Events & Activities

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Upcoming Events:

Fall 2021

International Education Week Events

International Education Week Events

International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. Many universities, embassies, international organizations, businesses, and community organizations take part in this annual celebration.

Monday, November 15 @ 5-7 PM in MyKitchen, Mills Dining Hall: Indian International Cuisine Night sponsored by SUNY Oneonta Dining Services

International Cuisine Night

Tuesday, November 16 @ 6-7:30 PM in the International Lounge, Hunt Union: Study Abroad Discovery Night

Study Abroad Discovery Night

Wednesday, November 17 @ 2-3:30 PM (Virtual on Microsoft Teams): Alumni Panel & Career Development Center Workshop - How to Use Your Global Experiences to Reach your Goals After Graduation

Global Alumni Panel

Thursday, November 18 @ 5-7 PM in MyKitchen, Mills Dining Hall: German International Cuisine Night sponsored by SUNY Oneonta Dining Services

International Cuisine Night

Thursday, November 18 @ 7-8 PM (Virtual on Microsoft Teams): UN Sustainable Development Goals Spotlight Series with SUNY Oneonta President, Dr. Alberto Cardelle

Spotlight Series

Friday, November 19 @ 3-4:15 PM in the Great Room, Lee Hall: Family Traditions Around the World & Holiday Season Celebration (with snacks and ornament making)

Family Traditions Around the World

Previous Events:

Photo of OPT info session flyer

OPT/CPT Info Session for International Students

Are you interested in gaining approved work experience off-campus, either for an internship or after graduation? Then join us for an Optional Practical Training (OPT) & Curricular Practical Training (CPT) info session to learn more about how and when you can participate in OPT or CPT!

February 11, 2021, 2:00-3:30pm - View Recorded Session

General Info Sessions

General Study Abroad Info Sessions

Are you interested in studying abroad? Are you curious about what international education options you have open to you? Then join us for a study abroad info session to learn more about how, when, and where you can study abroad!

February 17, 2021, 1:30-2:30pm

March 15, 2021, 3:30-4:30pm

March 29, 2021, 3:30-4:30pm

April 2, 11:30am-12:30pm

International Student Events

All Careers are Green and Global Careers - Professional Development Event for Student Interns

A free professional development opportunity for student interns and employees on campus to learn about how they can connect sustainability and global education with their internships and future careers and identify skills related to these two areas that can translate to any position.

February 19, 2021, 2-3pm

International Student Events

OGE Peer Mentor-Led Career Development & Job Search How-To

Are you interested in working on campus? Join Alyssa Carbone, OGE International Student Peer Mentor, and the Career Development Center to learn job search tips and how you can receive a job on-campus.

February 23, 2021, 5-6pm

International Student Tax info Session

International Student Tax Info Session

Learn about what tax documents are required of F-1 international students. Professor Li Luo from Hartwick College’s IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site (offers free tax filing services) will be joining us to explain the ins and outs of U.S. taxes and answer student questions.

February 24, 2021, 2-3:30pm

Trivia Night

Virtual Game Night with International Students

Join us for an International Student Game Night. ALL are welcome to join and meet some of our international students! We will be getting to know each other through fun Kahoot activities on Oneonta fun facts and pop culture

March 11, 2021, 4-5pm

Scholarship Information Session

Study Abroad Scholarships Information Session

Are you interested in studying abroad?  Are you worried that cost might be a prohibiting factor for you?  Then join us for a study abroad scholarships info session to learn more about the financial options that can help you pursue your international education!

The deadline for study abroad scholarships through SUNY Oneonta for Fall 2021 programs is Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 4pm.  Students can find the scholarship application on the OGE website under Funding Study Abroad.

March 31, 2021, 3:30-4:30pm

Arava Dialogue Project

The Arava Dialogue Project: Peacebuilding & Environmental Sustainability

Join Israeli and Palestinian-Jordanian alumni of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies (international partner of SUNY Oneonta) as they share stories of how dialogue reduces hostility among groups in conflict, deepens collaboration across differences, and fosters environmental peace building in the Middle East and beyond. This event is co-hosted by the Office of Sustainability and interested students will receive LEAD credit for their participation.

Please register ahead of time at the following link to attend and receive the event link:

April 1, 2021, 12:00-1:00pm

Study in Finland

Online Summer School with JAMK in Finland Info Session

Are you interested in gaining international education experience this summer? Join the Office of Global Education for an info session about Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences's virtual summer program: 'Leadership, Communication and Tourism'. Open to all majors, ideal for Business, Economics, Healthcare, Hospitality & Tourism, Music, Music Industry, Mass Communications, Communication Studies, Food Service and Restaurant Administration majors.

April 13, 2021, 3:30-4:30pm

Study Abroad Photo Contest

2021 Study Abroad Photo Contest

We miss traveling, and we know you do too! The Office of Global Education is excited to resume study abroad programs as soon as it is safe to do so. In the meantime, we want to see your favorite study abroad photos for inspiration for future travels! We are inviting students who studied abroad in the past 3 years to submit photos for consideration for a chance to win a prize and be featured on the OGE website!

For more information see the OGE Photo Contest Website.

Photo Contest Deadline: April 16, 2021, 4:30pm

SUNY COIL Info Session

SUNY COIL Global Commons Program Info Session

The SUNY COIL Global Commons Program is an opportunity to earn six credits over the summer, connecting you and your professors with collaborative projects and discussions around the world. As part of this virtual study abroad experience, you will become involved in contributing to solutions in support of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals! The program application deadline is May 3rd, so attend this helpful info session to learn more about this exciting opportunity!

April 19, 2021, 3:00 - 3:30PM

Speed Friending

Speed Friending!

Are you bored and looking to make new friends? Do you want to meet new people from all across our campus community? If so, come and join RA Alyssa's Speed Friending Event! We will be using a video call platform known as Glimpse. See the instructions for further details on how to join.

Use the following link to join the event using Glimpse: You can join the event using the link and event key as a guest (you do not need to make a Glimpse account). Just be sure to put your name and a fun fact about yourself in your profile. Then, you will be randomly matched with others who have joined the event for 4-minute intervals with icebreaker questions to get to know each other better. If you have any questions at all during the event or encounter any technical difficulties, just email

April 22, 2020, 8-9pm

Pre Departure Orientation

Pre-Departure Orientation

Are you studying abroad in fall 2021? Then join us for this mandatory pre-departure orientation so that we can set you up for success abroad.

April 28, 2021, 6-8pm

Farewell Party

Farewell and Recognition Party

Join the Office of Global Education in celebrating the end of the year, our graduating students and student employees, and say good-bye (for now) to friends and fellow classmates!

May 4, 2021, 4-5pm

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