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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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NSU Celebrates International Education Week November 18-22

InternationalweekFT. LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.- In honor of International Education week Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Office of International Affairs will host an array of free activities including a presentation by David Rosenblum, foreign affairs officer and presidential management fellow, at the U.S. Department of State. Rosenblum will speak about the importance of being involved in international and global issues.

Other events (listed below) will occur throughout the week of Nov. 18 – 22 across the campus and are free and open to the public.

The mission of NSU’s Office of International Affairs is to develop, facilitate, and oversee high quality innovative international programs, initiatives and partnerships by providing leadership, coordination, and service to students and faculty both on and off campus.

Today, NSU has more than 1,200 international students from over 116 countries studying on campus, and well over 1,000 international students are taking courses online and in blended instructional delivery formats at our select international sites in the Caribbean, Europe, Asia and Latin America. NSU has alumni in over 63 countries around the world.

Highlights from International Education Week Include:

Nov. 18

What the World can do for You: The Benefits of Being Global

Time: 9:30-11am

Place: NSU’s H. Wyane Huzienga School of Business, Carl DeSantis Building, Knight Auditorium, Main Campus, Davie

Speaker Mr. David Rosenblum, Foreign Affairs Officer and Presidential Management Fellow – U.S. Department of State

NSU Global Village

Time: 12-1pm

Place: Don Taft University Center, Main Campus, Davie

A colorful exhibit of international students highlighting NSU’s diversity on campus

Nov. 19

Hunger Banquet

Time: 6-8pm

Place: Don Taft University Center, 2nd Floor Lounge, Main Campus, Davie

An interactive event to learn about world hunger from a local and a global perspective with student leadership and LifeNet4Families

Nov. 20

International Resources at NSU’sAlvin Sherman Library

Time: 12-1pm

Place: Alvin Sherman Library- Room 3018 Main Campus, Davie

Go Abroad! Whether you are a student about to study abroad, a faculty member traveling to one of NSU’s international sites, or simply an armchair global traveler, you can discover an abundance of resources for your journey at the Alvin Sherman Library. This presentation will cover databases with information on education in other countries, cultural background information, as well as trip planning guidebooks.

The Big Cultural Marketplace Event

Time: 12-1pm

Place: HPD/Terry Administration Building, Steele and Hull Foyer, first floor, Main Campus, Davie

A Health Professions Division mega-event featuring a taste of the world. Come enjoy samples of cultural foods provided by students, faculty, staff, and local restaurants. There will be music, entertainment and prizes. For more information contact Andrea Wray or Wendy Burrion at mac@nova.edu.

Nov. 21

International Education Open Forum

Time: 2-3pm

Place: ESS-Office of International Affairs, H. Wayne Huzienga School of Business, Carl DeSantis Building-Room 3050, Main Campus, Davie

Anthony DeNapoli, ED.D., executive director for NSU’s Office of International Affairs and Alejandra Parra, ED.D., associate director for NSU’s Office of International Affairs, host an open discussion about NSU’s international programs and initiatives. Come share your ideas.

Nov. 22

Education Abroad Forum and Expo

Time: 1-2pm

Place: H. Wayne Huzinega School of Business, Carl DeSantis Building-Room 3030, Main Campus, Davie

The NSU student panel will highlight several international travel- study and study abroad programs that NSU faculty and students have conducted and participated in over the past few years. Students will share and reflect upon their individual experiences and the impact on lives and future career goals.  A mini expo of new program offerings will also be discussed.

A full listing of the week’s activities taking place at NSU is listed below, and can also be found on our website at: http://www.nova.edu/internationalstudents/edweek.html

International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. NSU is participating in this joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education in order to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.

Please join us for a campus-wide week of events highlighting NSU’s mission and core values!

All events are open to the public.

Additional information about International Education Week in the USA and abroad can be accessed via the US State Department website: http://iew.state.gov



About Nova Southeastern University: Situated on 314 beautiful acres in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is a dynamic fully accredited research institution dedicated to providing high-quality educational programs at all levels.  NSU is a not-for-profit independent institution with an enrollment of 27,000 students. NSU awards associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, specialist, doctoral and first-professional degrees in a wide range of fields.  NSU is classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, and it is one of only 37 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification.  For more information visit www.nova.edu.


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