International Celebration

The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey will host an International Celebration featuring speeches, discussion groups, international food, vendors and much more on Friday, March 23, 2012 at the Campus Center and D-Wing Gallery.

At 9:00am, an International Flavors Breakfast will be followed by the plenary address by Small Business Administration’s Edward Haddock. His topic, “Global Business Opportunities,” will be followed with breakout sessions including faculty perspectives, visual and performing arts, teaching multiculturalism K-5, crafts workshop and a student-filmed documentary.

“The International Celebration is a continuation of our 40th Annual Anniversary of Excellence in education, said India Karavackas, Director of Stockton’s Office of International Services. “ We will be highlighting past and present scholarly activity of faculty and students, as well as incorporating the multicultural programming efforts of the Atlantic City public school district. There is really something for everyone to enjoy; we’re very excited about this event, which will be replicated annually in some form during International Education Week.”

Following an International Flavors Lunch, a Keynote address will be given by Susan Sutton from the Association of International Education Administrators. The Sovereign Avenue 7th and 8th graders will perform a Dragon Dance.

Afternoon breakout sessions will include: study abroad, study tours, international careers workshop and Books Without Borders.

Korean artwork by Professor Jung Han Lee will be exhibited and will be available for sale in the D-Wing Atrium.

Additional features include an “International Olympics” competition of table tennis and billiards, and internationally-themed craft booths.

Proceeds from the event benefit the international scholarship fund at Stockton.

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