College to offer events to celebrate International Education Week in November

International Education Week, from Nov. 14 to 18, is a joint initiative between the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of State, meant “to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide … Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences,” according to the U.S. Department of State website.

Locally, Ivy Tech Community College Northeast is celebrating International Education Week with a schedule of events from Nov. 14 to 19.

Journey through Syria: The Crisis and Beyond
, presented by associate professor Rula Mourad Koudsia
11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Nov. 14
Room SL121 in Ivy Tech Northeast’s Student Life Center on North Campus (3701 Dean Drive, Fort Wayne)

Open Forum on the Middle East, with the Center for Middle East Peace’s Ronald Caldwell and Ivy Tech Northeast associate professor John Knight
3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 15
Room CC1362 on Ivy Tech Northeast’s Coliseum Campus (3800 N. Anthony Blvd., Fort Wayne)

Captain Phillips film viewing
7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 15
Auditorium on Coliseum Campus

Global Village, where attendees can visit tables and sample food from countries and cultures represented by students and employees at Ivy Tech Northeast
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 16
Main entrance hall in Student Life Center

Feeding the Invisible: Hunger on a Global Scale, presented by sociology associate professor Lisa Beringer
3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 17
Room CC2360 on Coliseum Campus

Global Student Celebration
5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 18
IPFW International Ballroom, Walb Union rooms 149 and 150 (2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne)

Annual Futsal Tournament
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 19
Gymnasium in Student Life Center

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