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!
This week in the Center for International Education…
Things are slowing down a little bit, but not to worry! October will be filled with lots of exciting events and activities for everyone to participate in! First up: Today theres an Ice Cream Social for all international students and their suitemates! Second up: Go Global! Study & Work Abroad Fair next Wednesday, October 5th for all interested in making an impact around the world!
Intercultural Ice Cream Social
TODAY in the Beauj Meeting Room from 5pm- 6:30pm, come and enjoy a FREE sundae bar in the Beaujolais Meeting Room – bring your suite for something sweet!
* Share with your roommates
* Connect with culture and food
* Find your communication style
Open to all international students and their suitemates
Go Global! Study & Work Abroad Fair
Come out to Salazar Quad next Wednesday, October 5th from 10am to 2pm for the Go Global! Study & Work Abroad Fair. If you are interested in studying, working, interning, or volunteering abroad then this is the fair for you! There will be programs tabling that offer all types of programs and opportunities. It’s never too late to get abroad!
International Education Week – Fashion Show
We are now accepting sign ups for the International Fashion Show! The Fashion Show will take place on November 17th from 4pm to 6pm. Do you have cultural significant or traditional clothing? What share your pieces and/or model and the fashion show? We are also looking for performers! Be sure to fill out this form if you are interested! https://goo.gl/forms/sPdIFRr4kQlkJZTg1
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STUDY AWAY OPPORTUNITIES
Study Abroad Informational Meetings are Happening Now!
Did you know it’s still not too late to study away Spring 2017?! 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 for the time that works best for you!
Meeting Days and Times:
MONDAYS @ 3:00- 4:00 PM
TUESDAYS @ 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM
WEDNESDAYS @ 11:00- 12:00 PM
THURSDAYS @ 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM
If you are a professor or a student who would like their class to learn more about different study away opportunities, 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 the presentation.
Interested in studying abroad in the beautiful island nation of NEW ZEALAND?? This semester long program offers $15,000 that goes toward tuition and and accommodation stipend. Click the link for more information about this huge scholarship opportunity!
Alternative Break – Info Meeting
There are still info meetings available to work on this year’s social issues through Alternative Breaks! This year the social issues you can work with are: Food Justice, Creating Healthier Communities, Working Through Transition, and Survivors, Spaces, and Advocacy. If you are interested in spending your next break on a service-learning trip make your way to the Erin Fisher Room, 2nd Floor Student Center for one of their info meetings. For more info click the link here: http://www.seawolfliving.com/featured/2016/9/21/alternative-breaks-info-meeting
Meeting Days and Times:
THURSDAY, September 29th @ 6pm
THURSDAY, October 13th @ 7pm
Need a Car?
Sonoma State is now providing Zipcar services to students. This allows students to reserve a vehicle through the app and use the provided vehicles when needed. International students are also qualified to participate in the program. Follow this link for more information and to get started on using this service!
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION EXCHANGE COUNCIL (IEEC)
It’s that time of year again! Come out with IEEC to celebrate the start of the NCAA practice season for sports teams. Show your Seawolf Spirit and cheer on our own Seawolf Basketball team and the many other sports teams across campus! The tradition of midnight madness oriented from teams holding a public practice at midnight on the earliest date that the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) would allow a practice to be held.
We hope to see you there! This is being held in the Wolves’ Den from 10:30pm-12. https://www.facebook.com/events/569364786600818/
Visit us in the 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!
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.
Stay tuned for the theme of this week’s coffee and culture!
Check out the IEE Interactive Newsletter for resources and news on Study Abroad opportunities!
Center for International Education
International Hall 107
(707) 664 – 2582