International Education Week 2019

 

International Education Week (IEW)

November 18-22, 2019

Stockton IEW Website

 

IEW Monday

Details:

UN Trip: One-on-One with the President of the General Assembly
A Day Trip to UN HQ in NYC  |  9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

Target audience: Students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Contact JY.Zhou@stockton.edu for details.

 

OGE Meet and Greet 
F-Atrium (in front of the Library)  |  10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 

Target audience: Students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Contact oge@stockton.edu for details. 

 

The Peace Corps Information Session (Collab with Office of Service-Learning) 
CC Meeting Room 4  | Information sessions: 9:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and  2:30 – 3:30 p.m. | Class visit is available upon request.

Target audience: Students, faculty, staff, and community members. 

The Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated changemakers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation. Sarah Price, Peace Corps Regional Recruiter will be on campus all day. 

If you'd like to invite Sarah Price to talk to your classes on Monday 11/18, please contact sprice2@peacecorps.gov or JY.Zhou@stockton.edu

Here is this year's official IEW greeting from the Department of Eduation and Department of State's video highlighting the Peace Corps. 

 

One Study Abroad Provider A Day:  Semester at Sea Image result for semester at sea logo

Tabling: F-Atrium (in front of the library) 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.  | Class visit is available upon request. 

Target audience: Students, faculty, staff, and community members. 

Semester at Sea takes a global comparative approach to study abroad using a ship as its traveling campus and sailing to multiple ports around the world. Emily Greenblatt, REgional Director of University Relations & Enrollment from Semester at Sea will visit Stockton on Monday 11/18.

If you're interested in learning more about semester at sea's programs and scholarships, please feel free to contact egreenblatt@isevoyages.org or JY.Zhou@stockton.edu for details.  

 

 

 

 

IEW Tuesday

 

Details: 

The Role of Higher Education in Resolving Conflict and its Consequences (NAFSA Webinar)
F-120  | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Target audience: Faculty, students, staff, and community members. 

Over the years, higher education institutions have played a vital role in resolving conflict through education, training, and research. As USIP celebrates its 35th anniversary and as NAFSA: Association of International Educators continues into its seventh decade of impact in the field of international education, this program will highlight collaboration between the field of peacebuilding and higher education to address the modern-day challenges of conflict. Contact JY.Zhou@stockton.edu for details. 

https://www.usip.org/index.php/events/role-higher-education-resolving-conflict-and-its-consequences

 

Benefits of Studying Abroad for Underrepresented Students (Collab with ISA International Study Abroad)

CCMR1 | 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. 

Target audience: Students, faculty, staff, and community members. 

Please contact  cricks@studiesabroad.com or JY.Zhou@stockton.edu for details.   

 

Leveraging a Global Mindset for Business Growth: Preparing Talent to Serve U.S. Industry Needs  (Online Workshop)
Livestream   1:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Target audience: Students, faculty, staff, and community members. 

Join the U.S. Department of Education and Title VI Centers for International Business Education for a workshop focused on global and cultural competencies and the 21st century workforce! Contact JY.Zhou@stockton.edu for details. 

 

Faculty-led Study Abroad Courses Panel and Info Session 
F-111   4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Target audience: Students, faculty, staff, and community members. 

Four faculty will share their past and upcoming study abroad courses: 

Robert Barney (presenting on past and upcoming trips to South Africa in May 2020)
Tait Chirenje  (presenting on past and upcoming trips to Brazil )
Kate Ogden (presenting on past and upcoming trips to Japan March 2020)
Javier Sanchez (presenting on past trips to Spain)

 

If you're interested in enrolling in these faculty-led study abroad programs, please stop by. Contact Dr. Rob Barney at Robert.Barney@stockton.edu for details. 

 

International Students and Scholars Training Session (collab with the Wellness Center, Office of Institutional Diversity & Equity, and the Police Department)
F-226   4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Target audience: International students and scholars. 

This is a mandatory workshop for international students and scholars on safety and health insurance information. Contact Yibin.Feng@stockton.edu for details. 

 

Developing Cultural Diversity and Intercultural Competence: I’m From + Story Circles Interactive Activities(Collab with the Student Affairs)
CC Meeting Room 5   6:00 p.m – 7:30 p.m. 

Target audience: Students, faculty, staff, and community members. 

This interactive activity aims to help participants understand cultural diversity at Stockton and further explore strategies to develop intercultural communication competence. By sharing personal experience and stories, participants will be able to feel relatable with each other to create a diverse and inclusive environment at Stockton. 

