Go Global! Newsletter (10/08/14)

Newletter logoWelcome 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!


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!

The Go Global! Study and Work Abroad Fair

The Go Global! Study and Work Abroad Fair was held on Tuesday, October 7th! Over 30 programs were at the event and plenty of students showed their interest in going abroad. Study abroad, work , intern and volunteer abroad organizations were all at the event and we want to thank all who came out! We have a lot of new information about all the programs that were at the fair, so if you were unable to attend, come by the Center for International Education and check some of the programs out! Thank you again for supporting our international community!My First Projectfair photos 1

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IEEC Goes to Lagunita’s Beer Tasting and Tour is FULL


Thank you to all who signed up for the event! We are excited to see everyone. We will be meeting at the flagpole at 2PM and will be carpooling from there! Check out the Facebook event for more information!

If you were unable to sign up for this event, check out the other events that are coming up under IEEC!





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



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!


Gilman International Scholarship Gilman

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:





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 3rd!
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!

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?

LoboFest lobofest

October 8th – 15th is the second of four spirit weeks at SSU this year. Mark your calendars for LOBOFEST 2014! While the bulk of the events relate to a more social piece of the co-curricular, we also have some events that we hope will inspire, “edutain” and get you talking! For more information and the list of events , click on the link below!



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.




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

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