CIP Events

Here is a list of upcoming events sponsored by the CIP.

CIP’s Pass the Torch | Sophomore Meeting

Dewing 103

CIP Peer Advisors and staff will explain how sophomores should go about applying for and understanding the financing of study abroad/away at K. We will have treats and Q&A during and refreshments after. Bring yourself and friends to this important meeting!

The Washington Center Study Away Info Session

Dewing 103

A representative from The Washington Center will be on campus on Tuesday of 5th week, October 11.

Join us for an information session 4:15-5:00 in Dewing 103 to learn more about this unique Study Away program.

If you can’t make the info session, feel free to stop by the Center for International Programs any time between 2:30 and 3:30 that day, to chat with the representative and ask her your questions.

The Washington Center study away program provides an opportunity for students to gain work experience while also earning academic credit. TWC partners with over 400 employers in Washington, D.C. in fields such as social justice, law, education, non-profits, medicine, journalism, diplomacy, business and politics. Students of all majors are encouraged to participate!

Global Hornets: Info Session

Dewing 103

Welcome and information session for 1st and 2nd year first generation students interested to study abroad.

Should I Stay or Should I Go Now? (First-Year Forum)

Light Fine Arts, Recital Hall

Join us for an exploration of what off-campus learning opportunities can look and feel like from a panel of people who have lived it. Through stories, critical insights, pictures, and a Q & A session, a mix of students, alumni, and K staff will reflect and report on their study abroad/away experiences- both meaningful and difficult aspects. Staff from the Center for International Programs and the CIP Peer Advisers will also provide basic information about program options and tips for the application process. First-Year Forum Group 2

Black, Abroad…and Back at K (First-Year Forum)

Hicks Intercultural Center

A panel of Black K students and/or staff will share their experiences studying abroad and navigating across varying countries, contexts, and communities. The panelists will share insights, challenges, and tips for students interested in hearing how they managed expectations, addressed instances of microaggressions, and confronted anti-Blackness around the world and within their groups. Light refreshments will be provided after event. First-Year Forum Group 2

Study Abroad & Away Fair

Hicks Banquet Room

Join CIP Staff, alumni, and program representatives in Hicks Banquet Hall to learn more detail about the programs you are most interested in. There will be light refreshments and life-sized Buzz the Hornet photo ops!!

Crossing Borders, Engaging Cultures (First-Year Forum)

Dewing 103

What is intercultural competence? Intercultural competence is an ability to behave and communicate effectively and appropriately with people of other cultures. Join us for a discussion about cultures and how you can begin to develop the skills needed to be successful in cross-cultural situations.  First-Year Forum Group 2