2017 International Education Week: November 13-17, 2017
International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. IEW is celebrated in November across the world. This year during IEW President Thrasher will receive the 2017 Senator Paul Simon Award for Internationalization, awarded by NAFSA: Association of International Educators, in Washington D.C.
This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education promotes programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States. To learn more about this initiative, visit the official U.S. International Education Week website.
The Center for Global Engagement celebrates this annual recognition of international education with a variety of events that typically include film showings, performances, workshops, discussions, and Going Global, a showcase of students’ international experiences around the world.