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North Lake College Celebrates International Education Week

IRVING – North Lake College will celebrate International Education Week November 15 – 18 at the Central Campus. International Education Week offers students, staff and visitors a chance to celebrate the importance of international education around the world and to exchange culture, experiences and ideas with one another.

The celebration will kick off Monday, November 15, in the Gallery with "World Cup" coffee, music and conversation and will be followed by speaker Edward Retta, President of Cross-Cultural Communications, who will talk about the importance of international education. The week's festivities will continue on with speakers, student roundtable conversations, cross-cultural simulations, films and the popular Thanksgiving Pie Festival where students and staff from every background serve and share holiday pies.

This event is open to the public. The schedule for the week is as follows:

Monday, November 15:
10:30 World Cup, Music and Conversation, Gallery
11:30 Speaker: Edward Retta, President of Cross-Cultural Communications "The Importance of International Education", Gallery

Tuesday, November 16:
UNESCO: International Day of Tolerance
10:30 Thanksgiving Pie Festival, Cafeteria
12:30 International Film Sponsors, International Club, K216

Wednesday, November 17:
10:15 The Gillman, Scholarships for Study Abroad, Gallery
12:15 Cross-Cultural Simulations, C223

Thursday, November 18:
12:30 Student Roundtable, A346, A348, A368

North Lake College Central Campus is located at 5001 North MacArthur Boulevard, Irving, Texas, 75038.


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North Lake College is a member of the Dallas County Community College system. Educational opportunities are offered by the Dallas County Community College system without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, sex or sexual orientation.