International Education Week

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Dates & Overview

October 29—November 4, 2022

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 2022

2022 Event Schedule

Saturday, October 29

Time Event
5 to 10 p.m.


Join and celebrate Diwali with Indian Student Association! Learn about Diwali and Indian culture with food, activities, performances, and more at the Apollo Room.


Monday, October 31

Time Event
2 to 4 p.m.

Halloween Traditions

Come if you dare! Learn about Halloween with games and trivia questions. Enjoy candies from all around the world and carve pumpkins to take home at the Student Union Atrium. Don't forget to wear your costume!  


Tuesday, November 1

Time Event
Noon to 2 p.m.

Special Convo Club

Grab a lunch and meet visiting Bosnian student guests at the Union Market Club Area!


Wednesday, November 2

Time Event
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Study Abroad/International Education Fair

Drop in to learn all about the study abroad options at Wright State University, including virtual internships and courses! International clubs and organizations will be present to answer all of your questions at the Student Union Atrium.

Note: The UCIE office will be closed during this time.

1 to 1:30 p.m.

International Fashion Show

Come and see students wearing their stunning ethnic attire representing their nationality during the International Education Fair!

Note: The UCIE office will be closed during this time.

3 to 4 p.m.

Faculty COIL. Workshop

Gain knowledge about Collaborative On-Line International Learning (COIL) with special speaker Dr. Wakiuru Wamwara, professor of marketing! Let's get educated at the Student Union Pathfinder Lounge.

Note: The UCIE office will be closed during this time.


Thursday, November 3

Time Event
3 to 5 p.m.

President Reception for International Education

President Sue Edwards will recognize the successful efforts of members of the Wright State community involved in strengthening international education at the Student Union Atrium.  We will also announce the winners of the international photo contest!

Note: The UCIE office will be closed during this time. 


Friday, November 4

Time Event
6 to 9 p.m.

Muslim Student Association Culture Night

Let's get together for a welcoming and educational event organized by Muslim Student Association! Join in the fun at the Apollo Room!


Photo Contest

Submit your best photos for the UCIE International Photo Contest! The contest is run annually in conjunction with International Education Week observances at Wright State University. This year International Education Week will be held October 31 through November 4, 2022. Photo contest award winners will be announced at the President's International Education Reception on November 3. One photo can be submitted in each category: landscape, portrait, and cultural. Please complete the form below and email it to by October 21. Any student, staff, or faculty member at Wright State can participate. Voting will take place the week of October 24.