Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Office of International Education will host a
variety of events, all open to the community, during International Education
Week October 15 through October 19.
events include a naturalization ceremony on October 19 at 11:00 a.m. at the
Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex, which will include more than 70
persons taking the oath of citizenship. The ceremony, free and open to the
community, will include remarks from IUP President Michael Driscoll. IUP music
major Benjamin Strong will sing the “Star Spangled Banner” and “America the Beautiful”
during the ceremony.
International Education Week is a joint initiative between
the United States Department of State and United States Department of Education
to promote cross-cultural awareness, prepare students for a global environment
and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange
experiences in the United States.
Funding for the week’s events is provided by the Office of International
Education and IUP Student Co-Operative Association.
This year, IUP has more than 700 international students from some 55
All events are free, unless otherwise noted.