International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of 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. For more information, visit the official IEW website.
This year’s International Education Week will be held from Nov. 14–18, 2023! We hope you can join us throughout the week and be sure to check if an event is in person or via Zoom.
Tuesday, Nov. 14
Time: 1–2 p.m.
International Coffee Hour: Génesis Alvarez-Cortez
Presenter: Génesis Alvarez-Cortez
Location: RDMT 114
Description: Join Génesis, a first-generation Latina and transfer student(TMCC to UNR), as she shares her transformative study abroad experience in London, England. Explore her unique journey, which intertwines her cultural identity and the challenges faced by first-generation and transfer students studying abroad. Discover the cultural immersion, academic growth, and personal insights she gained while navigating London's historic streets. This event provides an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the intersection of identity and international education, making it a must-attend for those interested in global experiences and the stories of resilient students.
Time: 2:30–4 p.m.
Careers Representing America
Location: RDMT 256
Description: In collaboration with TMCC Career Hub, TRIO SSS presents *Antoinette Hurtado, the Diplomat in Residence of Southwest (Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico) U.S. Department of State. She will share her professional journey and give a presentation about all the U.S. Department of State's great opportunities such as internships, study abroad scholarships, and career opportunities.