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Celebrate International Education Month at USF

See how USF is dedicating the month of November to its international education initiatives.


International Education Week is a joint initiative between the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of State. Since its start in 2000, this annual event has promoted experiences and opportunities for international education and exchange across the globe. It is celebrated in over 100 countries each November.

The University of South Florida will be celebrating throughout the month of November with International Education Month. With a rich international population of 3,975 students representing 138 countries, USF is proud to offer events showcasing the importance of international education and global partnerships. These events include an International lecture series, information sessions for study abroad programs and various campus activities promoting International cultures.

The highlight of this month's events is the International Festival held on November 19th. The festival, sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs and USF World, takes attendees on a trip around the globe in a single afternoon. The event includes food, music, and entertainment from different regions of the world, as well as the "Parade of Flags" led by USF's Herds of Thunder Marching Band.

Roger Brindley, Vice Provost and USF System Associate Vice President for USF World states, "the International Festival is such an important part of USF's commitment to global education. It's an event where all members of the USF community gather to celebrate opportunities that continue to grow abroad."

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