Harford Community College plans for International Education Week

November 11, 2007

Harford Community College will celebrate International Education Week tomorrow through Friday to showcase the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

The public is invited to participate in the college's events, which include:

Tomorrow: The Multicultural Student Association will give "tours" of a Flags of the World display from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Center, Globe Cafe.

HCC President James LaCalle will lead a re-dedication ceremony for the international flags flown across the HCC campus at 1 p.m. in the front entrance of the Student Center.

A film screening and discussion of Pan's Labyrinth will be held at 2:15 p.m. in the library, Room 303.

Tuesday: Steve Hart, vice president of EF Educational Tours in the College Study division, will discuss "Why Study Abroad?" at 11 a.m. in the Globe Cafe.

Hart will hold a workshop on "A Guide to EF College Study Tours" for faculty and staff at 3:45 p.m.

Nahid Tootoochi of Towson University will present "Beneath the Surface: Iran's Graphic Design Evolution" at 7 p.m. in Joppa Hall Room J115.

Wednesday: Film screenings and discussions of La Strada will be held at 11 a.m. and Monty Python and the Holy Grail at 2:15 p.m. in Room L303.

The Student Art Gallery in Joppa Hall will host a reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for the weeklong exhibit featuring the work of HCC's international students.

At 7 p.m., institutional research analyst Yuliya England-Malikova will present a lecture, "Russia Ever-Changing: Overview of 20th-Century Russian History and Culture," in Edgewood Hall, Room 132.

Thursday: A campus-wide luncheon, with a menu to recognize HCC's international students, faculty and staff, will be held in the Globe Cafe.

All week, the library will hold a Global IQ Contest. Individuals can participate by visiting the HCC library home page or the Reference Desk on the second floor. Prizes will be awarded. An international education display will be exhibited on the second floor.

Posters from students in SOC 102 (Social Problems) will be on display in the Globe Cafe. Highlighted topics will include poverty, health care, education performance, unemployment, drug use, greenhouse gas emissions, crime and teenage pregnancy. A different social issue will be displayed each day of the week.

Information: 410-836-4408.

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