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*International Education Week

It highlights programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the U.S. All events open to community and FREE.

Saturday Nov. 11
10:00 - Noon

International Week Festival
Café Central, 10:00am-noon

Join us at this FREE family-friendly event  where we celebrate and experience other cultures from around the world!    There will be an opportunity to meet residents from other parts of the world, collect stamps in a “passport,” take part in a lively percussion ensemble, create origami, listen to traditional stories from other countries, play games, and more!  

Monday Nov. 13
11:00

Monday, 11/13  
International Candy Bar, BH Atrium, 11:00am. 

Try candy from around the world!

Mark our Library display "Where are you from" and/or "Where have you been".

Tuesday Nov. 14
11:30, 12:00, 5:00

Soup & Stories at Café Central

11:30am -12:00 pm           Alexsandar Stojov (Serbia)

12:00pm -12:30 pm           Nicholas Tosovksy-Heinemeier (American in Spain) & Amiru N’Diaye-Pipio (Spain)

Soup from Culinary:    Cream of Broccoli     

Dessert from Café Central:      Spanish Rice Pudding

Guest Speaker

5:00 - 6:00 pm in HH 286

Roselyne Hazard, Therapist & Clinical Supervisor for ALIVE and a member of the Speakers Bureau for the International Institute of St. Louis.  Originally from Belgium, Roselyne has lived in Spain, Central America, South America and the Caribbean before moving to the United States 25 years ago.  She is an ECC alum and has a Master’s of Social Work and Licensed Clinical Social Work from St. Louis University.  Roselyn will talk about her work with immigrants and refugees in the St. Louis area.

Wednesday Nov. 15
11:00, 12:00

Soup & Stories at Café Central

11:30am-12:00 pm           Magnus Andersen (Denmark)

12:00pm-12:30 pm           Lewis Brass & Billy Thompson (United Kingdom)

 

Soup:   Butternut Squash from ECC Culinary Program

 

Dessert:   Danish Christmas Cookies from Café Central

Thursday Nov. 16
11:30, 12:00, 5:30

Soup & Stories at Café Central

11:30am-12:00 pm           Sebastián Jarrín (Ecuador)

12:00pm-12:30 pm           Flavian Hunter (Trinidad)

Soup from Culinary:  Chili

Dessert from Café Central:  Trinidad Coconut Milk Fudge

Guest Speakers

5:30 - 6:30 pm in HH 286

Kate Camargo served as a Health Education specialist in the Peace Corps from 2007-2009 in Mali, West Africa. She worked in a rural health clinic, where she assisted the clinic's nurse and midwives with vaccination campaigns, maternal education, and infant growth tracking. She also provided health education in local primary and secondary schools. Following her Peace Corps service, she received a Master of Public Affairs (MPA) from Indiana University. Kate currently works as a Foundation Partnerships Associate with Action Against Hunger, a global humanitarian organization dedicated to ending world hunger.