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Brazil

Fall 2017 Events

August

Tuesday, Aug. 29  6:30-8:30 pm

"Elephants in the Coffee" Film and Discussion by ABAC students - Press Release

Carter I / Nursing Auditorium  W2W Sanctioned Event

Tuesday, Oct. 11, 6:30 - 8:00pm

Students In NEPAL / Student Presentation 

Carter I / Nursing Auditorium W2W Sanctioned Event

Wednesday, Nov. 1, at 11:00 am

My Year in Xian, China

Carter I / Nursing Auditorium W2W Sanctioned Event

Monday, Nov. 13, at 6:30 pm

Guatemalan Fibers Presentation 

Second Floor of the Library W2W Sanctioned Event

Past Programs

January

Tuesday
Jan 17
6:30pm-8pm

Carter 1 Nursing Auditorium
W2W Sanctioned Event

Wednesday
Jan 18
3:30pm

International Student Association (ISA) Meeting

ACE 212

Friday
Jan 20
11am

International Student Association (ISA) Meeting

ACE 212

Tuesday
Jan 31
6:30pm - 7:45pm

Conquering Southern China - Tabias Pittman

Nursing Auditorium
W2W Sanctioned Event

 

February

Tuesday Feb. 7 5:00-7:00pm 

POVERTY, INC - Panel Program Hosted by ENACTUS, GSW Student Organization, School of Business

Nursing Auditorium
W2W Sanctioned Event

Thursday
Feb 9
5:00 - 6:30

The Art and Culture of Capoeira with Mestre Muriel Ribeiro, Cordao de Ouro Atlanta - Brazilian Capoeira Presentation, Performance, and Workshop  "Roda", limited seating / 6:30- 7:30pm RECEPTION Following Workshop OPEN TO ALL

SSC Room 1170 Group Fitness Room
W2W Sanctioned Event

Thursday
Feb 9
6:30pm

Reception:  Refreshments and music following Brazilian Martial Arts Program and Workshop

Storm Dome Lobby

Feb 17 - 19

Georgia International Leadership Conference (GILC) GSW Application for GILC - DUE BY FEB. 8, 2017

Rock Eagle, 4-H Center (Eatonton, GA)
GILC 

Tuesday, Feb. 21 4:00pm & 7:00pm

Black History Month Film Series:  "America's Untold Journey- 450 Years of the African American Experience"  Sponsored by the Americus-Sumter County Movement Remembered Committee and the GSW Council on Diversity. TWO SHOWINGS: 4:00pm and 7:00pm

Nursing Auditorium, 
Carter I

Wednesday,

Feb 22 

6:30pm

GSW and Americus - Guatemala Connections  - Come to discuss and hear about the many possibilities for GSW in Guatemala - Study Abroad, Internships, Spanish Language Immersion, Service Learning Projects!

Cafe' Campesino, Americus, GA

Tuesday, Feb. 28 4:00 pm & 7:00pm

Black History Month Film Series:  "ALL ME: The Life and Times of Winfred Rembert" Sponsored by the Americus-Sumter County Movement Remembered Committee and the GSW Council on Diversity. TWO SHOWINGS: 4:00pm and 7:00pm

Nursing Auditorium, 
Carter I

March

Monday March 6
11:00am - Noon

Tools of the Trade:  U.S. Diplomacy and Intercultural Understanding with Dr. Alison Mann, Public Historian, U.S. Diplomacy Center in the Bureau of Public Affairs,  U.S. Department of State.  Dr. Mann will be accompanied by Mr. Ashely Bell, a native of Georgia. Full visit itinerary: HERE

Carter 1 Nursing Auditorium
W2W Sanctioned Event

Tuesday
March 28
6:30 - 8pm

World Cafe' - The World Café provides an opportunity for students from both the US and other countries to get to know more about each other and their cultures through structured conversational dialogues.

Private Faculty Dining Room
W2W Sanctioned Event

Wednesday
March 29
11:00am  - Noon
Global Public Health: Contemporary Issues with Humphrey Fellows - featuring panelists from the countries of Burma, India, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Togo. Carter 1 Nursing Auditorium       W2W Sanctioned Event

April

 Saturday  April 1

FIELD TRIP:  "Countdown to Zero: Defeating Polio" Exhibit / Film/Discussions -Depart 7am - Return pm to GSW / Registration: ACE 101 Office of International Programs $5 Registration Fee  (first-come first-serve)

Atlanta - The Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
W2W Sanctioned Event

April 5

Taste of the World

Marshall Student Center
Monday April 10 4:00-6:00

Global Board Games:  Come play games and earn W2W credit!  The Americus Game Boarding Society will offer a wide range of simple to complex games with global oriented strategies and themes.  To earn W2W credit you must play one complete game. 

SSC Conference Rooms - 4:00-6:00pm
W2W Sanctioned Event

Thursday April 20 1:00 - 1:45pm

 Jamaica Transcultural Health Presentation - GSW’s Nursing Students will share about their March visit to Jamaica as part of their Transcultural Nursing course. 

