Go Global! Newsletter 10/10

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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!

Hey Seawolves!

This week in the Center for International Education…

Have you been stressing about midterms lately? Are you looking for an outlet and possibly a change of scenery? Maybe it’s time to start looking at your options for studying abroad and away! There’s still time to get your applications out for NSE for Spring 2017 and CSU IP and NSE for Fall 2017. Come into International Hall 107 and sign up for an Information Meeting to begin the process for what could be the best time of your life!


Go Global! Study & Work Abroad Fair

keep-calm-and-go-abroad-32We had such a successful fullsizerender-7fair this past Wednesday! Over 15 different organizations came out to promote studying, working, interning, and volunteering away and across the globe! If you missed out, come into our office for some more information on a program fit for you. It’s never to late to travel the world!

Congratulations to the Winners of our Go Global Passport Challenge!


In order to complete the passport challenge, students interested in learning more about studying and working away had to talk to every booth, in order to win prizes and enter a raffle for a free ISIC (International Student Identity Card) card! This card allows students to access many student discounts while on their adventures abroad, and can be applied and purchased for within the Center of International Education at Sonoma State. Our two lucky winners of the Passport Challenge are Breeana Reyes and Sheldon Cornwell! Congratulations! You can redeem your ISIC cards at the Center for International Education.

International Education Week – Fashion Show

We are still 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 internationalclothessignificant or traditional clothing? Want to share your pieces and/or model in 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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Application Workshops for CSU IP

Have you already attended an Info meeting and a One-on-One with our advisor Hope? Now its time to get working on those applications! Application Workshops begin this Wednesday, October 12th! Come into International Hall 107 to sign up for a workshop that fits your schedule!


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

Classroom Presentations

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

Theres still ONE more meeting left on:

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. Internatiozipcar-logo-1140x407nal students are also qualified to participate in the program. Follow this link for more information and to get started on using this service!




Midnight Madness

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 sonoma-stateSeawolf 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 on October 14th.  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.14567423_1111863228899730_8684846125875065837_o

This week’s theme is Urban Myths and Legends. Bring your favorite superstitions and myths from your own culture and enjoy a hot coffee and snack with friends!




Check out the IEE Interactive Newsletter for resources and news on Study Abroad opportunities!

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

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