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ISSS program promotes cross-cultural understanding and education

Nov. 18-20 is 'International Education Week' at SMU

October 31, 2014

International EducationDALLAS (SMU) – SMU’s International Student and Scholar Services is promoting cross-cultural understanding and furthering international education through International Education Week, Nov. 18-20. 

For students, faculty, and staff, the week-long festivities are designed to provoke thought and discussion along with fun activities, food and prizes.

“International Education Week is an opportunity for all SMU students to learn more about other cultures, meet international students, and to celebrate the diversity on SMU’s campus,” says Anna Lippard, SMU International Services Specialist

International Education Week Schedule:

Tuesday, Nov. 18 — SMU Summer 2015 Programs Fair

11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Hughes-Trigg Commons

Hosted by SMU Abroad, the SMU Summer 2015 Programs Fair features over a dozen international programs!

Wednesday, Nov. 19 — International Day Celebration

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Hughes-Trigg Ballroom

A celebration lunch for international students to wear their traditional clothes, enjoy free food, dancing, entertainment, and prizes. All students are welcome to attend as we celebrate the diversity on SMU’s campus!

Thursday, Nov. 20 — The Dialogue: Film Screening and Panel Discussion

4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m., Hughes-Trigg Theater

A free movie screening of The Dialogue, a film about U.S. and Chinese students travelling to China, learning how to communicate with those of a different culture. Followed by a panel featuring Chinese international students and American students who have studied abroad, discussing their experiences around intercultural communication. Free pizza will be provided!

For more information about International Education Week, email isss@smu.edu or follow SMU International Student and Scholar Services on Facebook.

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