International Education Week at Adelphi University
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 an effort to prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States. Adelphi University encourages all students, faculty and staff to participate in international education and exchange by attending these events.
Take a look at all of the events below and make sure to check back to see recaps from each event!
Monday, November 12thGlobal Exhibition This event is the official opening of International Education Week. It will showcase Adelphi’s international experiences through research, art, performance, and the annual study abroad photo contest. At this event, we honor and celebrate our university’s dedication to global success. For more information Adelphi International and Immigration Film Festival 10 films from around the world will be screened over 5 days. For more information Post Hall World Tour Take a tour of culinary cuisines at Post Hall Dining For more information
Tuesday, November 13thAfternoon Tea Come relax and enjoy tea from around the world. Bring yourself, your friends, your students, your class. All are welcome! For more information Improving Your Cultural Competency Understanding cultural differences leads to clearer communication. Knowledge and understanding of both cultural differences and commonalities helps to build trust, strengthen relationships and produce greater workplace success. For more information World Games Night Game around the World at Swirbul! Learn to play different games from around the world in celebration of International Education Week and International Games Week. Free food and refreshments provided. For more information
Wednesday, November 14thIntroduction to Cricket Come join Campus Recreation in learning and playing the game of cricket! All abilities are welcome. For more information International Relations, or Lack Thereof! The panel discussion will be a multi-faceted review of current US foreign relations, with allies, neighbors, rivals, and enemies, with aspects of technology, regional security, trade, and the human condition. For more information Making Shabu Shabu Come join the Adelphi Dining Services team making the Japanese hotpot dish Shabu-shabu. For more information
Thursday, November 15thLGBTQ Around the World LGBTQ Around the World will present an overview of gay rights or their absence around the world, followed by a panel of LGBTQ faculty and students who will give a narrative of their experiences of growing up outside the United States. The presentations and videos will be designed to promote discussion, questions and answers from the audience as well.For more information Culture, Faith and Professional Caregivers: An Open Dialogue Sponsored by the Interfaith Center, Levermore Global Scholars, School of Nursing and Public Health, Center for International Education and Health ServicesThis program is a talk back in respecting the religious and cultural needs of patients in all helping professions (i.e. nursing, social work, psychology, etc.).nFor more information Celebrating Thanksgiving Come and enjoy the American tradition of what it is like to celebrate Thanksgiving and to be thankful for all. For more information
Friday, November 16th
East Meets West
This is an event you can not miss. We will celebrate the wonders of eastern and western culture. Come and explore, eat, create, and watch student performances. ALL are welcome!! Bring your family.