 

Nursing Lecture Hall
W2W Sanctioned Event

September

9.22.15 "Sustainability: Can we balance the needs of people, plant, and profit?"  Video
9.23.15 Global Lunch and Learn
"Life in Dubai:
From Deserts to Divas!"
with Dr. Suzanne Conner, School of Business

October

10.1.15 Global Photography Field Trip: Atlanta with Prof. Tonia Hughes
10.22.15 Global Lunch and Learn
"Collaborations in Clay:
Artists on the Silk Road"
 
10.29.15 -
10.31.15
2015 Student Conference and Field Trip: International Civil and Human Rights APPLICATION for Student W2W Fieldtrip Scholarship

November

11.2.15 7:00pm

Who Am I?  A Look Into Cultural Identity - Perspectives of the African-American and the African Diaspora

Nursing Building Auditorium, GSW Campus W2W sanctioned Event

Video

11.2.15 - 11.5.15

Masankho K. Banda: "Celebrating our Cultural Identities Through the Arts"

Press Release  W2W

Wednesday 11.4.15 11:00am "Stories from Malawi”- W2W Convocation in the GSW Storm Dome; Lecture / Performance (See Flyer Above for more details)

W2W Sanctioned Event

Video 1

Video 2

Thursday 11.5.15 Noon - 1:30

GSW & Study Abroad in Malawi -   Lunch Discussion about  possibilities for  study abroad / service learning program in Malawi - Everyone welcome

Marshall Student Center Old Faculty Dining Room - Please purchase lunch in Cafeteria or bring your own. 

Monday 11.9.15 4:00 - 5:00pm International Education at CSU with Dr. Neal McCrillis and Dr. Becky Becker from Columbus State University

Teaching Circle: International Education Nursing Auditorium, Room 124 Rosalynn Carter Health and Human Services Insitutue

 

Tuesday 11.10.15 7:00 - 8:30 pm

World Cafe - See here!

Faculty Dining Room - W2W Sanctioned Event
Wednesday  11.18.15 Financial Aid and Study Abroad Workshop

ACE 108 / 11am - Noon

January

Thursday

1.21.16

3:00-4:00pm

Intercultural Skills for the Global Economy -with Dr. Mick Vande Berg, Institute for Cross-Cultural Teaching and Learning Webinar Series

 

 127 Administration Building                          Faculty Staff Professional Development - Teaching Circle for Study Abroad

Tuesday

1.26.16

5:00-6:00pm

"My Year in China" with GSW  student Tabias Pittman

Carter I, Room 124

W2W Sanctioned Event

1.27.16

10am-2:00pm

Study Abroad Fair Marshall Student Center Hallway

February

2.3.16 - 2.5.16

2016 WISE Conference:
Navigating Study Abroad for Faculty who Teach Study Abroad

Faculty/Staff

2.5.16 - 2.6.16

USG Americas Council 19th Annual Conference on the America

Faculty/Staff

Monday 2.08.2016  

4:00-5:00pm

W2W "Brazil: Contemporary Issues of a BRIC Nation" 

Dr. Eric Spears, Assistant Vice-President for International Education at Georgia College, and Assistant Professor of Geography

Carter I, Room 124, GSW Campus

W2W Sanctioned Event

Thursday 2.11.16   4:00-5:00pm 

Intercultural Learning / Faculty Seminar:  Dr. Chu Chu Wu, Professor in the College of Education, will speak about her experience as an AASCU Fellow at the AASCU Japan Studies Institute.

Faculty/Staff
Conference Room, School of Business

Thursday
2.18.16

 

Intercultural Learning Courses Before and After Study Abroad:
Four Decades of Preparing Students for International Education Experiences
Presenter: Bruce La Brack, University of the Pacific

 

Faculty/Staff
Crawford Wheatley Hall, Room 127

Thursday
2.18.16
11:30-12:30 PM

Global Lunch and Learn Series
“Bulgaria: Pearl of Eastern Europe with Dr. Phil Szmedra

Video


Education Building,
Room 100
W2W sanctioned Event

2.19.16 - 2.21.16 GILC (Georgia International Leadership Conference) - An outstanding opportunity for US and international students from across GA colleges and universities to engage in thoughtful dialogue, social interaction, cultural exchange, and leadership development activities See Video I HERE Eatonton, GA  Video II

March

Tuesday
3.1.16
6:30-8:00PM

"Through the LENS: A Photographic Narrative of the Hindu and Sikh Religions of India"

with Dr. Parvinder Singh Sethi, Professor of Geology, Radford University

Carter I, Room 124
GSW Campus 
W2W sanctioned Event

 

Friday
3.4.16

 

Application Deadline for the Japan Studies Institute through AASCU

Faculty/Staff

Tuesday
3.08.16
4:00-6:00PM
International Women's Day:  Peace Corps Experiences of Women around the World   Video
Carter I, Room 124
GSW Campus 
W2W sanctioned Event

