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Intl. Education Week is Nov. 13-17

Nov 08, 2017
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

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Join the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business as we celebrate International Education Week (IEW), Nov. 13-17, 2017. The worldwide event is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate international education and exchange.

At Smith, more than 10 events are scheduled throughout the week to celebrate our global mindset. Events include an alumni panel on Global Competencies for the 21st Century Workplace and an International Coffee Hour. Students who are interested in learning a language or taking part in a global internship can attend an information session to find out how to incorporate these classes into their schedule.

To learn about the benefits of a global mindset and international education, take a look at U.S. Department of Education’s video featuring the managing director of the Center for Global Business at the Smith School, Rebecca L. Bellinger. “International Education Week is the perfect opportunity to engage with fellow students, faculty, and staff in the Smith School to demonstrate just how globally-minded we are as a community,” says Bellinger. “The entire university is invited to join us in Van Munching Hall for a week of globally-themed events and programs.”

This year, the Smith School will highlight international research and thought leadership at the Smith School by using #SmithKnowsGlobal on social media. The Smith community will also showcase student mobility programs and the global reach of alumni by using #SmithGoesGlobal.

For a complete schedule of IEW events and to RSVP, click here.

Join the conversation. #IEW2017 #SmithKnowsGlobal #SmithGoesGlobal

International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Departments of Education and State that celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. To find out more about the initiative, please see the official IEW website. International Education Week at the Smith School is sponsored in part with funding from a Title VI grant from the U.S. Department of Education known as the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER).

About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business 

The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, specialty masters, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.