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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.

International Education Week (IEW), November 15-19, 2021, is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences  (https://iew.state.gov/)

Monday - Friday; Virtual Escape Room

Students who complete the Virtual Escape Room can enter in a drawing during International Education Week. 

Winners will have a variety of prizes to choose.

Monday, Nov. 15; 6:00 at HH286 - Film showing

Film Showing "Butterfly" ;  93 minutes  Nov 15, 2021 6:00 PM

HH286

Synopsis: Rated R, 1999, Spain

 
More options are available at November's Online International Film Festival.

Visit here on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday to watch a video of current ECC students talking about their home countries and experiences in the United States.
Then complete the survey and get the password for FREE bowl of soup or dessert from Cafe Central that day.
*Rolla students, please visit Rolla Main on Thursday November 18 for Soup.

 

Tuesday, Nov. 16 online - Soup and Stories

Watch Tuesday’s videos, Albania or Dominican Republic, and complete the survey for a password for free bowl of Broccoli Cheese soup or an international dessert, Classic Nanaimo Bars, from Café Central.  Must be claimed on Tuesday on a first come first serve basis.

*Rolla students, please visit Rolla Main on Thursday November 18 for Soup.

Videos: Albania or Dominican Republic

Tuesday, Nov. 16; 3:30 at zoom - Tai Chi Workshop

Tai Chi Qigong 18 Form ;  75 minutes 

Nov 16, 2021 03:30 PM

Zoom link (below)

Synopsis: Based on the principles of the ancient Chinese healing art of Tai Chi chuan (boxing) and simplified Tai Chi movements, Tai Chi Qigong 18 form consists of 18 gentle yet extremely useful movements. The form provides a holistic health benefits, which can strengthen bone, ligament, and muscle and with added benefits of improving the functions of the cardio-vascular system and digestive tracks. It is a meditation in motion to help practitioners to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression. People of all physical conditions can learn this soothing form. Master Violet Li, a 12th Generation Chen Style Tai Chi Inheritor and award-winning journalist, has taught Tai Chi & Qigong to tens of thousands of people around the world including several universities and colleges in the nation. Her teaching is easy to understand and her demonstration is simple to follow. Most importantly, she makes learning the healing art extremely fun.

Join Zoom Meeting  https://zoom.us/j/4972183905

Wednesday, Nov. 17 online - Soup and Stories

Watch Wednesday’s videos, Honduras or Canada, and complete the survey for a password for free bowl of Tomato Florentine soup or an international dessert, Shendetlie,  from Café Central.  Must be claimed on Wednesday on a first come first serve basis.

*Rolla students, please visit Rolla Main on Thursday November 18 for Soup.

Videos: Honduras and Canada

Thursday, Nov. 18 online - Soup and Stories

Watch Thursday’s video, Scotland or Spain, and complete the survey for a password for free bowl pf Chicken and Dumplings soup or an international dessert, Scottish tablet, from Café Central.  Must be claimed on Thursday on a first come first serve basis.

*Rolla students, please visit Rolla Main on Thursday November 18 for Soup.

Videos: Scotland and Spain

Thursday, Nov. 18; 3:00 at HH286 - Film showing

Film Showing "Paradise Now" ;  91 minutes  Nov 15, 2021 3:00 PM

HH286

Synopsis: Rated PG-13 2005, Palestinian Arabic

Great Wall of China - located at HH 3rd floor

Take a selfie and e-mail it to iew@eastcentral.edu for a chance to win a prize!

Parthenon Ruins in Athens, Greece - located in The Learning Center

Take a selfie and e-mail it to iew@eastcentral.edu for a chance to win a prize!

London and Big Ben - located on Rolla Main Atrium

Take a selfie and e-mail it to iew@eastcentral.edu for a chance to win a prize!

Taj Mahal - located at Rolla North

Take a selfie and e-mail it to iew@eastcentral.edu for a chance to win a prize!

St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow - located in Café Central

Take a selfie and e-mail it to iew@eastcentral.edu for a chance to win a prize!

Mt. Fuji and the Japanese Temple - HH Theatre Atrium

Take a selfie and e-mail it to iew@eastcentral.edu for a chance to win a prize!

Machu Picchu - located at HH 2nd floor

Take a selfie and e-mail it to iew@eastcentral.edu for a chance to win a prize!

Venice, Italy - located at Donald R. and Barbara D. Means Library

Take a selfie and e-mail it to iew@eastcentral.edu for a chance to win a prize!