Wednesday
3.09.16
11:00am - 12:15pm

Global Health and Cultural Experiences with the 2015-16  Humphrey Fellows Carter I, Lecture Hall, GSW Campus W2W sanctioned Event

 

Thursday
3.17.16
4:00 - 5:00 PM

 

Developmental Learning for Intercultural Competence
Presenter: Michael Paige, University of Minnesota   - Webinar will be held in the School of Business Conference Room

Faculty/Staff

Peru Study Abroad

March 18-27 See Flyer
Thursday 3.24.16 Faculty Application Deadline, 2017 USG European Council Programs Faculty/Staff

 

Friday
3.25.16

 

Faculty Application Deadline, 2017 USG Asia Council Study Abroad Program in China Faculty/Staff

Wednesday, 
3.30.16
11:30 AM-12:30

Global Lunch and Learn Series:  NEPAL 
with Dr. Kailash Ghimire, GSW Math Department
Old Faculty Dining Room
W2W sanctioned Event

April

Tuesday
4.05.16
4:00 - 5:30 PM
University 4000 Study Abroad - PERU / Student Panel Presentation 124 Carter I

W2W sanctioned Event

Wednesday
4.06.16
11:30-1:30pm

Taste of the World! (TOTW) Marshall Student Center 

 

Wed - Friday
4.6.16-4.8.16

 

The Forum on Education Abroad National ConferenceAtlanta GA;
GSW Faculty Application
Conference Sessions

Faculty/Staff

Friday & Saturday
4.8.16 - 4.9.16

"Teaching South Korea"
Faculty Development Workshop at GSU Perimeter College, Clarkston Campus
Faculty/Staff
Wednesday
4.20.16
7:00-8:30pm
World Cafe' - Interactive Dialogue, Music, and Food  participation Limited: Pre-Register HERE New Faculty Dining Room
Thursday
04.21.16
12:00 - 12:50pm
Jamaica - Study Abroad Presentation / Transcultural Nursing Course 124 Carter I
W2W sanctioned Event

Friday
04.22.16
6:30PM- until

Holi Festival -ISA and CAB are co-sponsoring an Indian celebration of colors, love and unity.

GSW Lakehouse Beach

Thursday
4.21.16
4:00-5:00 PM

Key Concepts for Overworked International Educators:
Lessons Learned in Putting Theory Into Action

Presenter: Janet Bennett, Intercultural Communication Institute

Faculty/Staff

May

5.8.16 - 6.1.16 China Study Abroad See Flyer

5.12.16 - 5.22.16

Tanzania Exploratory Trip Faculty/Staff

Thursday
5.19.16
4:00-5:00 PM

Making It Developmental:
Building a Process for Student Development

Presenter: Tara Harvey

Faculty/Staff

June

6.2.16 - 6.30.16 Bulgaria Study Abroad See flyer

August

Wednesday

08.23.2016

06:30-08:00 PM

International Students Welcome Reception & Information Meeting  in ACE 108 Flyer

Tuesday

08.30.2016

05:30-07:00 PM

OPT and CPT Workshop - In ACE Building Room 108 Flyer

September

Wednesday

09.07.2016

06:30-07:30 PM

Financial Aid & Study Abroad Workshop - in ACE Building 108 Flyer

Wednesday

09.14.2016

06:30-08:00 PM

Bulgaria Study Abroad Returnees Program- Presentation *W2W  in Carter I, Nursing Auditorium Flyer

Wednesday

09.21.2016

10:00 AM-2:00 PM

GSW Study Abroad Fair - in the Marshall Student Center Flyer

Wednesday

09.28.2016

07:00-09:00 PM

World Café  *W2W - in the Marshall Pavilion- Private Dining Room Flyer

October

10.6.2016-

10.9.2016

Appalachian Culture Fall Break Trip *W2W

Flyer

Tuesday

10.25.2016

4:00-6:00 PM

"Globalism and Nationalism", in Carter I, Nursing Auditorium *Panorama and W2W 

Flyer

Wednesday

10.26.16

6:30 - 8:00pm

Building Community:  Talking Race, Cultural Identity and Inclusivity - How can GSW be a Campus Model?  In  Carter I, Nursing Auditorium *W2W How to Dialogue / Facilitators

Flyer

November

Wednesday

11.2.2016  

11:00 - Noon

"Local to Global: Housing and Poverty" in the Fine Arts Theatre *W2W

Flyer

10:30 - 1:00

Study Abroad Information Table - Fine Arts Auditorium: 10:30-11:15am, Marshall Student Center 11:30-1pm - Representatives with Information and Materials about Bulgaria and European Council Programs! (Study Abroad Fundraising Ideas)

 

December

12.10.2016-

12.19.2016

2016 Guatemala Coffee and Culture Travel Seminar - GSW Faculty & Staff  Flyer

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