International Education Week 2020



Office of Global Engagement, Stockton University

November 16-20, 2020

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International Education Week (IEW) 2020 Event Schedule 


 9:30am-10:30am  |  Webinar

2020 IIE (Institution of International Education) Open Doors Annual Data Release


The annual ECA-funded Open Doors report is a definitive survey on international and U.S. higher education student mobility. The briefing offers the public and members of the media access to the newest data available from the annual ECA-funded Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, published by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Report highlights will include survey results on international and U.S. student mobility, the top sending and receiving countries, and statistics on student demographics.

The Open Doors 2020 Data Release will be live streamed at 9:30-10:30am ET.  Representatives from the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Institute of International Education will release findings from the 2020 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. 



11:30am-12:30pm | Zoom


Integrating and Engaging Languages and Cultures Into Your Courses and Programs (Workshop for Faculty)


The panelists invite faculty and staff to discuss two questions: How do you see your courses/programs can integrate and engage languages and cultures to bring benefits to your students?  How can we align our programs' goals with the University's Mission on Global Perspectives? With an open conversation, we aim to present some examples and practices to answer these question. 

All faculty-led program leaders, program coordinators, and faculty who are interested in langauges and cultures are welcome! 

Dr. Arnaldo Cordero-RomanAssociate Professor of Spanish; Dr. Javier Sanchez, Associate Professor of Spanish; and Dr. JY Zhou, Interim Director of Global Engagement and SIO



4:30pm-5:30pm | Zoom

Fulbright Awards Information Session for Students and Faculty 

Target audience: Students, faculty, staff, and community members. 



Led by the United States government in partnership with more than 160 countries worldwide, the Fulbright Program offers international educational and cultural exchange programs for passionate and accomplished students, scholars, artists, teachers, and professionals of all backgrounds to study, teach, or pursue important research and professional projects. 


Dr. Robert Nichols, Professor of History and Stockton's Fulbright Program Adviser, will share information and experience for students and faculty on how to apply for the Fulbright Student and Fulbright Scholar Programs. Contact for details. 


11am-2pm | 

Join the Virtual Fair


Virtual Education Abroad Fair 


Please Click Here for the Stockton UniversityVirtual Education Abroad FairWebpage. 

Confirmed Participating Exchange Universities and Organizations are: 

  • Academic Programs International (API)
  • AIFS Abroad
  • CIS Abroad
  • Kaya Responsible Travel
  • ISA: International Studies Abroad
  • SAI Programs
  • Semester at Sea
  • Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia (Watch the Info Session recording)
  • Universidad del Sagrado Corazón, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • University of Florence (Università degli Studi di Firenze) - School of Economics and Management, Florence, Italy
  • University of Nürtingen-Geislingen (HfWU), Nürtingen, Germany



2:30pm-3:30pm | Zoom 

Post-COVID Faculty-Led Programs: What should we consider?  (Workshop for Faculty)

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Learn about short-term global experiences from WorldStrides. We will explore how to create an educational experience abroad that aligns with faculty learning objectives in a post-COVID world!

Amanda Arnold
Program Development Manager, Custom Programs, WorldStrides

Watch the Recording here


4:30pm-5:30pm | Zoom

Grant and Scholarships in Education Abroad for Faculty and Students 

In this session, the Office of Global Engagement will share several education abroad grant and scholarship opportunities for faculty and students, including Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Programs for Faculty, Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship, Gilman Scholarship, Boren Scholarship and Fellowship, etc., and many scholarship opportunities. 


11:30am-12:30pm | Zoom

Peace Corps Celebrates International Education Week: Education Programs


Do you have or are you working towards a 4-year degree in any subject? Are you interested in teaching internationally? Education and English-teaching volunteers are needed to address global education and training needs at grassroots levels.

Join us at this education-focused information session to learn about Volunteer experiences, ask questions about service, and gain tips to guide you through the application process.

Sarah Price
Regional Recruiter, Peace Corps
Returned Volunteer, Rwanda 2016-2018

Watch the Recording here

12:45pm-1:45pm | Zoom  

Virtual and In-Person Internships in Africa, Asia, & Latin America

Kaya Responsible Travel 
Looking for an international internship to gain real-world experience in your field? Join us to learn about Kaya's virtual and in-person internships tackling global issues in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. With 250+ sustainable social, environmental and economic initiatives in 30+ countries, Kaya has placements across a wide variety of academic areas and will match you to the perfect placement.

In this session, we'll share examples and show you what a virtual experience looks like in Ecuador, Morocco, South Africa, Vietnam, and Thailand!

