hikes Jack London State Park that is this Sunday, October 5th!! Come into the Center for International Education to sign-up! Also, bring $4 to help pay for gas and parking. We will be meeting on Sunday at 9 AM by the flagpole to carpool.


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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!



Study Abroad & NSE Information Meetings are continuing!

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

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:





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 !


CLS-  Critical Language Scholarship Program!


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:



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!





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).





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!

IEEC events are coming up!

Come into the Center for International Education to sign up for any of these events! You must be an IEEC member to attend which is a $3 member fee!

October 10th– IEEC Goes on a Free Beer Tasting and Tour of Lagunitas Brewing Company.


October 17th– IEEC Carves Pumpkins


October 30th- IEEC Goes to Petaluma Halloween Corn Maze


Coffee and Culture Meetings!


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
What: Coffee & Culture Meeting1511906_593100084109383_1182499739_n


What’s Going on at Sonoma State University?

Vagina Monologue Auditions

Vagina Monologue Auditions will be until Friday October 3rd. the Vagina Monologues is a performance that is held every year at Sonoma State University and helps to promote V-DAY which is a nonprofit organization aiming to raise awareness for gender violence. No prior acting experience is required so come help raise awareness and join fellow Sonoma State University students in this great event.

Auditions are held at The HUB, located on the 2nd floor of the Student Center.

Wednesday October 1st at 2:30- 5:20 pm.

Thursday October 2nd at 9- 10:30 am & 3:15- 6:30 pm

Friday October 3rd at 10 am- 3 pm


Live Football games at Lobo’s!

game day

Every Sunday

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


Green Music Center


The Green Music Center has a  schedule of events this coming year full of great musicians . Events coming up include Storm Large and Le Bonheur,  Santa Rosa Symphony and The Romeros . Click on the link below to see the full calendar of events happening at the music hall.


Campus Movie Fest


October 2- October 10

Campus Movie Fest is the world’s largest student film festival and a premier outlet for the next generation of filmmakers. Students get the chance to enter into the contest, attain the proper equipment and make their own short film. The contestants get to go to a red carpet event where their film will be shown at Green Music Center on the night of October 10. For more information, check out the link below!




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

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