International Education Week 2021

The Center for International Education and Global Strategy is celebrating the importance of international education and the global connections shared by UAlbany students, faculty, staff, and alumni around the world by observing International Education Week 2021 (IEW), the week of November 15-19, 2021.

IEW was created created by the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of State as a joint initiative designed to promote international education and foster inter-cultural understanding.  IEW's mission is particularly relevant in 2021 which, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, has been upturned by global health concerns and travel restrictions.

International Education Week 2021 Schedule

Monday, November 15
Photo Contest: Submit your entry by 5PM on Monday, November 15, 2021
IEW21 Photo Contest Take a selfie or have a friend photograph you in your favorite place on one of UAlbany's campuses.
Email photos to [email protected].
The winning photos will be announced at the Dean's Coffee on November 16, 2021 at 11AM in the Science Library Atrium.

ALSO, Sign up Today to share your talents at the Cultural Connections Festival on Friday, November 19!
E-mail [email protected] or [email protected]  to register or for more information.
Tuesday, November 16
Coffee with the Dean: 11 AM to 12 PM | Science Library Atrium
IEW21 Coffee with the Dean Come have a cup of coffee or tea and sweet treats with the Dean for International Education, Dr. Gilbert Valverde.  While you are here, pick up a commemorative bookmark with your name written in many languages.
Fulbright U.S. Student Program: 2 PM to 3:30 PM (ONLINE)
IEW Fulbright You are invited to a group presentation about opportunities for U.S. citizens to pursue graduate and professional studies, research, and to teach English abroad. Register Today!
Meet with Immigration Art: 9:30 AM to 4 PM AND 6 PM to 8 PM | Virtual
IEW Immigration Art 9:30 AM to 4 PM
Meet 1-on-1 with Attorney Arthur Serratelli.
By appointment only.
Email: [email protected] to schedule an appointment.  

6 PM to 8 PM | Virtual
Immigration Art Employment Visas Workshop
Zoom Link for Visa Workshop

Wednesday, November 17
Movie Night: 7 PM to 9PM | Lecture Center 12
IEW21 Movie Night Join us for a film Screening of The Agronomist, a documentary about Haitian radio journalist and human rights activist, Jean Dominique, creator of Haiti’s first independent radio station.

The screening will begin with a special presentation by UAlbany’s Haitian Student Association.  
Guest Discussion Facilitator: Dr. Alejandra Bronfman, Department Chair, Latin American and Caribbean Studies  
Refreshments Provided.
Thursday, November 18
ISSS Thanksgiving Dinner: 5 PM -7 PM | Campus Center Assembly Hall
IEW21 Thanksgiving Dinner Advanced registration required, $5 per person
Booked - Waiting List Only
Friday, November 19
Cultural Connections Festival: 6pm-8pm | The Great Hall
IEW21 Cultural Connections Festival