International Education Week 2023 Illuminating Cultures in the year of the Eclipse
Sunday, November 12th
4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Union Plaza
Join Residence Life and International Student and Scholar Services in a celebration of Diwali (The Festival of Lights). We will be coloring in a Rangoli on the Union Plaza, and there will be a limited amount of colored sand to make personal Rangolis. Food will be provided!
Monday, November 13th
4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. rsvp through Bengal Connect
Connect with the team that cares for an evening of home cooked food and free speech! We want to hear from you. Cast light upon improving your campus.
Tuesday, November 14th
12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Zoom Meeting ID: 861 7019 8342 Passcode: 457irN
Where in the world do you want to travel to? Join Director Melissa Holland to explore where Buffalo State can take you to study away. There are over 1,000 programs waiting for you. There will be allotted times for questions. Ignite your dreams to travel.
Work Visas Beyond OPT Workshop 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Join Zoom Meeting, Meeting ID: 939 8910 2269 Passcode: 436810
Immigration attorney Art Serratelli will provide information on work visas and green card applications. All are welcome, no advanced registration required. Start thinking creatively about your immigration future and attend this free workshop!
Wednesday, November 15th
12:00 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Burchfield Penney Art Center
Join Ke Shi, an international Alum for a tour of the Burchfield Penney Art Center! Brighten your day through art. Meet in the main lobby of the Burchfield Penney Art Center.
12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m. Houston Gym
Looking for a way to detox from the day? Join us in the dance studio at the Houston Gym for an hour of stretching and meditation! Shine your inner light.
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Butler Library Lobby
Students in Dance Appreciation will share a variety of cultural dances. Engage in this learning opportunity to broaden your dance moves as participants will join the dancers. Lobby of Butler Library.
Know Your Rights: Travel Outside the U.S. 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Join Zoom Meeting, Meeting ID: 964 3880 9884, Passcode: 688237
This free workshop with immigration attorney Cianna Freeman is a must attend for any student traveling outside the U.S. this winter break or into the future. Learn your rights from an expert! No advanced registration needed, all are welcome.
7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Rockwell Hall
Buffalo State Performing Arts Center hosts at Rockwell Hall a performance by the Buffalo State Philharmonia under the direction of Dr. Thomas Witakowski. This event highlights Buffalo State University's talent.
Thursday, November 16th
1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m. AIFS International Internships Session
International Internships…….. Join this presentation to learn how Buffalo State students can go abroad and build their resume. Zoom Meeting ID: 832 0530 2998 Passcode: zoom link
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Caudell Hall 234
The Understanding Unconscious Bias workshop: This program aims to educate participants about the unseen biases that unconsciously influence our actions and decision-making, often leading to unintended discriminatory practices. Unconscious biases are social stereotypes that individuals form outside their conscious awareness. May this event be a new dawning of understanding for attendees to understand unconscious bias. RSVP on Bengal Connect
Friday, November 17th
11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Cleveland 419
Participate in Faculty study abroad training to learn more about the taking students on study abroad programs. From building itineraries, recruitment to boarding the plane, to learn more. Be a part of enlightening the student's international experience.
6:30 p.m.- 7: 30 p.m. Bishop Hall Lounge
Engage in a musical cultural event with RA Tehillah Hill at Bishop Hall for a rhythmic time with music around the world! Lighten your day by sharing a love of music.
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Sports Arena
Come support the women’s hockey team and our Canadian athletes as they strive for a win over SUNY Morrisville. See how the Bengals skate at lightening speed.
For more information contact Tricia Herritt at email@example.com
Thank you to International Education Week Sponsors: E. H. Butler Library, Equity and Diversity Office, and Maurene Callahan Bouras Center for Global Engagement.