Lone Star College Cy-Fair hosts International Education Week
The Lone Star College Cy-Fair is hosting the joint International Education and Global Entrepreneurship Week celebration until Thursday, Nov. 18.
With a theme of Global Connections, international-themed activities kicked off on Monday with a study abroad panel discussion and reception. Today provides a glimpse of the world through food samples in International Cooking Demonstrations from noon to 2 p.m. in the Health Science Center, room 105.
Also set for today is Diana Velardo, an LSC international student graduate and current chair of the Houston Coalition Against Human Trafficking, who will be speaking from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Conference Center, rooms 151-152.
On Wednesday, three professors will provide insight into Korea and Russia in their presentation "Education Across the Globe" from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Conference Center, room 151.
As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, LSC-Cy-Fair Business Department will host a group of local business people who will facilitate a panel discussion from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Conference Center, room 153. Then Thursday, the second annual Student Entrepreneurship Award winner will be announced during the International Extravaganza.
The international celebration culminates Thursday with three events: An "Around The World International Extravaganza," from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the College Center; Professor and international explorer Bobby Obrien's discussion of the Lisa See's book "On Gold Mountain" at 1 p.m. in the library, room 215; and Professor Matt Turner presentation of an international film about the aboriginal culture at 7 p.m. in the library, room 131.
Throughout November, the library will celebrate international education with International Month books, maps and posters displays, an International Country of the Month display and the Reflections of Study Abroad photo contest winner display.
For information on International Education Week, contact Claire Phillips at 281-290-3967 or go to LoneStar.edu/ips. For information on Global Entrepreneurship Week, contact Ruben Howard at 281-290-5233.
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