Watch Kaya's Intro Video:

Learn more on Kaya's website:

Laura Smith
University Relations and Customized Groups Manager, Kaya Responsible Travel


Watch the Recording Here

11:30am-12:30pm  |  Zoom

Clearing the Smoke: Medical Cannabis Conversations across Borders (Workshop for Faculty)


Admisiones UABC 2018 | Trámites México

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This session is co-developed and promoted by Stockton University and Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico

This session will share how to develop and design a student research collaboration on medical cannabis between Stockton University and Universidad Autónoma de Baja California in Mexico in Fall 2020. We will also discuss the opportunities to invite more faculty from various disciplines to participate in this project.  


Dra. Flores Monsivais, faculty in the Medical School, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California

Adalberto Avelar García Rojas, Analista de Cooperación Académica, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California

Robert Mejia, Adjunct Faculty, Stockton University 

Dr. JY Zhou, Interim Director of Global Engagement and SIO, Stockton University 


Join us if you’re interested in pairing your courses with global partners. Read more COIL projects on Students collaborate with peers around the world.

Watch the Recording Here


12:30pm-1:30pm | Zoom 

Stockton World Language Tables

A welcoming and no-pressure environment to practice world language skills and communicate with students from Stockton's global partner institutions



2:30pm-3:30pm | Zoom

World101/Council on Foreign Relations (CFR): Free Resources to Develop Global Perspectives in Curriculum and Co-Curriculum (Workshop for Faculty)


The panel will introduce a new digital resource available for Stockton to use in any discipline: World 101:

  • 11 modules in Global Era Issues:Globalization, Terrorism, Climate Change, Nuclear Proliferation, Migration, Cybersecurity, Global Health, Covid-19, Trade & Investment, Currency & Monetary Policy, and Development.
  • 6 modules in Regions of the World: The Americas, Europe, Middle East & North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, South & Central Asia, and East Asia & the Pacific.
  • 4 modules in How the World Works ... and Sometimes Doesn’t:Building Blocks (sovereignty, nationalism, self-determination, etc), Forms of government, Global Governance, and Conflict.


  • Tina Zappile, Associate Professor of Political Science, Stockton University 
  • Charles Hopkins, Director, Teaching and Learning, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Irina A. Faskianos, Vice President for the National Program and Outreach, Council on Foreign Relations
Join us to see how to integrate these valuable and free digital resources into your courses, programs, and activities!


Watch the Recording Here 


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4:30pm-5:30pm | Zoom

COVID-19 Lockdowns and the Environment 

Dr. Tait Chirenje, Professor of Environmental Studies

Globalization Lecture Series (Collaborating with Global Studies Minor)



 12:30pm-1:30pm | Zoom 

Challenges and Updates of International Education: Policies and Practices 

In this session, we will share several recent updates on the policies and practices of international students and scholars, education abroad, curriculum internationalization, and global partners. 


Immersive and Interactive VR 360° Virtual Study Abroad Programs


Study Abroad Association: The Ultimate Resource for Study Abroad

Making a Global Education Accessible to All

The innovative, immersive 360° GLM platform features self-paced, interactive 360° Global Learning Materials that can be used to internationalize the curriculum and provide all students and faculty access to international education, in an easy, effective, and engaging way, regardless of barriers.

Watch the Intro Video   |   Watch the Tutorial Video  |  Download the User Guide



360° Florence Virtual Walking Tour 

We’ll visit the most iconic monuments of Florence: the Duomo, the Baptistry, Medici Palace, Piazza della Signoria Square, Ponte Vecchio. We’ll learn about the history of the Medici family, their economical fortune and artistic interests; we’ll talk about the Pazzi Conspiracy and the Black Death; we’ll discover the history of Florentinian poets like Boccaccio and Dante, architects like Brunelleschi, artists like Leonardo, Michelangelo, Cellini, and travelers like Amerigo Vespucci.


It would be greatly appreciated if you can share your feedback from using this virtual VR tool. Your feedback is very beneficial in helping us achieve our goal of choosing and developing the perfect global education learning tool for you. Here is the link to the 360° Global Learning Materials survey.  Let us know if you have any questions at


#IamIcan Study Abroad Campaign

The purpose of this campaign is to celebrate our students’ identities, break the myth of who can study abroad, and empower our students to study abroad.   


To participate, it is very simple:

  1. Fill out the #IamIcan poster
  2. Take a selfie
  3. Share with us at or connect with us at #StocktonOGE on @stockton_oge (Instagram) or @Stockton_OGE (Twitter) or @StocktonOGE (Facebook)

See our Stockton faculty and students:


Share Your Stories and Win a Prize

We want to hear your stories on global experience! Please share one of the following raffles, you will have the chance to win a prize from OGE: 
  1. A photo about your global experience and 
  2. A social media post with the tag #StocktonIEW2020.

Your stories will be shared with in Stockton's IEW page. You will be notified about the prize during and after the International Education Week. The prize will be water bottles, mugs, luggage tags, etc.

Thank you for sharing, and we look forward to reading your stories!