The University of the Ozarks International Office is presenting a series of events to spread global awareness and opportunities throughout the campus as part of Global Week 2016, scheduled for Feb. 15-20, on campus.
The week-long event will include talks and workshops by international entrepreneur Dennis Schwieger as well as information sessions for students about the university’s partnerships with foreign universities in Ghana, South Korea, Paris and Turkey.
The series begins at 11 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 18, when Schwieger presents a talk in the Boreham Business Building titled, "The Alternative to Stealing Watermelons." Schwieger will also present three workshops on global entrepreneurship for students during the week. Another one of the highlights of the week will be a talk at 5 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 16, from special guest KB Tandoh on the study abroad opportunities in Ghana for U of O students.
Global Week 2016 will conclude on Saturday, Feb. 20, with a Global Festival where the university’s international students will have the opportunity to share food, drinks, customs and traditions from their respective countries in the Rogers Conference Center. There are approximately 80 international students from 13 countries currently enrolled at Ozarks.
Topics: Student Events