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November 2023 - What's Happening @ LWLC: International Education Week

What is International Education Week?

International Education Week (commonly known as IEW) is held the third week of November. For 2023, it will be November 13-17. 

For the Fall 2023 semester, Alabama State University has enrolled international students from over 40 countries.

International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States. (U.S. Dept. of State).

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Different universities have ideas on how to celebrate this week. Some universities with activities planned include:

Georgia Southern University - 2023 IEW events schedule including a street fair, foreign language conversation meetings, an awards ceremony, and food options at the Dining Commons. Their events are from Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2023.

Georgia State University - 2023 IEW events along with links to international education opportunities and resources. Their events are during Nov. 6-10, 2023.

University of Alabama - 2023 IEW events with introductory video, links to other international-themed events / activities / subjects and list of events. Their events are during Nov. 13-17, 2023.

University of Memphis - 2023 IEW schedule from Nov. 13-17, 2023 along with pre-events. 

University of North Alabama - 2023 IEW schedule for Nov. 13-17, 2023 along with ideas for other campuses to celebrate IEW.

University of North Carolina Charlotte - 2023 IEW events (readable online booklet) along with video defining International Education Week. Booklets for previous years' IEW's are also available. Their events are during Nov. 13-17, 2023.

University of Rhode Island - 2023 IEW schedule from Nov. 13-17, 2023 along with a video of 2022 IEW events. 

University of Texas-Austin- 2023 IEW events with event calendar, photo contest, news, and suggestions for how to get involved with IEW events. Their events are during Nov. 13-17, 2023.

Western Carolina University - 2023 IEW "week of events promotes programs and prepares U.S. Americans for a global environment and to attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange their experiences." These events are during Nov. 13-17, 2023.

Youtube

A promotional video by the U.S Department of State and Department of Education:

Books & E-books

These are a few of our materials related to international education:

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