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International Education Week at SUNY Plattsburgh Nov. 14 - 18

PLATTSBURGH, NY __ An International Fair and International Jeopardy are two of the events planned during International Education Week at the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh Nov. 14 - 18.

The International Fair will kick off the weeklong celebration on international diversity on Monday (Nov. 14) from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Angell College Center Lobby. Numerous international student clubs at SUNY Plattsburgh will be featured during the fair, which is sponsored by International Student Services and is free and open to the public.

On Tuesday, students will engage in a rousing game of "International Jeopardy" at 7:30 p.m. in the Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center. Based on the well-known television game show, students in International Jeopardy will match wits with one another. This event is also free and open to the public.

A very special presentation is planned for Wednesday, Nov. 16. Mark Pendergrast, author of Uncommon Grounds: Coffee and How it Transformed Our World , will give a presentation at 4 p.m. in the Hyman and Frances Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall. Fair trade coffee will be served during this free lecture, which is sponsored by the International Education Office.

A National Issues Forum, "By the People - Americans' Role in the World," will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, in the Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center. Invited participants will lead a discussion in this open and public forum to examine a wide range of public policy issues. This program is sponsored by the SUNY Plattsburgh Honors Program.

International Education Week winds down with a Study Abroad Discussion Panel at 12 noon on Friday, Nov. 18, in the Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center. This discussion is sponsored by the Study Abroad and Exchanges Program.
For more information, contact Dr. Bryan Higgins, director of International Education, at 518-564-2406.

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