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International Education Week

International Education Week

International Education Week | Nov. 14 - 18

Join NWACC in celebrating International Education Week (IEW) and learn about the benefits of international and multicultural education! Events begin the week of November 14th! International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education. 

Event Schedule

Sustainable Agriculture, Native Plants and Perennial Grains
A Discussion with Aubrey Streit Krug from The Land Institute

Date & Time: November 14th, 12 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: Student Center, room 108

About: Director of Ecosphere Studies Dr. Streit Krug at The Land Institute in Kansas holds an interdisciplinary discussion on the future of agriculture in the context of globalization and climate change. The Land Institute is a science-based research organization working to develop an alternative to current destructive agricultural practices. The work is dedicated to advancing perennial grain crops and polyculture farming solutions.

Speaker Bio: Dr. Aubrey Streit Krug holds a BA in English and communications from Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas, and an MA and PhD in English and great plains studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. As an undergraduate she served as a communications intern at The Land Institute. Aubrey is drawn to how The Land Institute is based on an educational premise: people can and do learn from wild plants and ecosystems, and how unabashedly this organization plays the long game.

Study Abroad with NWACC

Date & Time: November 16th, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Location: Student Center, room 225

About: NWACC's Study Abroad faculty and staff will present the various opportunities for international travel experiences for college or professional development credit. 


Online International Film Festival

Date & Time: Ongoing throughout the week.
Location: Online

About: The NWACC Library prepared a database of international films for the college community to screen. They are organized by continent and country. View database of films.​

Silent Auction

Date & Time: Ongoing throughout the week. 
Location: Student Center, room 108

About: View a variety of items at this silent auction. Proceeds raised from this event will benefit international programs and the International Student Scholarship Fund. 



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