International Education Week
Monday, Nov. 12 – Friday, Nov. 16
GGC presents a campus-wide dedication to international learning with a full week of informational and educational events each fall and spring semester.
- Discover international music, poetry and film.
- Test your global knowledge in the daily quiz competition.
- Exchange language and culture at student-led world language tables.
- Hear past Education Abroad adventures and learn about current educational opportunities that prepare Grizzlies to thrive in a global environment.
- Learn from GGC’s international faculty voices, sharing their research and personal experiences about political issues around the globe.
International Education Week (November)
International Education Week (IEW) recognizes 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 prepares students for a global environment and attracts future leaders from abroad to study, learn and exchange experiences.
Global Awareness Week (April)
Global Awareness Week celebrates diversity in a weeklong exchange of ideas, language, culture and experiences shared by faculty and students, representing one of the most diverse college campuses and counties in Georgia.
Explore More International Learning
GGC offers a host of international learning opportunities that build intercultural competence and skills, adopting a solid multicultural and global mindset that's crucial to a holistic college experience.
International Events and Activities
- Brazil-US Relations in Populist Times: Trade, Security, and Multilateralism
- Oct 30 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
- IEW 2018: Enhance Your Career with a Certificate in Latin American Studies
- Nov 12 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
- IEW 2018: Cultural Knowledge through Selfies
- Nov 12 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
- IEW 2018: World Language Tables
- Nov 13 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
- IEW 2018: Study Abroad: 10 Things You Need to Know
- Nov 13 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
- IEW: World Music and Poetry
- Nov 13 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
- IEW 2018: International Film Showcase
- Nov 14 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
- IEW: World Language Tables
- Nov 14 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
- IEW 2018: International Thanksgiving Feast and Study Abroad Fair
- Nov 15 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
- IEW 2018: International Tea and Rituals
- Nov 15 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
- IEW 2018: Higher Education in the U.S.: A view from overseas
- Nov 15 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
- IEW 2018: Funding Opportunities for Study Abroad
- Nov 16 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
- Global Voices: Perspectives from various countries
- Dec 13 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM