International Celebration Week

International Celebration Week also known as International Education Week, as recognized by the US Department of State and US Department of Education, is an event celebrating the wonderful diversity of cultures, ideas, music, food and traditions both around the world and on campus! International Education Week is held in the US the week before Thanksgiving. The purpose of the event is to provide an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and global exchange. This joint initiative promotes programs that prepare Americans for the global setting and attracts future leaders from abroad to study and learn in the US.

International Celebration Week Events 2014

Thanksgiving Dinner
Monday, November 17 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm in DSC Ledbetter Rooms A, B, & C
International and American friends join together to celebrate this American cultural holiday of Thanksgiving. Seating is open to the community – Stop by the Office of Campus Life (DSC 216) to reserve your tickets.

International Celebration Day
Tuesday, November 18 from 11:00am to 2:00pm in DSC Ledbetter Rooms A, B, & C
UALR international students host an eventful display of varying cultures. Taste food, learn new phrases, enjoy dances and sining, and meet fantastic people from all over the world! Want to share your culture? Sign up to represent your home country!

International Night
Tuesday night, the 18th from 7:00pm to 9:00pm in the Commons Great Room.
Join residence life for a night of international games, food, crafts, music and a movie!

International Careers Panel Discussion
Wednesday, November 19 from 11:30am to 1:00pm in DSC Ledbetter Rooms A
Considering an international career? Learn from our guest panelists from the fields of development, entrepreneurship, trade and education. Mingle with light refreshments at 11:30, then enjoy a brief introduction of each guest followed by a Q & A.

Study Abroad Fair
Wednesday, November 19 from 9:00am to 2:00pm in DSC Upper Concourse with sessions in the Leadership Lounge
Start your adventure abroad by dropping by the Study Abroad Fair. Hear stories from UALR students who have recently returned from their Study Abroad experience, talk with our partners about programs that fit your academic interests, vote for your favorite Trojan Travels Photo, and hang out at the Ice Cream Social.

Interfaith Dialog
Thursday, November 20 from 11:00am to 1:00pm in the DSC Leadership Lounge
Enjoy lunch and an intriguing conversation with students and community members from varying cultural and religious backgrounds. Reserve a seat today!