Arcadia Hosts Virtual Events in Celebration of International Education

By Caitlin Burns | November 13, 2020

International Education Week is a collaboration between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to advocate international education and cultural exchange worldwide and encourage students to adapt to global environments.

The Office of International Programs and the Office of Study Away will host several events Nov. 17 through 23 for International Education Week:

International Cooking and Baking Contest
Monday, Nov. 16 to Thursday, Nov. 19
Submit your favorite international dish as part of the Office of Study Away’s International Cooking and Baking Contest in support of Arcadia’s International Education Week and Empty Bowl Benefit Dinner. It can be an international dish from a family recipe, your favorite treat from study abroad, or any personal must-have!

Entries, which must include the recipe and at least one photo, can be submitted through this form. Winners will be awarded a $25 visa gift card. For each entry received the Office of Study Away will donate to Empty Bowl, which supports organizations fighting hunger and homelessness. 

Submissions will be posted to ArcadiaKnightsAbroad Instagram account on Friday, Nov. 20 for voting. Winners will be announced on Saturday, Nov. 21. This contest is open to current students, alumni, faculty, and staff. If you have any questions, please email us at

Peace Corp Pre Information Session
Thinking about joining the Peace Corps after graduation? The best way to strengthen your application is to enroll in the Peace Corps Prep Program. Come and learn more during this session. 

Global Learners & Leaders: Arcadia Alumni Panel—The Impact of Study Abroad
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 8-8:30 p.m.
Passcode: 843215 
Join this panel discussion and learn first hand from Study Abroad alumni about their experience and the effect it has had on their lives post-Arcadia. 

Phi Beta Delta International Honor Society Induction 
Thursday, Nov. 19, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Members of the Arcadia University community will be inducted into the Epsilon Kappa Chapter of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society, which recognizes scholarly achievements in international education. 

Modern Languages Digital Scavenger Hunt
Monday, Nov. 23, 3 p.m.
Students who have taken a Spanish, French, and Italian language course at Arcadia University can participate in teams or solo in this virtual scavenger hunt around their households based on the language they’ve taken. The winning teams will receive Wawa gift cards.