The Center for Global Education (CGE) serves not only as the “hub” for study abroad and international students, but also provides opportunities to support and learn through events on campus.
International Education Week — March 24th – March 31st, 2023
Click here to see this year’s calendar of events!
One of the newest traditions to come to Wheaton is the International Bazaar. With nearly 200 international students (nearly 12% of the whole campus) here at Wheaton we are provided with the perfect opportunity to demonstrate cultural appreciation within our small community.
The multi-faceted event includes informational tables, food tasting, music and dance performances from students groups and ending with an international fashion show.
Everyone in the Wheaton and Norton area is invited to participate in the celebration through sharing samples of your home country’s food, clothing, music, dance, language, arts and crafts and more. During the day people can simply stop by to learn and experience facets of other peoples’ cultures and traditions.
Eye on the World Photo Contest
Every year, the Center for Global Education offers the Eye on the World Photo Contest! Photos can be taken abroad or in the US. Open to students, faculty, and staff. Prizes for best photos (for students only)!
Here are some photos from previous years.
Through these events, and more, we hope to continue to inspire and cultivate intercultural awareness and understanding throughout our campus and beyond.
Did you know that Wheaton students, faculty and staff may request funding for global events on campus? Worldfest is a longstanding Wheaton tradition that helps to bring cultural events to the wider campus community and is an important means of achieving global learning goals through cross-cultural programming.