International Education Week to Celebrate Scholastic Achievement, Cultures, and Global Knowledge

By Caitlin Burns | October 26, 2016

The Office of International Affairs will host several events Nov. 14-18 for International Education Week, a collaborative effort between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote international education and cultural exchange worldwide and encourage students to be more prepared for a global environment.  

Tuesday, Nov. 15
Phi Beta Delta Induction Ceremony: Grey Towers Castle, 5:30 p.m.

Phi Beta Delta recognizes scholarly achievement in international education. Arcadia students must have a 3.2 GPA and have studied abroad for at least 6 weeks in an academic program while at Arcadia to be eligible.

Wednesday, Nov. 16
Modern Language Scavenger Hunt: Easton Hall, 3 p.m.

Teams of language learning students will scour campus for places, people, and objects in their target language.

Celebrating Cultures: Commons Great Room, 6 p.m.

Enjoy food and performances as you explore the many cultures of Arcadia’s students, faculty, and staff. Those interested in sharing their culture should contact OIA at

Thursday, Nov. 17
Cultural Voice Open Mic Night: Black Box Theater (Dining Complex), 7 p.m.

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to present and celebrate stories, poetry, and songs of various cultures. To participate, contact OIA at

Friday, Nov. 18
International Quiz Bowl, Grey Towers Castle, 3 p.m.

Gather a team of 4 to 6 players and enjoy quizzo with an international flair. No pre-registration necessary. Prizes will be awarded to the winning team.

For more information, contact the Office of International Affairs at