MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. | The Green
Join the College as we celebrate this year’s Helping Hands Across America campaign with our annual “Soup Kitchen.” This year’s lunch will have a Latin flare. The cost will be $5 per person, and $3 of every meal sold will be donated to our Helping Hands Campaign to be used to purchase food for the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida.
The Marketplace will be closed for lunch.
International Service Brown Bag Lunch for Faculty
Noon–1 p.m. | Bieberbach Reed Room, Cornell Campus Center
Micki Meyer, the Lord Family Director of Community Engagement, and Giselda Beaudin, director of international programs, will lead an informal discussion on ways OCE and IP can best support faculty who are interested in international service-learning opportunities.
7th Annual International Photo Contest Exhibit Opening
4:30–6 p.m. | Olin Library, Main Floor Lounge Area
Photographs offer an entry to the landscape, people, cultures, customs, and history of places around the world. Captured by Rollins students, faculty, and staff, the entries allow you to visit the places fellow Tars have traveled. During the opening, you will have the opportunity to view all entries and vote for the best photograph while enjoying refreshments from the Caribbean. Photos will be on display all week in the Olin Library on the main floor lounge area. Continue to vote throughout the week. One vote per day, per person.
Study Abroad: Alumni Perspectives
6–7 p.m. | Library Meeting Room, Olin Library
A panel of Rollins study abroad alumni from a variety of programs will speak about their experience and answer questions you have about studying abroad while at Rollins.
Free pizza will be served.
Dinner in Skillman—featured dish from Morocco
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13
IEW CultureFest 2012
11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. | Skillman Dining Hall & Darden Lounge, Cornell Campus Center
Come celebrate diversity at Rollins during a festival that showcases the fellow classmates’ cultures through dance, music, and interactive activities. As part of the festivities, the Annual Flag Recognition in Skillman Dining Hall will present flags representing Rollins’ international student population and cultural organizations will represent and discuss their cultures at informative and interactive booths.
Opportunities with JET and the Peace Corps
2–3 p.m. | Office of Career Services, Room 114, 170 W. Fairbanks
Learn about opportunities to live and work abroad after you graduate. Jenifer Ruby, director of international student & scholar services, and Dwan Adams, a Peace Corps representative, will offer advice on how to prepare and apply for the Peace Corps and the Japanese Exchange and Teaching Programme (JET).
Huānyíng guānglín Rollins: An Evening of Chinese Conversation & Culture
4–6 p.m. | Elizabeth Lounge, Elizabeth Hall
China may get news coverage for having the largest population on the planet and being a major international powerhouse, but it’s also country rich with history and tradition. Join native Chinese speakers and our Chinese language learners for conversation, activities, and dinner and to learn more about the Middle Kingdom.
Peace Corps Information Session
5:30–6:30 p.m. | Library Meeting Room, Olin Library
Gain life-defining leadership experience while living overseas. Since 1961, the Peace Corps has shared with the world America’s most precious resource—its people. Volunteers serve in 76 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, the Pacific Islands, and the Middle East. Peace Corps volunteers live, learn, and work with a community overseas for 27 months, providing technical assistance in six program areas: education, youth and community development, health, business and information and communications technology, agriculture, and environment.
To learn more about the Peace Corps and how to apply, stop by the information session and get your questions answered.
Lunch in Skillman—featured dish from Brazil
Dinner in Skillman—featured dish from Austria
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14
Diwali: A Festival of Lights
7:30 p.m. | Skillman Dining Hall, Cornell Campus Center
A Hindu celebration, Diwali means “row of lamps” in Sanscrit. Known as the Festival of Lights, Diwali is the most popular of all festivals from South Asia. As part of the festivities, followers light small clay lamps filled with oil to signify the triumph of good over evil, light over darkness, and knowledge over ignorance. Join us in a reaffirmation of hope, a renewed commitment to friendship and goodwill, and a religiously sanctioned celebration of the simple—and some not so simple—joys of life. Food, entertainment, and a prayer service will be provided.
Lunch in Skillman—featured dish from Argentina
Dinner in Skillman—featured dish from Philippines
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15
A Conversation with Martin Luther King III
12:30 pm | Knowles Memorial Chapel
As the son of Martin Luther King, Jr., Martin Luther King III has taking a stand against injustice in his blood. A global humanitarian, he offers unique insight into the civil rights battles being waged every day. Through his lecture, King calls attention to global injustices and the steps needed to make equality for all not just a dream, but a reality.
Rollins World Cup Soccer Tournament
3–6 p.m. | The Green
Which country will be this year’s World Cup champion? Find out as students and organizations team up to represent different countries and compete in Rollins’ version of the World Cup. This annual event is co-sponsored with athletics and intramurals.
Lunch in Skillman—featured dish from Estonia
Dinner in Skillman—featured dish from Zimbabwe
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16
Lunch in Skillman—featured dish from Russia
6–9 p.m. | SunTrust Auditorium
Crossing Borders is a documentary that follows four Moroccan and four American university students as they travel together through Morocco. The relationship between the Muslim and Western worlds has been cast as a “clash of cultures:” a war between civilizations in which one is destined to prevail over the other. But is this so? What are the real attitudes and viewpoints of ordinary Americans and ordinary Muslims?
IEW is made possible thanks to student performers, student volunteers, and the following supporters:
International Student & Scholar Services
Marketing & Communications
Office of the President
Sodexo Dining Services
Winter Park Institute
Co-chair, International Student & Scholar Services
Co-chair, International Programs
All events are free and open to the Rollins community. Parking is available in the SunTrust Garage on Lyman Avenue. For more information please contact: International Student & Scholar Services at 407-691-1158, International Programs at 407-646-2466, or stop by the offices located on the 2nd floor of Carnegie Hall.