BLOOMINGTON – Ivy Tech Bloomington observed International Education Week Nov. 12-16 with educational activities, a documentary, a poetry reading, and more.

On Nov. 13, students, faculty and staff read poetry in English and other languages. International students shared their experiences during a panel discussion moderated by Ben Grimwood, international student academic advisor.

On Nov. 14, the non-narrative documentary Samsara, which offers imagery from around the world, was screened in the afternoon. This activity was organized by the Phi Theta Kappa student honor society.

On Nov. 15, students learned about various international education resources available at Ivy Tech.

All week, students participated in an international library contest and interactive world map. In the library, students wrote about their favorite movies featuring global locations to be entered into a prize drawing. Students wrote and pinned photos and stories onto an interactive map of the world to show where they have traveled and where they would like to visit.

About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.