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International Education Week


Did You Know...
  • International Education Week (IEW)
    is a joint initiative of the U.S.
    Departments of State and Education
    that provides an opportunity to celebrate
    the benefits of international education
    and exchange worldwide.

  • IEW was first held in 2000 and today, is
    celebrated in more than 100 countries
    worldwide.

  • According to Open Doors, 270,604
    U.S. students studied abroad in
    2010/11.

  • Skidmore College is ranked 2nd in the
    U.S. in the list of Top 40 Baccalaureate
    Institutions (Carnegie Type) by Total
    Number of Students Studying Abroad.

  • International education prepares U.S.
    citizens to live, work, and compete
    in the global economy.

  • International education is also a
    vital service industry, contributing
    more than $21 billion to the U.S.
    economy.

  • According to Open Doors, 723,277
    international students studied in the
    U.S. in 2010/11

International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education that endeavors to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States. It is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

OCSE and other campus groups host several events during this important week to promote international education.

Here is this year's tentative schedule (additional events to be added):

Sunday, November 10th

Monday, November 11th

Tuesday, November 12th

Wednesday, November 13

 

 

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