International Education Week at MCCC
week of November 12-16, the International Student Organization and the
International Student Services Office will be celebrating, “International
Education Week.” International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate
the benefits of education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative
of the U.S Department of State and the U.S Department of Education is an effort
to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract
future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the
The following programs have been planned at our college:
Monday, November 12, Cultural Quiz Bowl. Come and join us from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in SC108, and test your knowledge about other countries and their cultures.
Tuesday, November 13, Multi- Cultural Festival, 12 noon to 1 p.m.
in the Student Center. Stop
by the first floor of the
Thursday, November 15, “The Art of Belly Dancing.” This workshop will take place from 12:15-1:15 p.m. in PE119. Participants will learn the history of this traditional dance, and have an opportunity to have an introductory lesson from one of our International Students, who has studied Belly Dancing for three years.
12-16: In addition to these programs, the
International Student Services Office will be sponsoring the second “International
Film Festival” at our
Monday, November 12, “Shame.” This film, directed by Oscar winner Ingmar Bergman, probes the atrocities of war -- both internal and external -- as a young couple struggles to survive while the world around them crumbles into chaos.
Wednesday, November 14, “Maria Full of Grace.” This Colombian-American film, written and directed by Joshua Marston, is the story of Maria Alvarez, a 17-year- old Colombian girl, who discovers the ruthless world of international drug trafficking, and her mission becomes one of determination and survival that will carry her forward into a new life.
Thursday, November 15, “Gandhi, My Father.” This Indian film, directed by Feroz Abbas Khan, explores the troubled relationship between Harilal Gandhi, and his father, Mahatma Gandhi. This 2007 movie is based upon the biography “Harilal Gandhi: A Life” by Chandulal Bhagubhai Dalal.
Friday, November 16, “Central Station.” Inside
Please contact Amy, at ext. 3531 with any questions regarding the programs scheduled for International Education Week.