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Centenary College Celebrates International Education Week

11/13/2013, 10:04 AM

Hackettstown, N.J. – Centenary College’s School of International Programs celebrates International Education Week this month by conducting 13 separate scheduled events, two of which are open to the public.

There will be a showing of the film “World Peace and Other Fourth Grade Achievements” at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. on November 15, 2013 at the Ferry Recital Hall.  Members of the community are invited to this opportunity, as well.  This movie focuses on an educational exercise that public school teacher, John Hunter, creates and participates in with his students called “the World Peace Game.”

Other innovative activities that are scheduled for the Centenary College community only include an International Thanksgiving designed to highlight many foods of the world where attendees have the opportunity to vote for their favorite dish; a Study Abroad Bingo Session; an information session about the Peace Corps; a film about Centenary’s Enactus Hopeleaf Project and more!

“It is important to offer our College community and beyond activities in honor of International Education Week,” says Dr. Joseph Linskey, Dean for the School of International Programs at Centenary College.  “These events are designed to appeal to a variety of audiences and acquaint them to diverse customs and cultures.”

About International Education Week

International Education Week 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 in the United States. - See more at: http://eca.state.gov/programs-initiatives/international-education-week#sthash.hmItV1IO.dpuf.

About Centenary College
Founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church, Centenary College’s academic program integrates a solid liberal arts foundation with a strong career orientation. This mix is designed to provide an educational experience that prepares students to succeed in the increasingly global and interdependent world.

Centenary College’s main campus is located in Hackettstown, N.J., with its equestrian facility in Washington Township (Morris County).  The Centenary College School of Professional Studies offers degree programs in three locations: Hackettstown, Parsippany and Edison, and at corporate sites throughout New Jersey.  The School of International Programs recruits international students for study at Centenary and Centenary students for study abroad.
 
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