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!
LAST CHANCE 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.
Saturday, November 1st- Final NSE Domestic Deadline for Spring 2015
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IEEC Goes to Petaluma Corn Maze
October 30th- IEEC Goes to Petaluma Halloween Corn 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!
IEEC’s Pumpkin Carving
Thank you to all who joined IEEC’s pumkin carving event! It was a great chance to show the international students the American tradition!
STUDY ABROAD & NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE
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
WEDNESDAYS @ 3-4pm
IP Application Workshop Meetings Have Begun!
The Cal State University International Program’s Application Workshops have begun. If you have already attended an info meeting and a 1-on-1 meeting with Hope, come in and sign up for a workshop! This is a mandatory meeting in the application process so make sure you come in to the Center for International Education to sign up! The Workshops will help out with any questions you have about the application process for IP Study Abroad !
Meeting Days and Times:
MONDAYS @ 2:00- 3:00 PM
WEDNESDAYS @ 11:00- 12:00 PM
THURSDAYS @3:00- 4:00 PM
International Education Week
Sonoma State University’s IEW will be held from November 17th- November 20th! We have many great events planned to help support international education.
Monday November 17th:
11am-12pm Study Abroad Info Meeting
2pm-3pm IP App Workshop
7pm Movie Night
Tuesday November 18th:
11am-12pm WIVA Info Meeting
3pm-4pm Study Abroad Info Meeting
7pm-9pm Go Global Fest
Wednesday November 19th:
9am-10am IP App Workshop
1pm-2pm WIVA info meeting
3pm-4pm Study Abroad Info Meeting
4pm-5pm Scholarship meeting
8pm-10:30pm ASP Open Mic Night
Thursday November 20th:
10am-11am Study Abroad Info Meeting
12pm-1pm Coffee and Culture
3pm-4pm IP App Workshop
5pm-11pm Lobos Fundraiser
7pm-9pm Trivia Night at Lobos
Friday November 21st:
12pm-1pm Scholarship Meeting
Find out more information about these events at the Center for International Education or on our Facebook Page!
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.
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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 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 3rd!
Tuesdays 11:00- 12:00PM,
and Wednesdays 1:00-2:00PM
in the Center for International Education (IH 107).
Peace Corps Tabling
A representative of the Peace Corps will be here on November 11th tabling from 10:00 Am to 1:00 PM on November 12th! Come check it out by Salazar and International Hall Quad. After, there will be Peace Corps information meeting at 2:00 PM. Come to the Center for International Education to sign- up for a meeting.
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!
IEEC will hold a cultural Thanksgiving dinner on Friday November 21st as an ending event of our International Education Week! If you are from the US, bring a traditional Thanksgiving dish, or if you are from another country, bring a favorite native dish from your country! For more information, join the event!
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
What’s Going on at Sonoma State University?
The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek
Sonoma State University and the Department of Theatre and Dance present their newest play: The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek about two teens looking for adventure who end up finding a dark mystery. Show are every night at 7:30 PM until 25th of October.
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.