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2016
November 14-18
International Education Week

Monday,  November 14                   
Tanzania             
Dr. John Tures will discuss his summer travel experience to Tanzania where he visited a local coffee farm, music and dance schools, wild life preserves and conservation projects and spoke with members of the ruling political party. His travels took him to Serengeti, Karatu, Manyara, Ngorongoro and other regions.
Tanzanian coffee and light international desserts will be served.

Dickson Assembly Room, Turner Hall, 7-8 p.m.
Sustainability Event
CE Credit

 
Tuesday, November 15                   
International Food Trucks
In front of Pitt Residential Hall, 10:45 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Workaway
20 months abroad.  4 continents.  Working for room and board.  After graduating from LaGrange College, Steven Porrello left the United States to travel, and his perspective on work was forever changed.
Dickson Assembly Room, Turner Hall, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
CE Credit


Wednesday, November 16                   
Favorite Foreign Flicks
Manget 109
CE Credit


Thursday, November 17                   
The World’s Fair
Dickson Assembly Room, Turner Hall, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
CE Credit

2017

 

January


Interim Term January 4-26

February

Registration for 2018 Study Away Courses opens.

Tuesday, February 7
Go Global:  A Study Away Celebration
Student Presentation:  Along the Streets of London

Bailey Room, Smith Hall, 11:15 a.m.
CE credit
 
Tuesday, February 14
Go Global:  A Study Away Celebration
Student Presentation:  Nursing Since Nightingale
Bailey Room, Smith Hall, 11:15 a.m.
CE credit
 
Thursday, February 16
Go Global:  A Study Away Celebration
Student Presentation:  Spain
Frank and Laura Lewis Library Auditorium, 11:15 a.m. 
CE Credit
 
Tuesday, February 21
Go Global:  A Study Away Celebration
Student Presentation:  The History of Football, London
Bailey Room, Smith Hall, 11:15 a.m.
CE Credit 
 
Tuesday, February 28
Go Global:  A Study Away Celebration
Student Presentation:  Service and Sustainability in the Philippines
Frank and Laura Lewis Library, Corn Auditorium, 11:15 a.m.
CE Credit 
March
Go Global
Tuesday, March 7
Go Global Fair:  
A Study Away Celebration

Students will have an opportunity to meet and talk with faculty leading the 2017 study away courses as well as representatives from partner organizations, CIEE from Portland, ME,  IES Abroad from Chicago, AIFS from Stamford, CT, and John Cabot University from Rome, Italy.
Dickson Assembly Hall, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

CE Credit
 
Thursday, March 9
Go Global:  A Study Away Celebration
Student Presentation:  Thailand

Bailey Room, Smith Hall, 11:15 a.m.
CE Event,


Tuesday, March 14
Go Global:  A Study Away Celebration
Student Presentation:  Central America Immersion
Frank and Laura Lewis Library, Corn Auditorium, 11:15 a.m.
CE Event


Wednesday, March 15

Deadline for applying for 2018 Study Away Courses
 
Week of March 20
Study Away course approval notifications emailed to students.

April
Monday, April 17

Study Away deposits due in the Business Office by 5:00 p.m.  Students will be registered for their course once this is received.

May
May Away term May 21-June 2