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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.

Monday Nov. 14
5:00

5:00 pm - Guest Speaker, Suzanne Lelaurin from the International Institute in St. Louis returns to ECC.  Her presentation is titled, “REFUGEES: WHO THEY ARE AND WHY THEY ARE GOOD FOR AMERICA” will take place in HS 100 on Union campus.  Live broadcast to Rolla campus, RTC 147.

Tuesday Nov. 15
12:30

12:00-12:30 p.m., Chukwujindu “Jindu” Taiwo Israel-Bolarinwa of Nigeria.  Firsthand experiences from international students living in America.  Presented on Union campus, near Café Central.  Soup provided by Culinary Program and desserts provided by Café Central.

12:30-1 p.m., Archie Darko-Boateng of Ghana.  Firsthand experiences from international students living in America.  Presented on Union campus, near Café Central.  Soup provided by Culinary Program and desserts provided by Café Central.

Soup from Culinary:                     Cream of Broccoli
Dessert from Café Central:        Italian Jam Crostata

Wednesday Nov. 16
12:00, 12:30 & 5:00

12:00-12:30 p.m., Chukwujindu “Jindu” Taiwo Israel-Bolarinwa of Nigeria.  Firsthand experiences from international students living in America.  Presented on Union campus, near Café Central.  Soup provided by Culinary Program and desserts provided by Café Central.

12:30-1 p.m., Nina & Kristina Aleksic of Bosnia. Firsthand experiences from international students living in America.  Presented on Union campus, near Café Central.  Soup provided by Culinary Program and desserts provided by Café Central.

Soup:   Southwest Chicken from ECC Culinary Program

Dessert:   Chocolate Ice Cube Cake from Café Central

5:00 pm, Pablo Arroyo from the University of MO Extension Small Business & Technology Development Center will talk about U.S.-Puerto Rico relations in HS 100 on Union campus.

Thursday Nov. 17
12:00, 12:30

12:00-12:30,  Rachel Portillo, Argentina (Rachel is from US and lived in Argentina for 1 ½ years)  Presented on Union campus, near Café Central.  Soup provided by Culinary Program and desserts provided by Café Central.

12:30-1 p.m., Brian Cabraley of Dublin, Ireland.  Firsthand experiences from international students living in America.  Presented on Union campus, near Café Central.  Soup provided by Culinary Program and desserts provided by Café Central.

Soup from Culinary:  Beef Barley

Dessert from Café Central:  Cuban Coconut Bars

Friday Nov. 18
6:30 & 7:30

Workshop and performance of TAIKO DRUMS, THE ART OF JAPANESE ENSEMBLE DRUMMING, as part of the ECC Concert series. 

Workshop at 6:30 p.m. followed by Event at 7:30 p.m. Held on Union campus in Theatre.  http://www.eastcentral.edu/blog/ecc-welcomes-st-louis-osuwa-taiko-november-18/