Celebrate International Education Week Nov. 16-20

Nov 10, 2020

CCBC marks the 21st anniversary of International Education Week, November 16-20, celebrating the importance and the benefits of international education at CCBC, in the U.S. and around the world. For information on any of the free IEW events listed below, contact Patricia Quintero-Hall at phall@ccbcmd.edu.

Monday, Nov. 16
2-4 p.m.
International Festival

Join the International Club for its annual International Festival – an afternoon of fun, music and games from around the globe. There will be prizes for the best cultural dress from a student's home country.
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Tuesday, Nov. 17
12:45–1:45 p.m.
Uncovering Reality Amidst Hype in a COVID-19 Era

Political and corporate developments in recent years have intensified propaganda and media censorship in the U.S., reaching a peak with the March 2020 declaration of a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. Learn how to access and evaluate primary source data about COVID-19 from around the world to come to a clearer understanding of reality amidst hype.
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Wednesday, Nov. 18
11:10 a.m.–12:10 p.m.
Study abroad panel

Learn from CCBC students how they studied abroad and what they experienced on their programs. Gather ideas about how you too can study abroad.
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2:20–3:20 p.m.
How to study abroad inexpensively or for FREE

Nearly ALL students can find a way to study abroad or to study away in the USA. Budgets, scheduling constraints and other challenges don't need to be obstacles. Hear about CCBC student Malika McCoy's scholarship experience and learn how you too can participate.
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Thursday, Nov. 19
8 a.m.
Virtual Trip to Ancient Corinth, Greece

This virtual field trip offers an up-close, behind-the-scenes look at Corinth Excavations, an archaeological research center in Ancient Corinth, Greece. Students will learn about the city of Ancient Corinth and its monuments and mythology, see objects not on view in the museum, and learn about the ongoing excavations at the site. Presented by ASCS Corinth Excavations.
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Friday, Nov. 20
5:30-9 p.m.
Music Extravagant with Izolda

Join the renowned international musician Izolda for music games, open mic for students to share music from their countries, learn traditional and international songs and much more. We will also have a special visit by a harpist from Venezuela.
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