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 Anderson University Celebrates International Education Week

 

Activities will be held week of Nov. 16-20

Anderson University will celebrate its international students and programs with a week of activities beginning Monday, November 16 and concluding Sunday, November 22.

 

An international flag ceremony will kick off the week’s festivities in AU’s Henderson Auditorium on Monday morning at 10:00 am. Other activities include an international photo contest, international menus in AU’s Martin Dining Hall and an international fest on Friday evening at the AU Athletic Campus.

 

New to the celebration this year are Global Perspectives seminars, which are open to the public and will be held in the Thrift Library on Monday through Thursday evenings from 7-8 pm. Croatia, Gaza, and Vietnam will be highlighted in the seminars this year by university faculty, staff, and students. Also, on Wednesday evening, a panel of international students will discuss education in their home countries.

 

Dr. Jane Cahaly, AU’s Director of International Programs, comments on the significance of these celebratory activities at Anderson. “This year we have 42 international students from five continents on the AU campus. This is our largest and most diverse group of international students ever, and International Education Week gives us an opportunity to recognize the tremendous diversity and richness they bring to our campus.”

 

For a complete schedule of events or for more information on how to take part in all the week’s festivities, please contact Jane Cahaly at (864) 231-2185 or jcahaly@andersonuniversity.edu.

 

Anderson University is a comprehensive university affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention offering bachelors and masters degrees. Anderson is ranked in the Top Tier (top 25) of colleges and universities in the South, and one of “77 Schools to Watch in America, by U. S. News & World Report.  Anderson has also been named one of “Americas 100 Best College Buys,” Located in The Upstate region of South Carolina near the foothills of the Appalachians, Anderson University features a rigorous education in a supportive Christian environment.

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