Annual Center Events

The Wright State International Festival

As one of the most unique and anticipated events at Wright State University, this festival is an exciting opportunity to see culture showcased through musical performances, dance performances, country displays, food from all over the world, and more!

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International Events

Global Connection.jpgCome and join the events programed by UCIE! Every Friday there will be opportunities to connect with people from all over the globe and gain knowledge about different cultures. Follow UCIE on Engage to learn more about our upcoming events! Past events include, but not limited to the following:  

  • Undergraduate Meet & Greet 
  • Graduate Meet & Greet
  • Immigration Lawyer Session 
  • Sikh Culture Event 
  • Persian New Year 
  • Frisbee Disc Golf 
  • Halloween Costumes & Pumpkin Carving 
  • World Cup Watch Party 
  • Strawberry Picking 
  • International Women's Day 
  • Badminton tournament 

International Women's Gatherings

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Designed specially to provide women with an opportunity to interact with other women from all over the world in a private setting. Past events include, but not limited to, the following:

  • Self Defence Class
  • Self Care Class
  • Card Games
  • Tai Chi
  • Henna and Nail Art
  • International Potluck

The UCIE Convo Club

UCIE Convo Club.jpg Practice your English by joining great English Conversations with American friends every Monday (3-4 p.m.) and Thursday (3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.) in the UCIE Conference Room (Student Union 334).

Discover Dayton series

Discover Dayton Series.jpgEvents that seek to proactively expose international students to fun sites and activities found within the greater Dayton and Ohio area. Past events include, but not limited to, the following:

  • King's Island Amusement Park
  • Dayton's 2nd Street Farmer's Market
  • Ice Skating at Riverscape
  • Bowling with UCIE
  • Yellow Spring's Street Fair
  • Scene 75 Entertainment Center
  • Beavercreek Popcorn Festival
  • Hocking Hills Hiking Trip

UCIE Volunteer Opportunities

UCIE Volunteer Opportunities.jpgInterested in giving back to the local community? Sign up for one of UCIE's Volunteer Events! The UCIE partners with community organizations to provide a variety of volunteer opportunities for international students.

Professional Development Series

Professional Development Seriess.jpgInternational programming designed to help international students be ready for the career world.

International Education Week

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International Education Week celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

A joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Education and Wright State University Center for International Education, International Education Week promotes programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.

Events include musical performances, information fairs, movies, and international food. Learn more about International Education Week.

Graduation Receptions

Grad Reception.jpgUCIE celebrates international student graduates every semester in their great accomplishment of completing their degree program and beginning the process of becoming future world leaders.

International Brown Bag Seminars

photo of students at a seminarThe International Brown Bag seminars are informal lunchtime presentations that cover issues and stories with an international focus.

Past presentations have included ambassador programs in India, dual sovereignty in Iran, higher education and internationalization, and the story of an American living in Iran.

Brown Bag seminars are typically held once per month during the fall semester.

Study Abroad Fair

photo of a student talking to a representative at a study abroad fairThe Study Abroad Fair gives attendees information on all of the programs that Wright State University offers. Meet professors that will be leading our summer Ambassador programs. Meet with our third-party providers that can help you study abroad, as well as meet our own study abroad and financial aid advisors.

Learn about what scholarships are available and let us help find the program that best suits you. Festivities include games, prizes, food, international vendors, and music.

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