Go Global! Newsletter (3/2/15)

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!

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CSU IP Deadlines Extended!

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The CSU International Program has extended the application deadlines for the countries of Germany, Italy, Spain, France and Ghana! If you didn’t get the chance to put in an application, now is your chance!!!!!! The application deadline is March 10th!!! Come in to the Center for International Education for more information.

Tabling for Study Abroad Programs

One of our study abroad external programs will be on campus this week! If you are interested in traveling the world, come check them out!

Click on the link to find out more information about the tabling session!

Tuesday March 10th- FIE: Foundation for International Education

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STUDY ABROAD & NATIONAL STUDENT EXCHANGE

Study Abroad Informational Meetings are Happening Now!

Interested in studying in another country or another state? Your first step is to come to an info meeting! Come sign- up in the Center for International Education. The information meetings start on January 26th and run till April 29th. Meeting Days and Times: MONDAYS @ 3:00- 4:00 PM TUESDAYS @ 10:00- 11:00 AM WEDNESDAYS @ 1:00- 2:00 PM THURSDAYS @ 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM

NSE Application Workshop Meetings are Happening Now!

The National Student Exchange Application Workshops will begin on January 26th. 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 NSE domestic and NSE study abroad programs! Meeting Days and Times: MONDAYS @  11:00- 12:00 PM TUESDAYS @ 3:00- 4:00 PM THURSDAYS @ 11:00- 12:00 PM

Classroom Presentations

If you are a professor or a student would like their class to learn more about different opportunities to study away, you can request a classroom presentation!   All of our Go Global Ambassadors are either study abroad alumni, international students or NSE students and would love to talk about their experiences! Click here to request a presentation and allow at least one week ahead of time before the day of presentation.

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SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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For many more scholarship opportunities check out:

Our Center for International Education Scholarships page and find websites that will give you more information about many more scholarship opportunities! Many deadlines are coming up!

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WORK, INTERN, VOLUNTEER ABROAD (WIVA)

WIVA 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 the Center for International Education or email her at wiva@sonoma.edu. Read more about WIVA by liking the WIVA Facebook Page and joining the info meeting Facebook Event! WIVA info meetings start February 2nd and go till May 6th:

Tuesdays @ 11:00- 12:00 PM

In April ONLY: Mondays @ 4:00- 5:00pm

 Peace Corps is coming to Sonoma State University!
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The Peace Corps will be visiting SSU on -Place Holder- upcoming dates? 

Barbara Smith, from the Peace Corps, will be on campus tabling from 11am-1pm in the Salazar / International Hall Quad. From 4-5 PM, there will be an Information Session in the SSU Center for International Education (International Hall 107), focusing on the Application Process & Tips for Success! This is a GREAT opportunity to learn more about the Peace Corps and get one-on-one support from a former Peace Corps volunteer.
If you’re interested in learning more, stop by and find out more!

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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!

IEEC Goes to Berkeley!

Haven’t had the chance to check out Berkeley yet? Well IEEC will be heading down there and we would like you to come with us! Berkeley is a great town where you can check out shops with music, jewelry, clothing and more. Not to mention all the great places to eat! Mark your calendar for March 28, and join our facebook event page. Our Berkeley trip is something to look forward to after returning from Spring Break!

 

Coffee and Culture Meetings

Join us at our weekly Coffee and Culture Meetings!  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 IEEC Facebook page.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Look on our calendar at the IEEC Facebook page for upcoming events!

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What’s Going On At Sonoma State University?

Live at Lobos Karaoke Nite

Live at Lobos is an event that brings students together through school spirit, food and drinks, and live entertainment. Get a group of friends together for the upcoming Karaoke Night! Sign up to sing, or support some fellow seawolves who get up on stage, any reason is a great reason to join the fun at Live at Lobos!

Friday March 13, 2015 – 9:00pm -10:30pm

Lobo’s Pizza & Pub

Spring Break

It’s that time of year again! We’re just about halfway through the semester, and it’s time for those at Sonoma State to enjoy Spring Break! Whether you have travel plans lined up, or intend to stay put and relax, you’re free from class to do whatever March 16-20. We’ll see you when you get back, and be sure to keep a lookout for upcoming events!

  Center for International Education

International Hall 107

(707) 664 – 2582

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