Celebrate Global Diversity

On November 12-16, more than 100 countries will celebrate International Education Week, and Pace is bringing you a week’s worth of events from a cultural festival to an evening with prestigious fellowship winners to international opportunities for LGBTQA students, and so much more. >>Read More

International Cultural Festival
Tuesday, November 13
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Student Union
Celebrate international diversity and pride at the International Cultural Festival! There will be free food, vendors with free gifts and door prizes, tango and tai chi lessons, international Jeopardy and other games, study abroad opportunities, and much more!

LGBTQA Travel Abroad Workshop
Tuesday, November 13
5:00 p.m.
W205, One Pace Plaza
Thinking about studying abroad but not sure how to prepare as a member of the LGBTQA community? Moderated by Kelly Herbert, LGBTQA and Social Justice Center coordinator, and Maleia Sheflin, International Travel Courses, this workshop will cover everything you need to know before you travel abroad.

LGBTQA Travel Abroad Q&A Panel
Wednesday, November 14
12:00 p.m.
E309, One Pace Plaza
A follow-up to the LGBTQA Travel Abroad Workshop, Herbert and Sheflin will moderate a Q&A panel of LGBTQA students and staff who will discuss their personal experiences abroad and what they wish they would’ve considered before going.

International Coffee Hour
Wednesday, November 14
12:20 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Room W207, One Pace Plaza
Celebrate IE Week by chatting with some of Pace’s awesome international students from more than 100 countries around the world.

Prestigious Fellowships Evening
Wednesday, November 14
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Student Union
From Fulbrights to Watson Fellowships, each year Pace students and alumni are awarded prestigious scholarships and fellowships. On November 14, current undergraduate and graduate students are invited to meet with and hear from real prestigious scholarship and fellowship recipients. Whether you want to get a sense of the opportunities out there or have specific questions regarding a particular program, the Prestigious Fellowships Evening connects you with the experts through roundtable discussions. This year our event highlights the following opportunities: the Fulbright U.S. Student Program, the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship, the David L. Boren Scholarship & Fellowship, the Gates-Cambridge Scholarship, the J.K. Watson Scholarship Program, the Udall Scholarship, and the Critical Language Scholarship Program. Representatives from each of these scholarship and fellowship programs will be available to answer your questions, review the application process, and offer advice. For questions or more information, email Dustin Gee, coordinator of Prestigious Fellowships, at dgee@pace.edu.

Your Resume and Study Abroad—The Whole Package
Thursday, November 15
12:00 p.m.
Room E320, One Pace Plaza
Thinking about studying abroad or taking a travel course? Hosted by Career Services, this workshop will show you how to integrate your international educational experiences into something that stands out on your resume, and also how to get internships and jobs abroad.

LGBTQA Film Screening
Thursday, November 15
5:00 p.m.
E303, One Pace Plaza
Explore the hidden, underground world of Iranian youth culture at a screening of Circumstance, the Audience Award winner at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.  There will be popcorn during the film and a small reception afterward, where the community will discuss the similarities and differences between cultures relating to LGBTQA issues.

International Pride Parade—Brooklyn Bridge Walk
Friday, November 16
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Dress in your international regalia, whether it’s your favorite Brazilian soccer jersey or your traditional Ethiopian dress, and show the international diversity at Pace by walking the Brooklyn Bridge with fellow students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Meet at the front of One Pace Plaza at 11:00 a.m.

For more information about International Education Week and other international opportunities, visit the Office of International Programs and Services website.

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