FHSU to celebrate International Education Week, Geography Awareness Week

11/13/15 sry
HAYS, Kan. -- Fort Hays State University will celebrate International Education Week and Geography Awareness Week starting Sunday, Nov. 15.

International Education Week

Sunday, Nov. 15
7:30 p.m.
Kay Werth, instructor of music and theatre, will perform "An International Music Journey" in the Beach/Schmidt Performing Arts Center.

Monday, Nov. 16
9 a.m.
Proclamation signing for International Education Week in Dreiling Lobby of Sheridan Hall.

11 a.m.-1 p.m. International Education Week resource table and buttons in Memorial Union.

1:30-3 p.m. Create a mug activity in Cody Commons of Memorial Union.

Tuesday, Nov. 17
3 p.m.
Live webcast panel discussion featuring leaders from Simon Award-winning institutions discussing their success in campus internationalization in Cody Commons.

7 p.m. China Study Abroad presentation with Lizzette Alvarez, senior leadership studies major, Spencer Delgado, junior nursing major, and Carly McCracken, junior biology major, in McCartney Hall room 301.

Wednesday, Nov. 18
1:30 p.m.
Diversi-Tea in Sunset Lounge of Memorial Union

Thursday, Nov. 19
3:30 p.m.
International Student Exchange Program and National Student Exchange information meeting in Prairie Room of Memorial Union.

Throughout the International Education Week, Tiger Tots will have international readings and activities during story time, FHSU community will give classroom presentations in area schools, Memorial Union will have flags representing countries and regions, residence halls will watch internationally themed movies, and an international student art display will be in Dreiling Lobby of Sheridan Hall.

The sponsors of International Education Week are International Student Services, International Student Union, Student Affairs Office, Memorial Union, Diversity Affairs, Chartwells and the Department of Music and Theater.

International Education Week is also Geography Awareness Week, and Tuesday, Nov. 17 is Geographic Information System Day. The Department of Geosciences will host events throughout the week.

Geography Awareness Week
Monday, Nov. 16
2:30 p.m. Travelogue Series presentation "Three Faces of Peru" by Dr. Paul Phillips in Tomanek Hall room 108.

7:30 p.m. Movie "Slumdog Millionaire" showing and discussion in Cody Commons.

Tuesday, Nov. 17
6:30 p.m.
Pecha Kucha talk at Gutch's Bar and Grill, 109 W. 7th St.

Wednesday, Nov. 18
8 a.m.
GIS Lab Open House in Tomanek Hall room 121

9 a.m. "Getting Started with GIS" hands-on workshop in Tomanek Hall room 121

10:30 a.m. "Drone Flight Data Applications for GIS" demonstration and presentation in Tomanek Hall room 121.

1:30 p.m. "GIS data for public service" guest presentation in Stouffer Lounge in Memorial Union.

Thursday, Nov. 19
10:30 a.m.-1p.m. Geography Trivia Wheel on the Quad

Friday, Nov. 20

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. International potluck contest in Memorial Union

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