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ASU To Celebrate International Education Week

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by Pearlie M. Bowser

International Education Week

The Albany State University Office of Global Programs is set to showcase international, students, faculty and staff in celebration of International Education Week. The 2013 theme is “Go Global! It’s Everybody’s Business.” The week-long tribute to international education runs Sunday, Sept.29 through Friday, Oct. 4.

The activities begin at 7 p.m. Sunday, in HPER Gymnasium with the “Battle of the Halls” step show sponsored by the ASU Department of Housing and Residence Life.
James Pendergrast Memorial Library will present a Power Point presentation of “Countries of the World Sept. 30 through October 4” on the second floor of the Library.

On Monday, at 10 a.m. the proclamation and student study abroad presentations will take place in the ACAD Auditorium.

At 5 p.m. ASU students who studied in China, France and Trinidad &Tobago will host a panel discussion about their international experiences.

Other activities for the week include:

Tuesday, October 1, 2012
9:30 a.m., ASU Parade of Flags, ASU grounds
10 a.m., Keynote address by Rajgopal Sashti director of International Program Development at Southern Polytechnic State University, ACAD Auditorium
10 a.m., International Field Day, HPER Gym
Noon, ASU College of Business Poster Competition
5 p.m., Workshop for Gilman Study Abroad Scholarships, Peace Hall – Room 230

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
5 p.m. Cultural Explosion, Student Center 2nd Floor Atrium and Ballrooms

Thursday, October 3, 2013
11:30 a.m. Honors Luncheon, Orene Hall

Friday, October 4, 2013
9 a.m. ASU Global Ambassadors visit local schools

For more information about International Education Week contact the ASU Office of University Communications, at (229) 430-4671.

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