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American and International Education Week

50th Annual American and International Education Week
Great Public Schools - A Basic Right and our Responsibility:  Learning Matters Around the World"

Schedule of Events

Monday, November 17

4:30-6:00PM • Willie J. & Jacqueline Gilchrist Complex
International Tea and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
This event will highlight all planned events for the week and recognize our cooperating teachers and the partnership between ECSU and the LEAs, as well as an opportunity for our students, faculty, and community to learn and share cultural experiences, and enjoy delicious teas and coffees that are favored around the world. The winners of the QEP Writing Contest will also be recognized.

5:00-9:00PM • Ridley Student Complex, Room 216
Make-Me-Taste-Me and Movie Night
Sponsored by the International Student Organization

7:00-9:00PM •Ridley Student Complex-Douglas Auditorium, Room 206
Health and Physical Education Feature Film: Fed Up: It’s time to get real about food
Sponsored by the Health and Physical Education Majors’ Club (HPEMC), faculty advisors Mrs. Priscilla Osterhouse and Dr. Kacey DiGiacinto. Free bottled water and popcorn will be provided.

Tuesday, November 18

4:00-6:30 PM • Ridley Student Complex-Douglas Auditorium, Room 206
Feature Film: Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013)
Sponsored by the ECSU History Club

5:00-5:45PM • Moore Hall, Room 228
P.W. Moore and John Henry Bias: Two Examples of Financial Success in a Time of the Great Prejudice and Depression
Speaker: Dr. Glen Bowman, Professor of History, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

6:00-8:00PM • Ridley Student Complex - Douglas Auditorium, Room 206
Seminar: “The Real Deal: Religious Beliefs and Lifestyle”
Sponsored by the International Student Organization

6:00-8:00PM •Pharmacy Complex - Room 102
6th Annual International Aerospace Symposium: International Public Health and Bioterror Risks on Airlines
Presenters: Dr. Lloyd Mitchell and Aviation and Space Science students. Sponsored By the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terror Events (US DHS CREATE), and Applied Research in Environmental Science (ARIES). Refreshments and door prizes will be provided.

Wednesday, November 19

3:00-4:00PM • Johnson Hall-Room 138
Dr. and Master Sha: Miracle Soul Healer: Exploring a Mystery: A Book Presentation
Presenter: Dr. Tatiana A. Tagirova, Assistant Professor, Department of Language, Literature and Communication

7:15-9:00 PM • Floyd L. Robinson Auditorium, Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center
International Dance Recital “Work Your Gifts.”
Performed by students members from Modern Dance and Step Aerobics classes and student members of the ECSU International Student Organization.

Thursday, November 20

10:00-11:45AM •Floyd L. Robinson Auditorium, Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center
Annual American and International Education Week Assembly
Guest speaker: Dr. Joseph Scott Davis, Superintendent, Washington County Schools.

11:45AM •Mickey L. Burnim Fine Arts Center
American and International Education Week Reception

12:30-3:30 PM • Willie J. & Jacqueline Gilchrist Complex
Student Forum/Student Activities: EDUC 478 Seminar for Student Teachers
The topic is "Techniques and Approaches for Securing and Maintaining Your First Job as a Professional Educator."  Guest speaker: Ms. Kendra Davis, a current Master of School Administration Candidate, and Coordinator of Teacher Talks for New Teachers, Warren County, NC. Other school personnel will also be speaking. The purpose of this seminar will to provide students with interviewing experience through mock/actual interviews, so they can succeed in obtaining professional teaching jobs. 

3:30-5:00PM • Pharmacy Complex, Room 103
Faculty Forum
Dr. Johnny Houston:“If It Is Not Global, It Is Not World Class"
Dr. Hirendranath Banerjee: "A brief review of the rise of cutting edge science and technology in modern India"
Dr. Anupam Nath: "Bangladesh, 71"
Dr. Kungpo Tao and Dr. Yan Jin: “Culture differences in the auto markets”
Dr. Debjani Kanjilal, "Futbol: “The Brazilian Way of Life”

4:00-6:20PM • Ridley Student Complex-Douglas Auditorium, Room 206
Feature Film: Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (2007)
Sponsored by the ECSU History Club

6:00-7:30 PM, Pharmacy Complex, Room 102
“Environmental Health, Sustainability, and Historical Ecology: An Expert Panel.”
Panel led by Dr. Lloyd Mitchell, Associate Professor, Physical Education and Health.

9:00 PM-12:00 AM, Ridley Student Complex-Douglas Auditorium, Room 206 
Asoboni Host Kick-back
Sponsored by the International Student Organization.

Friday, November 21

6:00-7:30PM • K.E. White Graduate and Continuing Education Center
International Dinner
This annual event brings guests to campus to join students, staff and faculty for an evening of international food, music, dance, and more.
Keynote entertainment: Modern Dance and Step Aerobics classes and ISO Student Dance group.
Attire: Garments, outfits and accessories that reflect your native culture or another culture that you admire.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Saundra S. Copeland
Co-Chair, American and International Education Week Committee
252.335.3337 sscopeland@ecsu.edu

Dr. Glen C. Bowman
Co-Chair, American and International Education Week Committee
252.335.3424 gcbowman@ecsu.edu