Go Global! Newsletter (10/15/14)

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 Deadline SOON!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.

Saturday, November 1st- Final NSE Domestic Deadline for Spring 2015

Be sure to like our Facebook page!

Global Fest Participants

The Center for International Education and the International Education Exchange Council will hold International Education Week on November 17th – 21st. Inteiew cie logornational Education Week is a global celebration of international education and global exchange worldwide! During our week, we will be having multiple events, one of them being Global Fest and we are looking for participants! Global Fest will incorporate different cultural clubs from the Sonoma State University campus giving them the chance to show anything from dances to different instrumental performances. If you are interested in participating in this show, or if you know of cultural groups that you think would be a great addition, please contact the Center for International Education at international@sonoma.edu.

IEEC Carves Pumpkins!

pumpkins carving

On Friday, October 17th, IEEC will be carving pumpkins! Come in to the Center for International Education to sign- up! The event will be at 5 PM. Don’t miss out on the Halloween tradition! Click on the event for more information!





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



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 30th- IEEC Goes to Petaluma Halloween Corn Mazecorn maze

IEEC is partnering with another organization to rent out the Petaluma Corn Maze for a night event! Come by the Center for International Education to sign- up no later than October 28th! It will cost $10 per person to cover entrance fee and gas! Dress up in your best Halloween costume if you’d like!


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?

Sustainability Expo


On Tuesday, October 21st, Sonoma State University will hold Sustainability Day and Expo. This will bring different opportunities to learn more about global sustainability like guest speakers, Douglas Hayeton and Rocky Rohwedder.  Different exhibits, art, panels and tours will be taking place during the day as well! For more information visit the  Sustainability Day & Expo website!

Live at Lobo’s Open Mic Night

Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month, Lobos hold their open mic night. Come sing, play an instrument, some stand- up comedy or just come and support your fellow Seawolves! Event start at 8 Pm and sign ups start at 7:30 PM.

Open Mic Nights:

October 15th, November 5th, November 19th, and December 3rd.

 Center for International Education

International Hall 107

(707) 664 – 2582

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