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International Education Week

Office of International Initiatives

Multicultural Programming

Groups Served
Collegiate, Faculty, Graduate, Other, Postbaccalaureate, Postdoctoral, Staff

Program Website
Visit the Program Website

Contact Information
Kimberly Henshaw
kgriffin25@gsu.edu

Address
30 Courtland Street SE
Atlanta, GA 30303

Building
Dahlberg Hall

Campus
Alpharetta, Atlanta, Buckhead, Clarkston, Decatur, Dunwoody, Newton

Funding

Institutional Funding (e.g., President's Office, Provost Office, College or Academic Unit, Departmental Funding)

Overview

Celebrate cultural diversity #TheStateWay during International Education Week. As a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, IEW celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange.

Benefits

The Colleges and Departments of Georgia State are encouraged to host events that celebrate global education and foster cross-cultural understanding.

Supplemental Materials

Not Applicable

Discipline Focus
Not discipline specific (University-Wide)

Diversity Group ( Social Identity)
Other, All

Race/Ethnic Group
Other, All

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
Fall 1999

Number Served
>10000

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Not Applicable

Self-efficacy Emphasis

International Education Week, by definition, is an inclusive week of activities that both highlights and shares multi-national and cross-cultural opportunities for all who are interested in participating and learning more.

Acknowledgement/Affirmation of Identity, Strengths, Needs

International Education Week, by definition, is an inclusive week of activities that both highlights and shares multi-national and cross-cultural opportunities for all who are interested in participating and learning more.

Examples of Inclusionary Practices and Activities

Additional Information

IEW is open to the entire Georgia State Community.

Participant Empowerment

Mentoring Components
Not Applicable

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

IEW is best when it is diverse and opens the door for opportunities for all major colleges and departments at the University to host an event and highlight their uniqueness.

Evaluation Methods
Not Applicable

Anticipated Participant Outcomes
Not Applicable

Outcome Milestones

Data from 2020’s IEW:
1318 Panthers participated in 22 IEW “Signature Events” in 2020. This was the first virtual IEW as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
20+ OII Staff supported university stakeholders with promotions, programming and logistics. 150+ graphic assets. 30+ website features. 100+ social media posts.​
75+ stakeholders from 8 colleges and dozens of units/departments helped produce IEW.

Key Performance Indicators

Data from 2020’s IEW:
95% of survey takers would attend IEW again and recommend a friend participate.

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 2: Multicultural Programming

Established
Fall 1999

Number Served
>10000

Research Routines, Responsibilities and Activities

Not Applicable

Please describe how your program addresses self-efficacy (one's beliefs in their own ability to execute behaviors necessary to perform) in its participants?

International Education Week, by definition, is an inclusive week of activities that both highlights and shares multi-national and cross-cultural opportunities for all who are interested in participating and learning more.

How does your program acknowledge or affirm individuals’ different identities, strengths, or needs?

International Education Week, by definition, is an inclusive week of activities that both highlights and shares multi-national and cross-cultural opportunities for all who are interested in participating and learning more.

Inclusionary practices/activities utilized in your program:

Additional Information

IEW is open to the entire Georgia State Community.

Participant Empowerment

Mentoring Components
Not Applicable

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

IEW is best when it is diverse and opens the door for opportunities for all major colleges and departments at the University to host an event and highlight their uniqueness.

Evaluation methods are used to substantiate the program’s outcomes:

Not Applicable

Anticipated participant outcomes for your program:

Not Applicable