International Education Week

November 13 - 15, 2018

International Education Week is a national event promoted by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education that celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

CSUMB proudly celebrates this event with three days of showcasing arts and cultures from around the world.

Have questions, feedback, or ideas for next year's International Education Week? Email international@csumb.edu

International Education Week

Join Us As We Celebrate IEW at CSUMB with Exciting Cultural Events!

  • Key Note Address by Anisa Mehdi, Emmy Award-Winning Broadcast Journalist at the Alumni & Visitors Center
  • Stories from Abroad
  • March of Diversity
  • Resume Building Workshop
  • Booth to apply for your U.S. Passport
  • Cultural Performances by Aztec Dancers, African Drummers, Lion Dancers
  • And more!

IEW 2018 Events

Diversity March: International Education Week

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
12:00pm — 12:30pm
Gavilan Hall

International Programs Office

FREE

Join us for our kickoff event of International Education Week - The Diversity March! Gather at Gavilan Hall (Building 201) and march in unity to The Main Quad as we embrace diversity.

Cultural Performances and Tabling: International Education Week

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
12:00pm — 3:00pm

The Quad

FREE

Join us for cultural performances from around the world as we celebrate International Education Week at CSUMB!

Stories from Abroad: International Education Week

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
3:00pm — 5:00pm
Alumni & Visitors Center

Are you a storyteller at heart? Join fellow international and CSUMB students, faculty, staff and community members and talk about your experience studying, traveling, volunteering, doing research or working abroad. This is your opportunity to share!

Sign Up to Share Your Story!

Keynote Address, Anisa Mehdi: International Education Week

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
5:30pm — 7:00pm
Alumni & Visitors Center

FREE

Join us for a keynote address from Emmy Award-winning broadcast journalist Anisa Mehdi as we kick off International Education Week at CSUMB! Anisa’s pioneering work as a producer and reporter in mainstream American news media is an inspiration.

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CANCELED: Apply for Your U.S. Passport!

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
10:00am — 4:00pm
Student Center

Lot 14 next to Building 12 (Student Center)

Due to unforeseen circumstances, USPS will not be able to process passports tomorrow on campus. We aplogize for the inconveniences and we encourage you to process your passport at the Marina Post Office, 3100 De Forest Rd Marina, (831) 384-8472

Marina Post Office

Resume Building Workshop: International Education Week

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
1:00pm — 3:00pm
Student Center Room 120

Learn how to highlight your international experience in your resume, whether it be from study, volunteering, working, doing research abroad or from being an international student here at CSUMB! Facilitated by Grace O'Dell from MIIS.

Stories from Abroad: International Education Week

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
3:30pm — 5:30pm
Student Center

Join us for more stories from abroad with CSUMB students, faculty and staff, and community members. Open to all community members who would like to take the mic and share a story from abroad or just come and listen!

Sign Up to Share Your Story!

Tarantella Traditional Dance Practice: International Education Week

Thursday, November 15, 2018
2:30pm — 3:30pm
Main Quad

FREE

Come join us to learn Italian traditional dance, Tarantella! Tarantella is a group of various folk dances characterized by a fast upbeat tempo, usually in 6. 8time, accompanied by tambourines. Practice will be held at the Main Quad.

Register to Learn Tarantella

Stories from Abroad ft. Dean Rios-Ellis: International Education Week

Thursday, November 15, 2018
3:30pm — 5:30pm
Student Center

Join us for the final evening of stories from abroad hosted by our very own Dean of Health Sciences and Human Services, Dr. Britt Rios-Ellis . Open to all community members, students, faculty and staff!

Sign Up to Share Your Story!

Documentary Screening: Inside Mecca

Thursday, November 15, 2018
5:30pm — 7:00pm
Student Center Room 120

FREE

Join us for a free screening of "Inside Mecca," the critically acclaimed documentary by keynote speaker Anisa Mehdi. This National Geographic special follows the stories of three Muslims from diverse backgrounds on their pilgrimage to Mecca.

International Education Week 2017

Photo of performers dancing during International Education Week 2017

International Education Week was a great success in 2017 with cultural events and performances on campus throughout the week.