Contact JY.Zhou@stockton.edu for details. 

 

One Study Abroad Provider A Day:  ISA ISa-logo

D-wing Tabling 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  | Class visit is available upon request. 

Target audience: Students, faculty, staff, and community members. 

ISA aims to ignite personal growth through a wide range of affordable education abroad opportunities with a commitment to exceptional support for all participants and their institutions.  Candace Ricks, Regional Director, University Partnership from ISA will visit Stockton on Tuesday 11/19.

If you're interested in learning more about ISA's programs and scholarships as well as faculty-led programs, please feel free to contact  cricks@studiesabroad.com or JY.Zhou@stockton.edu for details.  

 

 

A reading from Stockton's International Writer-in-Residence (Hosted by ARHU’s Visiting Writers Series

L-112 |  6 pm  

Manuel Becerra Salazar's poetry grapples with racism and socio-economic disparity, and he often engages in community outreach, promoting the creation of book clubs for Mexican youth.  A winner of six national poetry awards in Mexico, he has published five books of poetry, including Instrucciones para matar un caballo [Instructions for Killing a Horse] (2013). He has had fellowships from the Foundation for Mexican Letters, the Mexico City Institute of Culture, the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, and Art Omi in upstate New York. His poems have been translated into English, Italian, and French.

Stockton's International Writing Residency is housed in GENS and is a collaborative effort between the Writing and Literature programs, Murphy Writing of Stockton, and the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. 

 

 Writer-in-resident

 

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Details: 

Education Abroad Scholarship Info Session and Workshop
CCMR3   10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Target audience: Students, faculty, staff, and community members. 

This workshop focuses on providing information on various kinds of external and internal scholarships for study abroad students. Information on financial aids will be discusse as well. Contact Natalja.Manger@stockton.edu for details. 

 

Myths of Study Abroad (Collab with API Academic Programs International)

CCMR 3 | 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Pizza will be served. 

Target audience: Students, faculty, staff, and community members. 

Please contact shannon.gillen@apiabroad.com or JY.Zhou@stockton.edu for details.  

 

Developing Intercultural Competence: BaFa' BaFa' Simulation Game (Collab with the Student Affairs)
B-125 |   12:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. 

Target audience: Students, faculty, staff, and community members. 

BaFa' BaFa' is one of the most popular activities in developing intercultural sensitivity and competence. In BaFa’ BaFa’ participants come to understand the powerful effects that culture plays in every person’s life by experiencing it themselves. It may be used to help participants prepare for living and working in another culture or to learn how to work with people from other departments, disciplines, genders, races, and ages.  BaFa’ BaFa’ initiates immediate, personal change. This simulation makes participants personally aware of the issues around cultural differences. Participants feel the alienation and confusion that comes from being different. BaFa’ BaFa’ shakes participants out of thinking in stereotypes of anyone who is different. They learn the value of all faces in the workplace in a safe, stimulating environment.

If faculty would like to use this in your class, please contact JY.Zhou@stockton.edu for details. 

 

Globalizing the Curriculum Workshop: Approaches and Assessment (Collab with the Institute for Faculty Development)
CCMR2 |  3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Target audience: Faculty and staff. 

Supporting Stockton's commitment to develop global citizens, this workshop provides an opportunity for faculty and staff to reflect on internationalization efforts and integrate global learning in curriculum across disciplines. Participants are also expected to bring specific courses to the workshop. Contact JY.Zhou@stockton.edu for details. 

 

One Study Abroad Provider A Day:  API 

API Abroad

CC Food Court Tabling | 10a.m. -3 p.m. | Class visit is available upon request. 

Target audience: Students, faculty, staff, and community members. 

Academic Programs International (API) was founded in 1997 by four women (the Founding Mamas) dedicated to providing high-quality, affordable study abroad programs for U.S. students. Shannon Gillen, Regional Director of University Relations and Outreach from API will visit Stockton on Wednesday 11/20. 

If you're interested in learning more about ISA's programs and scholarships as well as faculty-led programs, please feel free to contact shannon.gillen@apiabroad.com or JY.Zhou@stockton.edu for details.  

 

A reading from Stockton's International Writer-in-Residence (Hosted by the South Jersey Poets Collective’s World Above Series. ) 

Noyes Arts Garage, Atlantic City |  7 pm  

Manuel Becerra Salazar's poetry grapples with racism and socio-economic disparity, and he often engages in community outreach, promoting the creation of book clubs for Mexican youth.  A winner of six national poetry awards in Mexico, he has published five books of poetry, including Instrucciones para matar un caballo [Instructions for Killing a Horse] (2013). He has had fellowships from the Foundation for Mexican Letters, the Mexico City Institute of Culture, the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, and Art Omi in upstate New York. His poems have been translated into English, Italian, and French.

