Green Club Audits Trash and Highlights Importance of Recycling

Green Club Audit Shows Importance of Recycling

Did you know that November 15 was America Recycles Day? According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “in 2013, Americans generated about 254 million tons (U.S. short tons…) of trash and recycled & composted over 87 million tons of this material, equivalent to a 34 percent recycling rate…. On average, Americans recycled and composted 1.5 pounds out of our individual waste generation rate of 4.4 … Continue reading Green Club Audit Shows Importance of Recycling

Alexandria Hosts Successful International Education Week

During the week of November 14 to 18, the Alexandria Campus offered events that inspired engagement, creativity and a desire to learn. As the world grows smaller, international events that commandeer daily news programs are a constant reminder of global connectedness. The U.S. Department of Education promotes international education programs in schools, colleges and universities that build high levels of worldwide understanding and expertise. For … Continue reading Alexandria Hosts Successful International Education Week

Alexandria Celebrates International Education Week 2016

International Education Week is an opportunity to experience our diverse world in all of its uniqueness. The Alexandria Campus provides the ideal setting to bring people from all backgrounds together in a peaceful learning environment. As our world grows smaller, international events that commandeer the daily news programs are a constant reminder of global connectedness. The U.S. Department of Education promotes international education programs in … Continue reading Alexandria Celebrates International Education Week 2016

International Education Week at Loudoun

International Education Week at Loudoun

The Loudoun Campus International Education Week (IEW) events were a huge success. Sessions had strong attendance and the feedback was stellar. There were three unique events each day, starting Monday with the International Potluck and ending the week with Sanjay Mishra’s Guitar Concert and Dance Performance by Tehreema Mitha, with “Let’s Learn a Language” sessions occurring Monday through Thursday. Tuesday and Wednesday’s Tai Chi education and practice … Continue reading International Education Week at Loudoun

Russian Fulbright Scholar Speaks at Loudoun

Russian Fulbright Scholar Speaks at Loudoun

Smack dab in the center of International Education Week (November 16 to 20) events on the Loudoun Campus was “All About Russia” – a cultural view of music, dance and even authentic food typical of a Russian party. Dr. Maksim Mokeev, his wife and daughter entertained a packed house in the Higher Education Center’s event space. Mokeev is a Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence from the Stolypin Volga … Continue reading Russian Fulbright Scholar Speaks at Loudoun

Loudoun Celebrates International Education Week

Loudoun Celebrates International Education Week

During International Education Week, the Loudoun Campus erupted with a spirit of diversity and interculturalism. Students dressed in their ethnic clothes, wrote on the campus peace wall in many languages, tweeted pictures and comments with #LOglobal, and learned about 13 world languages. The celebrations included a variety of organized events that allowed students, faculty, staff and the Loudoun community to engage in a rich global experience. … Continue reading Loudoun Celebrates International Education Week