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International Education Week 2019

International Education Week 2019
International Education Week (IEW), November 18-22, 2019, 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 our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.

Events for the Week

Global Word Search 
Join fellow students in completing interactive life-size word searches in categories such as cities, countries, study abroad, international students and more.

Maddy Huacuja: Open the Way
An exhibition of works that celebrate dignity and cultural wealth by dispelling the myths and misperceptions about migrants.
The Mary L. Fifield Art Gallery

Crossing Cultures with Confidence
Book display featuring publications on successful study abroad experiences sponsored by Library and Learning Commons.

Foods of Many Nations
Sample the distinct cuisine of selected countries.

Monday, November 18, 2019

Folk dance and music from India, Colombia, Indonesia and South Africa
Presented by the Community College Initiative program participants. To learn more about the CCI program visit bhcc.edu/ccip.
1-2 p.m. | E-Lobby

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Study Abroad 101
Interested in studying in another country? Join us to learn more about how you can make this a possibility!
1-2 p.m. | G227

Tea around the World
2-3 p.m. | E-Lobby

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Passport to the World
Learn how to apply for a U.S. passport and tips for safe travel to foreign countries.
1-2 p.m. | E-Lobby

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Our Stories; In Third Person
Personal stories shared by the Community College Initiative program participants. Join the students for a celebratory reception.
1-2:15 p.m. | A300 and A300 Lounge

Tea around the World
2-3 p.m. | E-Lobby

Friday, November 22, 2019

When Home Won’t Let You Stay: Migration through Contemporary Art
This exhibit considers how contemporary artists are responding to the migration, immigration and displacement of peoples today.
10 a.m. – 9 p.m. | Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, 25 Harbor Shore Drive
Free admission with ID for all BHCC students, faculty and staff.

Benjamin A Gilman International Scholarship Info Session
Learn more about this funding opportunity available for U.S. citizens receiving a Federal Pell Grant to study abroad.
1-2:30 p.m. | C202