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Events celebrate International Education Week

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International Student Services at Missouri Western State University will celebrate International Education Week with a series of events that are free and open to the public.

Welcome to America: International Student Simulation, 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 13, Hoff Conference Rooms, Blum Student Union 218-219

How do you become an international student in America? Find out in this simulation. Navigate offices, finances, forms and exams, then ask questions from a panel of international students.

Tea and Talk, 3-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14, Blum Student Union room 210

Meet international students while sampling teas and snacks from around the world and play intercultural games.

International Fair, 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, Fulkerson Center

Always a popular intercultural event, the International Fair gives our international students an opportunity to share their delicious food, lively performances and beautiful traditional clothing with the community.

International Education Week, Nov. 13-17, is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. It is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education.

Missouri Western State University is a comprehensive regional university providing a blend of traditional liberal arts and professional degree programs. The university offers student-centered, high quality instruction that focuses on experience-based learning, community service, and state-of-the-art technology. Missouri Western is located in St. Joseph, Mo., and is committed to the educational, economic, cultural and social development of the region it serves. Visit

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