BHCC Celebrates International Education Week 2023
Celebrations Around the World
Presented by the International Center
International Education Week (IEW), November 13-17, 2023, 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 programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.
November 13, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Welcome to International Education Week and Study Abroad Fair
B Lobby/Student Central
There will be a table advertising all of the week’s events with snacks and an in-person Study Abroad Fair for all 4 programs. There will also be IEW decorations and a photo backdrop that will stay for the duration of the week.
November 14, 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. | Internships, Careers, & Practical Training for International Students
A workshop for international students presented by the International Center and the office of Internships and Career Development
November 14, 1-2 p.m. | What’s Weird About America?
A panel of international students describing something they found or find “weird” about American culture, accompanied by cocoa and cupcakes.
November 15, 1-2 p.m. | Internships, Careers, & Practical Training for International Students
A workshop for international students presented by the International Center and the Office of Internships and Career Services
November 15, 4-6 p.m. | World Celebrations International Festival Students
There will be musical performances, dances & dance lessons, games, crafts, cooking demonstration, storytelling, and a country fair featuring international students. Students are encouraged to wear their traditional cultural clothing. Sample food from around the world prepared and/or chosen by BHCC's international students.
November 16, 4-5 p.m. | World Celebrations Game Show Trivia
An interactive game show hosted by international students centering on holidays and celebrations around the world. Students can win up to $100 in Amazon gift certificates! Participants can sample food from Sweet Rice Japanese and Thai restaurant, along with the baklava (Halal) and teas from around the world.
November 20, 6-7 p.m. | The Academics of Study Abroad with Dr. Angela Miller
Talk for faculty presented by Dr. Angela Miller, Associate Director of Academic Programs Abroad, Louisiana State University
Abstract- The Academics of Study Abroad - Miller
Dr. Angela Miller BIO
November 21, 1-2 p.m. | Essential Global Skills with Dr. Angela Miller
Talk for students presented by Dr. Angela Miller, Associate Director of Academic Programs Abroad, Louisiana State University
Abstract- Essential Global Skills - Miller
About BHCC’s International Center:
The International Center at Bunker Hill Community College provides programs, services, and activities that address the unique needs of our growing international population. Established in 1999 to further BHCC's goal to expand Global Learning, the Center serves as the focal point for the College's international student population, offering friendly, helpful information and advice about life in Boston and at Bunker Hill Community College.