International Education Week

International Education Week (IEW) 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.

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Event: Christ the Redeemer: “A national cultural identity”
Date: Monday Nov. 16th
Time: 6pm
Location: Sandia
Description: Assistant Professor of Management at ENMU, Wlamir Xavier from Brazil, will present about the cover the historical aspects of Rio de Janeiro, the construction of the statue, facts about the monument, and cultural aspects.


Event: Taj Mahal: “Symbol of love”
Date: Tuesday Nov. 17th
Time: 2pm
Location: Sandia
Description: Priyanka Errawalla, a graduate assistant at international office from India, will talk about history of Taj Mahal, why is it considered as symbol of love, fun facts and information about how it became one of the wonders of the world.


Event: Machu Picchu: “Chasing Rainbows”
Date: Wednesday Nov. 18th
Time: 2pm
Location: Sandia
Description: CEO of P.R.O.G.R.A.M.s, the Career Advisor for ENMU’s TRiO SSS/CSP program, Ms. SueB, will focus on her experiences with three shamans during an amazing visit to the Sacred Valley and Machu Picchu.



Event: The Great Wall: “From military fortress to world wonder”
Date: Thursday Nov. 19th
Time: 2pm
Location: Pecos Room
Description: ENMU International Club Officer and Education major sophomore, Kexin Wang, will present about the history behind the magnificent Chinese Great Wall. She will share fun facts, legends, historical information and cultural traits that have made of the Great Wall one of the most famous man-made monuments in the history of mankind.


Event: Mexico: Chichen-Itza: “A Mayan tour around Chichen Itza”
Date: Friday Nov. 20th
Time: 3pm
Location: Pecos
Description: Beatriz Dominguez, Lisseth Galdamez, Jennyfer Macias, Marcela Ovilla and Jessica Morales, 21-year-old Mexican exchange students from CONAHEC invite you to explore the beauty of this Prehispanic City and amazing culture and history.