GoGlobal! Newsletter 03/ 06/2017

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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…


Make sure to check out on SSU International Education Exchange Council (IEEC) facebook page!

IEEC Goes to: Dinner and a Movie Night

Sonoma State University’s IEEC Club invites you to have a dinner and movie night on Friday, March 10th at 6:00pm!dinner and movie night

Our ambassador Chika, who is from Japan, is going to treat you to Japanese curry & rice and some Japanese snacks!

Also we’re going to watch a movie called “Our Little Sister”, which depicts an ordinary Japanese life and the relationship among 4 sisters. The highlight of the movie is that the story is set in a very popular and historical place called Kamakura. You’ll definitely like it!

We will be meeting at the flagpoles on campus at 6:00 pm and carpool over to our ambassador Amira’s house. Please come to the Center for International Education office (International Hall 107) to sign up for the event. The deadline to sign up will be on Thursday the 9th of March by 4:30pm.

If you are not an IEEC member yet, be sure to come in and sign up! It is a $3 fee for an IEEC lifetime membership. See you on Friday!


Social Media Hashtag Event!

Be apart of SSU and this coming Spring Break hashtag event! Submit a fun photo of yourself, the landscape, food, anything that you find interesting and use the tag #SSUstudyaway .  Don’t miss out and share your spring break plans with the rest of the community ! Postcard sized flyer for Spring Break Hashtag



Follow us on our Instagram and Snapchat!


Follow us @ssustudyaway on Instagram to see pictures from alumni and currently abroadstudents. Tag your photos with #ssustudyaway to have a chance to have your own photos featured.

Our Snapchat is full of exciting takeovers by Sonoma students who are currently   studying abroad, NSE, and even our own SSU Campus!



Study Abroad Informational Meetings are Happening Now!

Did you know it’s still not too late to study away while at SSU? 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!
NEXT Meeting Days and Times :
MARCH 20th MONDAY  @ 3:00PM- 4:00 PM
MARCH 21st TUESDAY @ 3:00 pM- 4:00 PM

MARCH 23rd THURSDAY @ 11:00AM – 12:00PM

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!


Deadline is Tomorrow: Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

Applications are now open for Summer 2017 and Fall/ Academic Year 2017 – 2018 ! Deadline to submit an application is Tuesday, March 7th by 11:59 pm central time.gilam-scholarship

Any U.S. citizens undergraduate can apply for this grant program if they are of limited financial mean which limits them to study and/or intern abroad.

Check out the official site for more information: http://www.iie.org/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program#.WKHuO28rLs0



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!

Confidence Comes in All…

Starting today Monday, March 6th 2017 at 11:30 – 1pm in Seawolf Plaza and Tuesday, March 7 and Wednesday, March 8 . 

be kind to yourself
Photo via dailygood.org

A 3 day event celebrating body positivity and shedding light on things that interrupt healthy relationships with our bodies. Come to the Seawolf Plaza today for your chance to learn some things, share some things, and win some things!

Checkout: http://www.seawolfliving.com/featured/2017/3/6/confidence-comes-in-all



Join lEEC!

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.

Swing on by and meet new people and have some free coffee. This weeks theme is St. Patrick’s Day! Come learn about the holiday and play a fun game with everyone! 

saint patricks day
GIF via Google Doodles 2015


Happening at SSU

Free movies are being offered on campus in Ives 101 at 9pm, don’t miss out!

All inMotion Classes are now free at SSU! The first session is today January 30th and ends March 9th. Click on this link to check out the great 10 different options of classes :  http://www.seawolfliving.com/health/2017/1/19/all-inmotion-classes-are-now-free

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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