International Education Week

The Penn State joins various colleges, universities, embassies, and community organizations around the world by recognizing students at University Park from more than 140 countries. Penn State is ranked 19th nationally for the number of students studying abroad.

International Education Week will be celebrated November 17-21, 2019. For International Education Week events at Penn State Abington, click here: https://psu.box.com/s/9ns11z281h4jwai1jgrtyk94wx7am4kh

IEW Schedule of Events

Sunday, November 17, 2019

  • IEW Kick-off Party
    • 4:00pm, HUB staircase
    • Join us for food and student group performances
    • Event is free and open to all members of the Penn State community
    • Hosted by Global Programs Student Engagement and Intercultural Learning
    • Event contact – Sri Rao at sxr98@psu.edu

Monday, November 18, 2019

  • Crafting Event
    • 11:30am-1:30pm, First Floor HUB
  • EPPIC Workshop
    • TBD

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

  • International Internships Fair
    • 4:00-7:00pm, Kunkle Lounge in the Sackett Building
    • This event will promote international academic internships. There will be a student panel with returnees from summer global internships and a mini fair with program providers displaying their internship programs.
    • Event Contact – Renata Horvatek at ruh158@psu.edu
  • How to get into Graduate School: Advice for International Students (Panel & Presentation)
    • 5:30pm, 103 Bank of America Career Services Building
    • Hosted by the Penn state Career Services Center
    • Event Contact - Trevor Brown at tab585@psu.edu
  • International Agriculture 100 Student Poster Exhibit
    • Time: 9:05 – 10:20 am, Lobby of Agricultural Sciences and Industry Building
    • Event Contact - Noel B. Habashy at noel@psu.edu

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

  • The Penn State Tea House
    • 12:00-4:00pm, Ritenour 34
    • Stop by and enjoy a cup of tea
    • Hosted by the Tea Institute which oversees the Traditional Chinese, Korean, and Japanese Tea Ceremony clubs
  • 5th Annual World Trivia Night
    • 5:00-7:00pm, Sutliff Auditorium, Katz Building
    • Note: Event is only open to students, faculty & staff in the School of International Affairs and Penn State Law
    • Event contact – Claudia Prieto at clp31@psu.edu

Thursday, November 21, 2019

  • Perspectives on International Affairs and Diplomacy: A Conversation with Ambassador Karin Olofsdotter
    • 1:00-2:30pm, 232 Katz Building
    • Hosted by the Penn State School of International Affairs
    • Event is free and open to the public
    • Event contact – Dr. Scott Sigmund Gartner at ssg13@psu.edu
  • Paper-Lantern Making Workshop
    • 2:30-3:30pm, Mann Assembly Room in Paterno Library
    • The event will begin with a brief presentation on how lanterns are used in Chinese cultures and then participants can create their own lantern.
    • Hosted by the Global Engagement Community, Center for Performing Arts, and the PSU libraries
    • Event Contact – Nikki Mattson at nla@psu.edu
  • International Agriculture 100 Student Poster Exhibit
    • Time: 9:05 – 10:20 am, Lobby of Agricultural Sciences and Industry Building
    • Event Contact - Noel B. Habashy at noel@psu.edu