International Education Week

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Dates & Overview

October 30—November 3, 2023

International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Education and Wright State University Center for International 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 in the United States.

International Education Week 2023

2023 Event Schedule

Monday, October 30

Time Event
3 to 5 p.m.

Nepalese Dashain Festival: Student Union Atrium

Have you ever heard of Dashain festival? Join us to celebrate this festival with Nepalese performances and food!  


Tuesday, October 31

Time Event
3 to 5 p.m.

Halloween Pumpkin Carving & Costume: 224 Student Union

Come if you dare! Carve pumpkins to take home with you and enjoy candies from all around the world. Do not forget to wear your costume to show off! 


Wednesday, November 1

Time Event
Noon to 2 p.m.

Dia de los Muertos by Amigos Latinos Student Association: Student Union Atrium

Enjoy FREE FOOD, live music by mariachi LF, games, and meeting new friends in honor of Dia De Los Muertos!

3 to 4:30 p.m.

WSU President Reception: Student Union Atrium

President Sue Edwards will recognize the successful efforts of members of the Wright State community involved in strengthening international education!

4:30 to 6 p.m.

Welcome Dayton: Allyn Hall Atrium

Join us to meet representatives from "Welcome Dayton" and learn more about these exciting initiatives! 


Thursday, November 2

Time Event
3:30 to 5 p.m.

Language Workshop (Japanese & Korean): 224 Student Union

Are you interested in learning Japanese or Korean? Get to know more about the two languages with games and activities with Japanese/Korean snacks! 


Friday, November 3

Time Event
1 to 2 p.m.

International Brownbag Seminar: "Developing an Ambassador Study Abroad to Germany - FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences": 224 Student Union

Come and honor Dr. Wakiuru Wamwara from Marketing as she shares her experience in developing an ambassador program for studying abroad in Germany at FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences!

3 to 5 p.m.

Diya Painting & Heena with Asian Student association & Indian Student Association: Student Union 019

Destress by painting diyas and get your hands painted with heena! 


Thursday, November 9

Time Event
5:30 to 10 p.m.

Festival of Lights by Indian Student Association: Apollo

Join and celebrate Festival of Lights organized by Indian Student Association. Learn more about Indian culture with food, activities, performances, and more!