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International Education Week - Learning Without Borders

International Education Week November 13-17 2017

Events for the 18th Annual International Education Week, celebrating the benefits of international education and global exchange.

Daily Events for the Week November 13-17, 2017

International Quiz

Take a Global IQ Quiz. The first two winners will receive a prize.
Time:  All day
Location: International Center, E236

Foods of Many Nations

Try the cuisine of a different country each day.
Time: 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Location: BHCC cafeteria

From the BHCC Archives

Browse photos, artifacts and other primary sources about visits by international delegates and educators to the college.
Location: Library and Learning Commons

Study Abroad Info Sessions

Stop by and learn about exciting opportunities to study in many countries around the world.
Time: Monday-Friday, 12-2 p.m.
Location: E-Lobby

International Tea Hour

Taste the tea from around the world.
Time: Monday/Wednesday 2-4 p.m.; Tuesday/Thursday 4-6 p.m.
Location: E-Lobby

One Community. One College. One World.

Participate in this interactive display that demonstrates how global learning unites us all.
Location: B-Lobby


Tuesday, November 14

Photo Contest Reception

See the work of BHCC photo contest winners as they accept their awards.
Time: 1 – 2 p.m.
Location:  E-Lobby

Wednesday, November 15

The World as a Global Village

Community College Initiative (CCI) students host dance, games and a slideshow about the cultures of many different countries.
Time:  4 - 6 p.m.
Location: A300 Lobby

One World Cafe

Celebrate global culture by sampling the cuisines of many nations, with special presentations featuring art, books and music
Time:  5 - 6 p.m.
Location:  B-Lobby

Drums of Many Nations

Participate in a community drum circle led by a local drum master
Time:  6 - 8 p.m.
Location:  B-Lobby

Thursday, November 16

Difficult Dialogue with Jose Antonio Vargas: “Undocumented Residents, Unwanted Refugees and America’s Values”

Engage with this undocumented immigrant, Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and Social Justice Advocate as he discusses important issues facing our global citizenry.
Time:  1 p.m.
Location:  A300 Auditorium

Talking Politics

Explore concepts of contemporary identity with BHCC faculty and fellow students.
Time:  5 - 6:30 p.m.
Location:  B-Lobby

Friday, November 17

Study Abroad Info Session: Gilman Scholarship

Learn about scholarship opportunities that help you experience a new culture during your time at BHCC!
Time:  1 – 2:15 p.m.
Location: C202