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    Calendar

    Event Date Time Location
    OPT Workshop Nov. 18 4 pm 3100 Centennial
    Cultural Coffee Hour: History Nov. 25 4 pm Hall of Nations
    OPT Workshop Dec. 1 4 pm 1200 Centennial
    Cultural Coffee Hour: Holidays & Traditions Feb. 11 5 pm Hall of Nations, Centennial Hall
    Study Abroad Fair Feb. 12 11 am - 2 pm Port O'Call, Cartwright Center
    Cultural Coffee Hour: Urban Legends Feb. 24 5 pm Hall of Nations, Centennial Hall
    Cultural Coffee Hour: Sustainability & The Environment Mar. 11 5 pm Hall of Nations, Centennial Hall
    Cultural Coffee Hour: Travel Mar. 25 5 pm Hall of Nations, Centennial Hall
    Cultural Coffee Hour: Current Events & Social Media April 15 5 pm Hall of Nations, Centennial Hall

    Cultural Coffee Hours

    • Facilitated by international students and study abroad alumni, Cultural Coffee Hour is a space to engage in global conversations on a specific topic. Faculty, staff, students and community members are all welcome to join the event, have a cup of coffee or tea and share their perspective. 
    • Presentation formats vary by topic and could be a round table discussion or an individual presentation. 
    • If you are interested in being a facilitator or presenting during Cultural Coffee Hour, please contact Miranda Panzer at mpanzer@uwlax.edu or Katie Van Wyk at vanwyk.kati@uwlax.edu

    Cultural Poster Boards – Will be posted in the Global Village at Eagle Hall.

    • Create a bulletin board involving some aspect of your country or culture. One person per board.
    • In order to diversify the bulletin boards, we would like to limit country representation. Only one country per month please!
    • Sign up at OIE and make sure to review the bulletin board guidelines before you begin. (1 Global Link Point)

    Global Fridays – Various Fridays throughout October, November, February, March and April. Transportation provided during fall semester.

    • Join a 6th grade class at a local middle or elementary school and introduce your country to the students. Additional information on presentations will be provided.

    International Panels for Classes (UW-L & La Crosse School District). Dates and times to be determined by requests from faculty.

    • Share your culture and knowledge with students. Emails will be sent to international students with specific details after a request has been made.

    Requests from Faculty and the Community. Dates and times to be determined.

    • OIE receives requests from faculty/staff and community members for international students to share their culture.
    • Some specific requests may include a native dance, language, craft, sport, etc. Emails will be sent to international students after a request has been made.

    Miscellaneous Requests. E-mails will be sent to international students with specific information.  Students seeking to earn Global Link Points for an event not advertised for Global Link Points can do so by filling out this form and getting approval from OIE.