For faculty members only. Facilitated by Nichole Lucas (IEP).
This workshop will provide straightforward ideas on how to help international students succeed with assigned writing in your classes, without sacrificing the expectations or rigor of the assignment. From short summaries to extended research papers, the tips presented will help you set up assignments so that your international students can best demonstrate mastery of the material in writing, and furthermore, have more motivation to turn in assignments on time.
For faculty members only. Facilitated by Jennifer Haan (Department of English).
This workshop focuses on teaching and responding to the written work of non-native English speaking international students. In the workshop we will focus on developing culturally and linguistically sensitive writing assignments for international students and discuss techniques for responding to and evaluating non-native English speaking student writers.
Breaking Bread is an intercultural program that brings international and American students together through the sharing of food. Breaking Bread is comprised of three interconnected events:
- Dinner #1 (March 13): American students demonstrate how to prepare traditional U.S. foods. Students share a meal.
- Dinner #2 (March 20): International students demonstrate how to prepare traditional foods from their home countries. Students share a meal.
- Dinner #3 (March 27): Participants will share in a meal in a student neighborhood house.
*Sign up at the UD Box Office in Kennedy Union.
Experience the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center with Housing and Residence Life’s Multicultural Programming Committee, the Office of Multicultural Affairs and Campus Ministry. The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center is located in Cincinnati, and has been visited by everyone from Oprah Winfrey to the Dalai Lama! FREE to sign up! The price includes transportation, admission and lunch/snacks. We will leave at 10 a.m. from in front of the UD Chapel and return by 4 p.m.
International Festival, co-organized by the Center for International Programs and the University of Dayton International Club, is a cultural and philanthropic event that features performances, informational booths, and food. The International Festival raises cultural awareness, empowers students and enhance cultural diversity on campus.
Conversation Groups bring Intensive English Program (IEP) students together with American students for informal conversations. You'll meet and talk with this diverse student group regularly to help international students improve conversational English and knowledge of American culture, and to help American students expand their global perspectives.
Jody Williams, winner of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize and chair of the International Campaign to Ban Landmines, will speak at this free and non-ticketed Speaker Series event that’s open to the public. Williams authored “Banning Landmines: Disarmament, Citizen Diplomacy, and Human Security,” as well as her recently released memoir, “My Name is Jody Williams: A Vermont Girl’s Winding Path to the Nobel Peace Prize.”