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It's Time for International Education Week

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The Arkansas Tech University International and Multicultural Student Services Office is planning a week filled with events to celebrate International Education Week 2014, which is scheduled for Nov. 17-21. International student enrollment at Arkansas Tech has grown by 313 percent over the past decade, increasing from 109 international students in fall 2004 to 450 international students in fall 2014. Below is a listing of International Education Week 2014 events at Arkansas Tech. For more information, call (479) 964-0832 or visit www.atu.edu/imsso. Monday, Nov. 17

  • International Fashion Show, noon-1 p.m., Doc’s Place, Doc Bryan Student Services Center
  • “A Small Step Toward Peace” diversity discussion, 6 p.m., Doc Bryan Student Services Center Lecture Hall
Tuesday, Nov. 18
  • “Have You Heard” international student panel discussion, noon-1 p.m., Doc’s Place, Doc Bryan Center
  • International Trivia Bingo, 5-9 p.m., Doc’s Place, Doc Bryan Center
Wednesday, Nov. 19
  • “What Do Civil Rights and the FBI Have in Common?” brown bag lunch event, noon-1 p.m., W.O. Young Building Ballroom
  • India Night, 6-8 p.m., W.O. Young Building Ballroom
Thursday, Nov. 20
  • 50-Minute Tour of Bangladesh, noon-1 p.m., Doc Bryan Lecture Hall
Friday, Nov. 21
  • International Festival and Talent Expo, 6 p.m., Doc Bryan Lecture Hall
In addition to the events listed above, the Arkansas Tech IMSSO will also sponsor an international photo contest as part of International Education Week 2014. The photography contest is open to all Arkansas Tech students. The theme of the competition is “Home Away From Home.” Participants are encouraged to submit photos that reflect their sense of feeling at home. Photos for the contest may be submitted via e-mail to lingmire@atu.edu. Deadline for submission is Wednesday, Nov. 19. Winners will be announced during the International Festival and Talent Expo on Nov. 21.
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