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…
Make sure to check us out on Facebook at SSU International Education Exchange Council (IEEC) !
IEEC goes to: the Epicenter
Come join IEEC by going to the Epicenter in Santa Rosa this Friday. There will be an arcade, trampolines, and lazer tag! We will be meeting at the Flagpoles at 5:45 P.M this Friday. This fun event will last until 8:30pm and you can grab dinner there as well! Please sign up at International Hall room 107 to and if you can drive, we’d greatly appreciate it! Also, bring money to participate in more activities!
IEEC went to: Dinner and a Movie Night
IEEC Club had a relaxing night of dinner and movie on Friday, March 10th! Ambassador Chika from Japan showed one of her favorite heartfelt movies called, “Our Little Sister” . It was a great movie and was made even better with Japanese curry for dinner!
Be on the lookout for another IEEC event coming up soon!
Above is a group photo from the event with many of our Ambassadors and fellow SSU students smiling for the camera!
Discover Our Spring Break Social Media Hashtag Event!
This past Spring Break was full of fun and relaxing times! Check out our recent Spring Break social media event on Instagram with the tag #SSUstudyaway . Later this week we will post on Instagram some of the fun and interesting photos submitted by SSU students. The goal was to submit a fun photo of yourself, the landscape, food, anything that you found interesting and to use the tag #SSUstudyaway . Be sure to check back next week on this newsletter to see some of those great photos for yourself!
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 AWAY OPPORTUNITIES
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
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! https://www.gooverseas.com/scholarships/new-zealand
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!
Seawolf Living Events
ASP Presents: We Speak
This Friday, March 24th at 7:00 – 8:00pm in Ballroom A on campus is the We Speak event! An event that uses creative mediums like “poetry, speech, song, dance, and more” to share their voices with the community! This welcoming event is for “any and all expressions that maintain a safe space for all individuals”! A great event right here on campus so make sure to check out the seawolf living website for more information on this and many other great events!
Seawolf living ASP: We Speak Event :
INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION EXCHANGE COUNCIL (IEEC)
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 Darwin!
Happening at SSU
Free movies are being offered on campus in Ives 101 at 9pm, don’t miss out! Check the Seawolf Living website for more information.