International Education Week

International Education Week

Welcome to the online guide for International Education Week 2015 at Missouri State University. Follow International Services on Facebook for updates on these and other great events.

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Study Away Art Exhibit

The Study Away Art Exhibition in Meyer Library includes student art made during Study Away programs in the summer of 2015. Students studied with Missouri State faculty in Florence, Italy and multiple locations in New Mexico, including the Acoma Pueblo Reservation.

Date: Friday, November 6th Cost: Free
Venue: Meyer Library Second Floor
Time: 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Tour of the Globe

Tour of the Globe transforms the Morris Center downtown into a global bazaar for an evening, allowing the Missouri State and Springfield communities to experience the diverse cultures represented by our students at Missouri State. Students showcase their home countries with traditional dress, food, dancing, games, art, and more. Visit the MSU International Services Facebook to view photographs from past years at the Tour of the Globe. In 2014, over twenty countries were represented at the event and we had over 800 MSU students and local community members who joined in on the fun at this free, open-to-the-public event.

Tour of the Globe Video

Date: Friday, November 6th Cost: Free
Venue: Jim D. Morris Center, downtown
Time: 5:00-9:00 p.m.

International Night with the Lady Bears

International students are encouraged to pack JQH Arena and cheer on the Lady Bears as they play Quincy in one of the first exhibition games of the season.

Date: Sunday, November 8th Cost: Free for students, community members may purchase tickets at
Venue: JQH Arena
Time: 2:05 p.m.

International Dance Night

Learn popular dances from all over the world at this international dance party, featuring styles of dance ranging from Bollywood to Salsa. Come learn some new moves for your next night out.

Date: Sunday, November 8th Cost: Free
Venue: PSU Ballroom East
Time: 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Stories from around the World

Stories Around the World is hosted by Missouri State Diversity and Inclusion as an opportunity for international and domestic students to network and build new relationships.

Date: Wednesday, November 11th Cost: Free
Venue: PSU Ballroom East
Time: 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Tales from Abroad: Study Away Student Panel

Study Away’s Tales from Abroad student panel is a great introduction to study abroad opportunities available to Missouri State students. Student panelists and hosts share their experiences and offer advice to attendees. Light refreshments served.

Date: Wednesday, November 11th Cost: Free
Venue: PSU Ballroom East
Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

International Game Night

Join the IPALs International Public Affairs Leaders in the PSU food court to learn games from around the world.

Date: Wednesday, November 11th Cost: Free
Venue: PSU Food Court
Time: 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.

English Language Institute International Luncheon

English Language Institute students, faculty, and staff host the 2nd annual ELI Union Club Luncheon as an opportunity for Missouri State faculty and staff to learn more about the ELI and the students they serve. Missouri State faculty and staff will have the opportunity to network with ELI students over lunch about their home countries, cultures, and academic goals at Missouri State.

Date: Thursday, November 12th Cost: $7.50
Venue: PSU Ballroom
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Faculty and Staff Cultural Awareness and Competency Panel

International Programs is excited to host a panel discussion aimed at developing cultural awareness and competency across the university. Geared to enhance advising and relational skills when interacting with international students, two speakers will focus on the Chinese and Saudi Arabian population. Other panelists will introduce Hofstede’s dimensions and provide resources to understand other nations represented at Missouri State as a faculty member and academic advisor.

Date: Friday, November 13th Cost: Free
Venue: PSU 313
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

37th Annual International Banquet & Show

The MSU Association of International Students presents their annual showcase with the theme of “Rhythm of the Nations” with international foods and performances by their members. Tickets on sale Nov. 2 in the PSU and Morris Center Suite 507 downtown.

Date: Saturday, November 14th Cost: $15 Students, $20 General Admission
Venue: PSU Ballroom & Theatre
Time: 5:00 p.m.


International Programs


International Programs

  • International Services
  • Study Away Programs
  • English Language Institute

Association of International Students

Department of Modern and Classical Languages

Multicultural Services

Office of Student Affairs

Student Government Association