Santa Fe College Celebrates International Education Week

Santa Fe College Celebrates International Education Week

November 15, 2019 – Santa Fe College will be hosting a series of events in recognition of International Education Week, which runs from Nov. 18 – 22, 2019. Beginning Monday, Nov. 18, at 1 p.m., SF’s International Center staff will be announcing the winners of this year’s Global Photography Contest. All students, faculty and staff are invited to the International Center, in Building S, Room 310, to see the dozens of photos that SF students, faculty and staff have taken this past year while abroad.

Tuesday, from 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., International Education is teaming up with faculty from Humanities and Foreign Languages and the Learning Commons to hold a scholarship writing workshop. Students can get help on essays that can get them scholarships for study abroad opportunities.

Wednesday will be the International poster contest in the library lobby featuring both Chinese and Spanish language classes presenting posters on food sustainability. There will also be a presentation from Dr. James Essegbey, Assistant Professor of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at the University of Florida. The presentation, “2019: The Year of Indigenous Languages” will speak about the world’s 6,700+ languages and his work in Ghana, which has ensured their documentation and survival. Dr. Essegbey’s speech will bein Building S, Room 326, starting at 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 21, will have several events, including two presentations about interning abroad; a presentation from Dr. Klaus Schlunzen Jr., professor at the Universidade Estadual Julio de Mesquita Filho (UNESP or the State University of Sao Paolo), on providing a more inclusive teaching environment in Brazil; and an International Thanksgiving Celebration at noon.

There will also be two faculty only events – a presentation on leading study abroad programs Wednesday, Nov. 20, and a Friday, Nov. 22, 1 p.m. presentation from Dr. Edmund Kellerman, Master Lecturer of Oral Communication at UF, on his experience as a Fullbright scholar to Malaysia.

Keep up with all SF International activities on the SF International Education calendar.