International Education Week 2013 - Rock Creek

For more information, contact Rachel Krueger | Office of International Education

Rock Creek Campus events

Two-Hour World Tour

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 12 noon - 2pm, Building 3 Mall, Sponsors: ASPCC Student Leadership

Celebrate the international diversity of PCC! Students will showcase their cultures and countries with information tables, music, food, traditional attire, and live entertainment. Stop by and stay as long as you can!  

Travel to Jordan, Spain and Morocco

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 1-2pm, Building 3 TLC, Presenters: Walter Morales and Stephanie Yorba

Join PCC faculty members as they each talk about their recent CIEE travel experiences to Jordan (Walter) and Spain/Morocco (Stephanie). You’ll hear about their experiences and see some photos and also learn about how they are each taking what they learned abroad and integrating it into their work at PCC.  

HI Tea

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2-4pm, Building 9 Library, Facilitator: Luke Givens

Come join us for tea and a conversation around race in the United States. This is a space for students to have an informal discussion about how race has affected their transition to the U.S. Refreshments will be served.

Malala Yousafzai and Education for the World’s Women

Thursday, Nov. 14, 12 noon - 1:30pm, Building 9 Event Center, Facilitators: Marlene Eid and the Women’s Resource Center

The Women’s Resource Center will host a viewing of the recent ABC interview with Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani student and activist who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012. After watching the interview, students and staff will host a brief panel discussion about education in other countries and access to education for women.  

Speed Culturing

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2:30-4:30pm, Building 9 Event Center, Facilitators: Morgan Lindberg and Cynthia Thornburgh

Come learn about the cultures of other PCC students at a fast paced and fun session of speed culturing with a musical theme! All are welcome to participate.  

Talk Time World Café

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2-4pm, Building 3 Room 223, Facilitators: Roxanne Chulufas-Richardson and Perri Schodorf

Would you like to meet new people and exchange language & culture? Stop by and grab a cup of coffee and a cookie, chat, make new friends, learn about other cultures, and even practice your English skills in a relaxed setting! This group meets each week to practice conversing in English about a different theme. Designed for ESOL students, this Café is open to the public. All are welcome!  

International Fashion Show

Thursday, Nov. 14, 7-9pm, Building 3 Theater, Room 114, Sponsors: Multicultural Center Equity Ambassadors

Come learn about the cultures of our diverse students at PCC Rock Creek! This year’s talent show will feature documentary video clips of students who will describe similarities and differences between the U.S. and their countries of origin. Several students will also represent their countries in traditional attire. Come prepared to be impressed!

Student Development in Spain and Morocco

Friday, Nov. 15, 11am - 12 noon, Building 3 TLC, Presenter: Narce Rodriguez

Come travel vicariously through Narce Rodriguez as she shares about her experiences in Spain and Morocco with CIEE this year. Hear about what she learned and how she is integrating it into her work at PCC.  

International Celebration Dinner - Birthdays Around the World!

Friday, Nov. 15, 6-8:30pm, Building 9 Event Center, Sponsored by the Office of International Education

Join us for the closing event of this year’s International Education Week! It’s a birthday bash, complete with dancing, entertainment, and a full dinner. Tickets are $5 each and are on sale at the Office of International Education beginning in late October. For questions, call 971-722-5615 or email oie.activities@pcc.edu.