Friday, November 14, 2014

Celebrate International Ed Week Nov. 17-21

logo header for the 15th Anniversary of International Education Week

International Education Week is an initiative led by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

Rio Salado is taking part in the week-long celebration by hosting a series of activities, special events and discussions at the headquarters in Tempe, AZ. There will also be daily, multicultural culinary delights from the Café @ Rio.

Here is a brief of activities we have in mind: 


Title: International Education Week at Rio Salado Nov. 17-21 - Description: Schedule of Events   Monday, Nov. 17th  Flags of the World Email Contest; open to all Rio employees, students, and District staff.  Irish Food Specialties in the Rio Cafe.  Tuesday, Nov. 18th  Presentation on German Culture by Dierk Seeburg, Director, German School Phoenix, from 11:30 am to 1 pm in the Rio Amphitheater, between the Tower and Hohokam Buildings.  German Food Specialties in the Rio Café.  Wednesday, Nov. 19th  Wear Your International Flair Day. Bring international cultures to life by dressing in the traditional style of your heritage or your adopted heritage.  Salsa Contest in the Rio Café Dining room from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Taste the entries and vote on your favorite salsa. Top three vote getters will receive prizes.  Mexican Food Specialties in the Rio Café.  Thursday, Nov. 20th  Presentation on the Culture of India by Harpreet Maan and Rashmi Kwatra from 11:30 am to 1 pm in the Rio Amphitheater between the Tower and Hohokam Buildings.  Indian Food Specialties in the Rio Café.  Friday, Nov. 21st  Cultures of the World Email Contest; open to all Rio employees, students, and District staff.  Pacific Islander Food Specialties in the Rio Café.


We encourage you to share your stories and photos on Rio Salado's Facebook page and the InternationalEdWeek page by using #RioSaladoCollege#PP2TW and #IEW2014

Check our blog for details about each day's events.

Want to learn more? Visit the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

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