August 19, 2021 Newsletter

All Majors

We look forward to starting the school year with you!

International Studies Career Workshop
October 23, 4:00-6:00p.m., location TBD
Mark your calendars to attend this workshop, where International Studies alumni speakers will share advice about summer internships, first jobs, and careers.  Co-sponsored by Sigma Iota Rho.

New Sigma Iota Rho Officers
Welcome to the 2021-2022 officers, President Kasey Pukys, Vice President Serene Pierce, Secretary and Treasurer Lelia Durand, and Adjunct Liaison Karuna Lakhiani.

Advising Appointments
If you would like to meet with Professor McMann at the beginning of the semester, you can sign up for an appointment here.  Meetings will be by Zoom.

No Standard Office Hours
Throughout the semester email Professor McMann for an appointment; she will not have standard office hours due to pandemic restrictions for her building.

One World Day
August 29, 11:00a.m.-6:00p.m., Cleveland Cultural Gardens
Celebrate different cultures, with special performances held at the Centennial Peace Plaza. This event is free to the public.

International Studies Graduate Wins Fulbright Award
Read about Kimberly Osbern ’21 and her Fulbright award to conduct research in Moldova.

Asian Lantern Festival
August 19-September 5, 6:30-10:30p.m., Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Drive or walk through Asian lantern displays and live performances. Purchase online tickets in advance for $20 each.

State Funeral
August 21 5:00p.m., August 22 4:00p.m., Cinematheque
This documentary captures new-found footage of the funeral and “farewell” to Joseph Stalin. Tickets are $8 for those under 25 years old.

Middle East
Lebanese-Syrian Food Festival
August 21 12:00-10:00p.m., August 22 12:00-7:00p.m., Saint Maron Catholic Church
Attend this festival showcasing Lebanese and Syrian music, cuisine, and dance.

The International Studies Program does not endorse or sponsor the fellowships, internships, jobs, and other opportunities listed in the newsletter. Students are encouraged to evaluate them. During the COVID-19 pandemic, follow all government and public health restrictions and advice when taking advantage of these opportunities. CDC information and resources appear here