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 out on SSU International Education Exchange Council (IEEC) facebook page!
IEEC went to: the Epicenter
The IEEC went to the Epicenter this past Friday and it was epic! We had a nice group of people and were able to play many classic arcade games along with a two floor lazer tag arena! After a few people who attended grabbed a quick burger and fries. Don’t miss out on the next exciting event and stay up to date with our newsletter and on social media!
Discover Our Spring Break Social Media Hashtag Event!
As mentioned in the last newsletter here are some of the best photos submitted for the Spring Break Social Media Hashtag Event!
To see more check out our recent Spring Break social media event on Instagram with the tag #SSUstudyaway . The goal was to submit a fun photo of yourself, the landscape, food, anything that you found interesting and to use the tag #SSUstudyaway .
Thank you to those who participated in this event! Look forward to our next event and we hope you participate!
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 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 For This Week:
TUESDAY MARCH 28th @ 3:00- 4:00 PM
WEDNESDAY MARCH 29th @ 1:00 AM- 2:00 PM
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!
Above GIF from Giphy. Count those coins!
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 Event: #BlackLivesMatter
This event will be held Wednesday, March 29th at 6:30pm till 7:30pm. Follow the link below for more information and for the exact location of the event.
Below is taken from Seawolf Living webpage:
“Patrisse Cullors, co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Movement, will be visiting Sonoma State University to share her vision of a world where the lives and contributions of all individuals are recognized equally. Patrisse Cullors will shed light on her recent work and help inform individuals about the powerful movement fighting against social injustice, systemic racism, and state violence. This keynote will close the one-day, North Bay Women of Color Conference which invites participants to explore intersections and constructions of multiple identities”.
Follow this link for more information:
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!
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