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Team Iran chef Mohammad Moasher Ziad and Team Iran member Mohsen Mohseni Moghadam interact with the judges during the fifth annual International Cook-Off hosted in the Kent State Ballroom on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.

Thailand wins fifth annual International Cook-Off second year in a row

Kaitlin Siegel November 20, 2014

Hungry faculty and students gathered in the Student Center Ballroom on Thursday night, eager to sample a variety of international cuisine at the fifth annual International Cook-Off.Six teams representing...

Fulbright Specialists celebrates their accomplishments abroad

Kaitlin Siegel November 19, 2014

The Fulbright Specialist Celebration and Lecture will feature former Fulbright Specialists from the College of Education, Health and Human Services who will speak about their experiences around the world...

SALSA’s ‘Latin Night’ promises an evening of ethnic music, dance

Kaitlin Siegel November 19, 2014

Students will have the opportunity to learn authentic Latin dances at the Spanish and Latino Student Association’s Latin Night on Friday, Nov. 21 in the Twin Towers Studio A from 6:30 to 8 p.m.“Members...

International Artwork Showcase to feature student paintings, drawings

Kaitlin Siegel November 18, 2014

Artwork from Kent State’s international students will be featured on the second floor of the Student Center on Thursday, Nov. 20.Annie Cima, a senior human development and family studies major who works...

Preparing for Kent State’s fifth annual International Education Week

Kaitlin Siegel November 13, 2014

Students will have the opportunity to learn about diverse cultures during Kent State’s fifth annual International Education Week, Nov. 17 through 21.Ediz Kaykayoglu, assistant director of Education Abroad,...

Desnee Stevens, assistant director of international student and scholar services, speaks to international students about Optional Practical Training workshops after graduation in Heer Hall on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014.

Office of Global Education helps international students apply for professional experience after graduation

Kaitlin Siegel November 6, 2014

The Office of Global Education offers workshops for international students to learn how to apply for jobs after graduation and extend their stay in the U.S. through a process called Optional Practical...

Cultural Café serves up insights into Russia and Venezuela

Kaitlin Siegel October 28, 2014

Russian and Venezuelan international students showcased their country’s culture, history and food Tuesday, Oct. 28 as part of the Office of Global Education’s Cultural Café series on the Kent State...

Associate Lecturer Traci Williams speaks at the Diversity Redefined event in the First Energy Room, October 22, 2014.

JMC students and faculty discuss issues of race and diversity in the media

Kaitlin Siegel October 22, 2014

Faculty and students from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (JMC) met the night of Wednesday, Oct. 22 to discuss the changing state of diversity and race in the media and in the world, at...

Panel member Jennifer Kulics discusses important educational topics during the Ukrainian Higher Education program Thursday, Oct. 9 2014.

KSU welcomes Ukrainian delegates, shares ideas about western teaching methods

Kaitlin Siegel October 9, 2014

Five delegates from Ukraine visited Kent State on Thursday as part of their Northeast Ohio college tour. Interested in learning more about the American education system, the delegates listened to a panel...

Students watch a presentation on the history and culture of Inda at KSIMs India Night in the Williamson Alumni Center on Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014.

India Night promotes cultural awareness

Kaitlin Siegel October 1, 2014

The Kent State International Mentors celebrated India Night on Tuesday, Sept. 30 at the Williamson Alumni Center.The night featured presentations by Amulya Vanga, an applied mathematics graduate student,...

Pam Souza, 34, of the Sho-Jo-Ji Japanese dancers, performs a traditional Japanese dance at Asian Fest on Risman Plaza on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014.

Festival celebrates Asian culture on Risman Plaza

Kaitlin Siegel September 25, 2014

Students experienced and celebrated Asian cultures on Thursday at the Asian Fest held in Risman Plaza from 4-7 p.m.A free event sponsored by the College of the Arts as its annual Fall for the Arts program,...

Ediz L. Kaykayoglu, Assisstant Director of the Education Abroad Office of Global Education, meets with students who have studied abroad to teach them how to use their experience to further their careers.

Students search for international opportunities

Kaitlin Siegel September 17, 2014

Kent State students were invited to attend the Study Abroad Fair on the second floor of the Student Center Wednesday, Sept. 17, where a wide array of study abroad programs, internship and volunteer opportunities...

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