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International Week to Celebrate Diversity


“Experience the world without a plane ticket” during Pennsylvania College of Technology’s International Week (Sept. 13-19):

Daily highlights will include:

Monday, Sept. 13 Welcome!

  • 11 a.m.-noon “Intercultural Communication” David London, associate professor in speech, communications and composition, moderates a panel discussion with international students. Location: Academic Center Auditorium
  • 3-4 p.m. “An End to World Poverty Lessons From the Grameen Bank of Bangladesh” Colloquium by Dr. Abdul B. Pathan, associate professor, economics. Location: Academic Center Auditorium
  • 8-10 p.m. International film Penn’s Inn

Tuesday, Sept. 14

  • 11 a.m.-7 p.m. International Bazaar Booths from from all over the world with international food, dance and culture … educational booklets compiled for each country. T-shirt give-away! Location: Campus Center lawn
  • 11:30 a.m.-noon and 3-3:30 p.m. International Storytelling Stories from Japan, France, Nigeria, Puerto Rico … and more! Location: Campus Center lawn
  • 3:30-4:30 p.m. International Trivial Pursuit Prizes! Location: Campus Center lawn
  • 6-7 p.m. International Readingand Music Sharing Open-mike for all who want to share something international through poetry, music, etc. Location: CoffeeHouse

Wednesday, Sept. 15

  • 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Study Abroad Dream about studying overseas? Representatives from Penn State will answer students’ questions Location: Campus Center lobby
  • 8-10 p.m. International film Penn’s Inn

Thursday, Sept. 16 International Career Day

  • 1-4 p.m. International Career Fair Representatives and literature from companies with international links. Resume drop-off service. Don’t forget your updated resume! Location: Campus Center lobby
  • 4:30-5:30 p.m. Interested in a Job Overseas? Panel discussion with professionals. Location: Professional Development Center
  • 7-8:30 p.m. “Globally Learning, Learning Globally” International faculty panel discussion moderated by Dr. Bruce Conforth, dean of integrated studies. Location: Professional Development Center

Friday, Sept. 17

  • 9 p.m.-midnight International Dance Dance for students with international music, and beverages with an international twist; various contest winners to be announced. “Gettin’ Global” T-shirts will be given away! Location: Penn’s Inn

Sunday, Sept. 19

  • 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sunday Brunch Students-only International Brunch, prepared by students of the School of Hospitality Location: Susquehanna Room

Throughout the Week

  • My View of the World Children’s Art Exhibit Location: Campus Center Art Gallery
  • Where in the World Have You Been? Exhibit featuring travel photos and postcards from Penn College staff and faculty. Location: Campus Center north wing, first floor
  • Where in the World Is This? Guess where some photos have been taken! Prizes! Location: Campus Center Lobby
  • Food Passport Featuring foods from Morocco, Jamaica and Greece Locations: Bistro, Susquehanna Room and International Cafe
  • International Luncheons Featuring a special and delicious lunch menu daily from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., for only $5.25 per person. Location: Le Jeune Chef Restaurant
  • Raffle Ticket Sales Tickets will be on sale throughout the week. Prizes include dinners at The Olive Tree, Le Jeune Chef or by Nayna Flipse!
  • “Gettin’ Global” T-Shirts Win a T-shirt, or purchase yours in the College Store or at the Welcome Tables.

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