International Education Week

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    • Monday November 16, 2009 - Saturday November 21, 2009
      7:00 am - 3:59 pm
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Summary Sentence: The World Beyond North Avenue

Full Summary: International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote progr

Monday, November 16th

International Coffee Hour
6:00 pm—7:00 pm
4th Street Apartments, South Lounge
Coffee, culture & conversation amongst students with international interests. Come and enjoy this relaxed event, which will feature some interactive intercultural communication activities.

Tuesday, November 17th

Passport on Wheels
11:00 am—3:00 pm
Student Center, Room 343
The United States Postal Service will be accepting applications for persons who would like to apply for a US passport.

Photo Contest Reception
1:00 pm—4:00 pm
Student Center, Piedmont Room
Showcase of photo contest entries and the announcement of the Annual OIE Photo Contest winners.

Wednesday, November 18th

Career Preparation for the Global Workplace
3:00 pm—5:30 pm
Student Center, Piedmont Room
OIE is collaborating with Career Services to offer this workshop-style event. This session is designed for anyone who has studied abroad, is thinking about studying abroad, or is an international student at Georgia Tech. Topics covered will be : skills acquired through study abroad experiences or through the international student experience; learning how to articulate those skills on your resume, cover letter, and in interviews; and examining crosscultural differences in the workplace. Please RSVP to by November 11.

Thursday, November 19th

Cross Cultural Simulation
11:30 am—1:30 pm
Student Center, Crescent Room
This is an opportunity to try BARNGA, a fun intercultural simulation. This is highly participatory activity in which you can “learn” a new culture and experience interacting
with people from other cultures. Discussion of the experience will follow. Join us for a fun and interactive intercultural event.

Scholarship Symposium
5:00 pm—7:00 pm
Student Success Center, President’s Suites B,C&D
Join us at the Scholarships Symposium to view poster presentations from returned study abroad
participants, and hear from representatives of various scholarship opportunities. The poster browsing will be followed by an Essay Writing Workshop at 6 PM, focused on
developing a strong and competitive personal statement for any scholarship application.

Saturday, November 21st

Taste of Taiwan
7:00 pm—9:00 pm
Sponsored by the Georgia Tech Taiwanese Student Association
Chinese Cultural Center (near Chinatown)
5377 New Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA, 30341
Yes, it's that time of the year again! Every year we bring this special event and deliver exciting performances, delicious authentic Taiwanese food, and games to about 300 people in Atlanta. We have coordinated this year's event with Emory TASA and GSU TASA! The purpose of this event is to introduce Taiwanese culture to everyone in Atlanta , and also let the audience “experience a trip to Taiwan.” You not only get FREE FOOD but also FREE GAMES & PERFORMANCES! If you would like to get involved in our performance program
for the night, please contact Ginger Tsai at

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