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International Education Programs and Events

International Convocations

International convocations at Bridgewater College invigorate connections between the local community and the global community. In order to facilitate this, Bridgewater College schedules a variety of programs, including films, speakers, presentations, and travel experiences are offered, and these programs deal with a plethora of important social issues.

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Spring Semester

Peace Week (details TBA)

Tuesday, February 4
9:30 a.m., Cole Hall
Young Alumni Series: Heather Galang’08 “A Voice Lost in the Crowd: The Story of the People of Burma"

February 5-14
Spanish Film Festival
Co-Sponsored by the Center for Cultural Engagement and the Center for International Education

Saturday, Feb. 8
Time TBA
Salsa Magic
Co-Sponsored by Eagle Productions and the Center for Cultural Engagement.

Wednesday, March 5
7:30 p.m., Carter Center
Co-sponsored by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Monday, April 14
7:30 p.m., Cole Hall
Alice Driver, Human Rights Activist

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International Festival

Bridgewater has a long tradition of involvement with the Harrisonburg International Festival. Students can volunteer to run a booth, assist in set up, participate in one of the many cultural outreach activities, or just enjoy this day-long celebration of cultural diversity!