Around the World in 14 Days: International Education Week

February 09, 2020
Submitted By: Meaghan Murphy-Rennie
International Week Feb. 16-22
International Week Feb. 16-22
International Week Feb. 23-29
International Week Feb. 23-29

Join the International Center in celebrating all things international!  We are hosting our annual international education week “Around the World in 14 Days” February 16th to February 29th, and we hope you’ll stop by and enjoy the festivities. 

The last event is the 35th Annual International Festival on Saturday, Feb. 29th – an all-you-can-eat international buffet with two cultural performances that is open to UHart students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Students - want to attend the festival for FREE?  All you need to do is attend five events from Feb. 18th-27th, get stamps in your International Education Week passport, and bring the completed passport with you to the festival.

Here are the events we hope you’ll attend (see attached flyers for more details):


 Tuesday, Feb. 18
  • Decorate Your International Education Week Passport, 12:00-2:00pm, GSU 309

Wednesday, Feb. 19
  • International Mother Language Day, 12:00-1:30pm, GSU Hawk Lounge
  • Study Abroad 101 Information Session, 5:00-6:00pm, Hawk Hall Lounge

Thursday, Feb. 20
  • Street Food Series: Soul Food Edition, 12:00-1:30pm, GSU Hawk Lounge
  • African Drumming Lesson with UHart Alum Leonard Epps, 5:30-6:30pm, GSU 335

Saturday, Feb. 22
  • BSU Fashion Show (not a free event, tickets are $15), 5:30pm, Lincoln Theater

Sunday, Feb. 23
  • International Mass followed by a multicultural dinner, 6:00pm, Catholic Campus Ministry (students of ALL faiths are welcome to attend)

Monday, Feb. 24
  • Churros & Study Abroad, 12:15-1:45pm, Commons
  • Study Abroad 101 Information Session, 7:00-8:00pm, Hawk Hall Lounge

Tuesday, Feb. 25
  • Study Abroad Lunch & Chat, 12:30-1:30pm, Commons Private Dining Room (don’t forget to bring your lunch!)
  • Salsa Dance Lesson, 6:00-7:00pm, GSU 335

Wednesday, Feb. 26
  • Arabic Dance Lesson, 12:30-1:30pm, GSU 341
  • Trivia & Snacks with Hillel, 5:30-7:00pm, Hillel at Park River


Thursday, Feb. 27

  • Study Abroad Fair & Passport Day, 11:30-2:00pm, GSU Cafeteria
Please contact the International Center if you have any questions!