International Education Week Events

International Education Week 2019 Events 

November 18th-22nd 


November 18th, 11:00-2:00pm

Center for Global Engagement Information Tables 

Come join us in the Foster Business School and learn more about the Global Certificate Program, Study Abroad, and International Student Groups. 

Location: Mezzanine: Foster Business School 

Sponsored By: The McBride Center

November 18th, 2:30-3:30pm 

International Coffee and Tea Hour

Join us for a taste of teas and coffees from around the world including traditional snacks from different countries as well. Feel free to stop by on your way to class!

Location: Cashion Building - Atrium

Sponsored by: International Student Support Services

November 18th, 4:00-5:00 pm

Education in my Country: Panel discussion with International Students in Baylor & Beyond LLC

Baylor & Beyond Living-Learning Center is hosting a panel of international students who will share about the education systems from their home countries.

Location: North Russell Hall room 1403 

Sponsored by: Baylor & Beyond Living-Learning Center

November 18th, 5:00-6:00 pm

Global Certificate Mixer

Global Certificate students and friends welcome to come and enjoy a taco bar as well as hear more about certificate opportunities and win fun prizes!

Location: Cashion Building - Atrium

Sponsored by: Global Baylor

November 18th, 7:00-9:00pm

Movie Monday - "The Farewell"

Billi's family returns to China under the guise of a fake wedding to stealthily say goodbye to their beloved matriarch -- the only person that doesn't know she only has a few weeks to live. 

Throughout the semester, Baylor students and the Waco community are provided an opportunity to view the documentary or independent films that address important topics and issues within our world. Admission is FREE, but tickets for entrance are REQUIRED (unless noted otherwise in the detailed schedule listed below) and can be picked up at the Waco Hippodrome Box Office or Baylor Ticket Office.

Location: Waco Hippodrome 

Sponsored by: Multicultural Affairs 


November 19th, 3:30-4:30pm

*The Global Gateway Program: Overview and Impact

The director of the Global Gateway Program, Dr. Cornell Menking, will provide an overview of the GGP Program, its students, and the resources it provides to Baylor faculty and the community as Baylor becomes a more international campus.  All faculty are welcome; special faculty invitations were sent to the following key departments: Biology, Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Psychology, and Statistics. This event is also being offered Oct. 25, 2019 for those faculty who could not attend during IEW. 

Location: Cashion 311

Sponsored by: The Global Gateway Program 

November 19th, 5:00-6:30 pm 

Global Fellowships and Awards Info Session

The Office of Engaged Learning will provide an overview of international scholarship opportunities like the Fulbright, Rhodes, Marshall, and Boren Scholarships, as well as host a panel discussion from past winners of these awards. Afterward a small reception with snacks and a resource fair. 

Location: Hankamer Building: Kayser Auditorium 

Sponsored by: The Office of Engaged Learning 

November 19th, 7:00 pm

Baylor Women's Basketball Game - International Students - Student Org of the Game 

Come cheer on the Baylor Bears in basketball during International Education Week! The Center for Global Engagement will be the organization of the game and all international students attending the game will get free food and prizes. Fun for the whole family! Click here to register. For international students only. 

Location: Ferrell Center 

Sponsored by: International Student and Scholar Services

November 19th 6:00-8:00pm

 World Cinema Series: "Live Your Dream: The Taylor Anderson Story"

  Taylor was a young American who dedicated herself to teaching English to Japanese children.  She was living her dream right up to March 11, 2011, when the great earthquake and tsunami hit Tohoku region.  This is a story about all the young people who travel the world trying to make a difference. 

Location: Draper Building - Bennett Auditorium

Sponsored by: Modern Languages and Cultures Department - Japanese Division 

November 19th, 6:00-7:30 pm

Neighbor Night - Friendsgiving

Neighbor Nights feature different cultures and stories from students while we gather as neighbors to share a meal of different cultural cuisines...getting to know our neighbors, one meal at a time.

Location: Bobo Spiritual Life Center - Great Room

Sponsored by: Spiritual Life Department 

November 19th, 7:00-8:30 pm

Leadership Speaker Series: Alexander Jun and Christopher S. Collins

The Academy for Leadership Development brings national and international speakers to campus to introduce students to the diversity and complexity of leadership needs in contemporary society. Join us as we welcome Dr. Alexander Jun and Dr. Chris Collins to Baylor to discuss socially conscious leadership. Dr. Jun and Dr. Collins both teach Higher Education at Azusa Pacific University and have co-authored several books, including White Jesus: The Architecture of Racism in Religion and Education and White Evolution: The Constant Search for Racial Consciousness. 

Location: Cashion Building - Room 506

Sponsored by: Academy for Leadership Development 


November 20th, 4:00-5:00pm

Starting a Non-Profit in Africa

Sara Larios, the Founder/Director of UP Zambia, will discuss her path from law school to founding a non-profit in Africa and will address opportunities for law students to assist her with juvenile cases in Zambia.

Location: Sheila & Walter Umphrey Law Center

Sponsored by: Baylor Law School 

November 20th, 4:30-6:00 pm

Around the World in 80 minutes

Come join us for a tour of world languages and cultures in honor of International Education Week! You will have the opportunity to visit many different countries through short presentations given by our diverse faculty members to learn about their cultures and pick up a few important phrases along the way. 

Location: Draper and Old Main Buildings 

Sponsored by: Modern Languages and Cultures Department 


November 21st 3:30-4:30pm

*Do You Want to Lead a Study Abroad Program? 

Faculty who are interested in learning more about leading a Baylor Study Abroad Program should come to this session to hear more and meet the study, abroad advisors. Coffee and snacks will be served. 

Location: Cashion 102

Sponsored by: Baylor Study Abroad 

November 21st 4:00-5:00pm

Student Cultural Celebration

Global Gateway Students will be sharing their home cultures with domestic students. Come meet new friends, try new foods, and learn more about the world's cultures!

Location: Cashion Building: Atrium 

Sponsored by: The Global Gateway Program 

November 21st 4:00-6:00pm 

30th Anniversary Fall of the Berlin Wall event

Location: North Russell Residence Hall: Classroom 1403

Sponsored by: German Division and Baylor & Beyond Living-Learning Center 


November 22nd 10:00am-12:00pm

U-Break - International Brunch 

The UBreak program strives to remind students the importance of taking a break in the midst of their busy schedules to be in community with each other.

Held every 2 weeks in the SUB, students can enjoy a free breakfast and cup of coffee on us! Be sure to B.Y.O.M - Bring Your Own Mug and we'll store it for you for the year!

Location: SUB 1st Floor

Sponsored by: Student Activites

November 22nd 1:00-3:00pm

Brazilian Celebration

The Amazon Forest and its significance in our world, talk by Dr. Robert Doyle & Piano Recital of Classical Brazilian Composer Heitor Villa Lobos, by Ligia Tossato

Location: Bobo Spiritual Life Center - Great Room

Sponsored by: Modern Languages and Cultures: Portuguese Division

November 22nd, 7:00-9:00 PM

Korean Day

K-pop dance and vocal contest and a guest performance: a Korean traditional dance troupe from Killeen, Texas to celebrate the event.

Location: Cashion 5th Floor 

Sponsored by: Modern Languages and Cultures: Korean Division

* Faculty only sessions

Center for Global Engagement

Hankamer Academic Center, H 160.01
1428 S. 5th St.
Waco, TX 76798

One Bear Place #97012
Waco, TX 76798-7012

(254) 710-1461