Stockton's International Writing Residency is housed in GENS and is a collaborative effort between the Writing and Literature programs, Murphy Writing of Stockton, and the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. 

 

 

 

IEW Thursday

 

Details:

Tabling at Latino Visitation Day Information Fair (Collab with the Admissions Office)
Big Blue  | 9:00 a.m – 10:00 a.m.

Contact Heather.Medina@stockton.edu for details. 

 

Stockton World Language Tables
C/D Atrium  | 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Target audience: Students, faculty, staff, and community members. 

SWLT provides a welcoming and no-pressure environment to practice world language skills. All students, faculty, staff, and community members who want to learn, practice, or polish their world language skills are welcome to join this student-led activity. You may bring your own lunch to the tables, and cookies and coffee will be served as well. Contact JY.Zhou@stockton.edu for details. 

 

Fulbright Awards Information Session for Students and Faculty
CC Meeting Room 1 |  3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Target audience: Students, faculty, staff, and community members. 

Led by the United States government in partnership with more than 160 countries worldwide, the Fulbright Program offers international educational and cultural exchange programs for passionate and accomplished students, scholars, artists, teachers, and professionals of all backgrounds to study, teach, or pursue important research and professional projects. 

Dr. Robert Nichols, Stockton's Fulbright Program Adviser, will share information and experience for students and faculty on how to apply for the Fulbright Student and Fulbright Scholar Programs. Contact Robert.Nichols@stockton.edu for details. 

 

NAFSA Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization Presidential Panel
Livestream |  4:30 p.m – 6:00 p.m.

Target audience: Staff, faculty, students, and community members. 

Contact JY.Zhou@stockton.edu for details. 

https://www.nafsa.org/programs-and-events/nafsa-senator-paul-simon-campus-internationalization-presidential-panel-webcast

 

Globalization Lecture Series: Introduction on the Current Situation and the Trend of Leisure in Chinese Cities (Dr. Ming Zhang from Guangdong Ocean University in China) (Collab with the Global Studies Minor)
F-111  |  4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Target audience: Students, faculty, staff, and community members. 

Bio of Dr. Zhang:

MingZhang is an associate professor of the Management department at Guangdong Ocean University, Guangdong Province, China. Her research focuses on human capital investment and tourism management. She earned her Ph.D. from the Capital University of Economics and Business with a major in Labor Economics. She got her Master’s Degree from the School of Tourism Management, Beijing International Studies University and her Bachelor’s from the Tourism School of Zhengzhou University. 

Contact Ming.Zhang@stockton.edu or JY.Zhou@stockton.edu for details. 

 

 

IEW Friday

 

Details:

How to Design Effective Global Learning Experiences in Your Courses (Collab with the Center for Learning Design)
CC Meeting Room 2   10:00 a.m.– 11:00 a.m.

Target audience: Faculty and staff. 

This session introduces effective learning design approaches to integrate global learning into our couress. 

Contact JY.Zhou@stockton.edu or Kathleen.Klein@stockton.edu for details. 

 

How to Articulate Your Study Abroad Experience (Collab with the Career Education and Development) 
G-137  | 11:20 a.m.– 12:20 p.m.

Target audience: Students, faculty, staff, and community members. 

This workshop focuses on how to reflect your study abroad experience, identify learning and skills gained in the experience, and highlight and articulate it well in your resume and interviews to future employers. Contact Terri.Carr@stockton.edu for details. 

 

 

#IamIcan Study Abroad Campaign

The purpose of this campaign is to celebrate our students’ identities, break the myth of who can study abroad, and empower our students to study abroad.  

To participate, it is very simple:

  • fill out the #IamIcan poster (see the attachment)
  • take a selfie
  • share with us at oge@stockton.edu or connect with us at #StocktonOGE on @stockton_oge (Instagram) or @Stockton_OGE (Twitter) or @StocktonOGE (Facebook)

 We will post all these pictures on the hallway of F-101-q (OGE office)!

You can print out the poster, or stop by at OGE tables throughout the week or OGE office (F-101-q). We have these posters ready for you!  

Our Stockton faculty and students:

 IamIcan1

 

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International Flag Display

Flags of over 60 countries are displayed in the E/F Wing Atrium and Campus Center Coffee House (upper level.) 

Contact OGE@stockton.edu for details. 

 

 

 

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