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September 28, 2009

UPJ schedules events throughout International Education Week



Passport processing also will be available. Handmade goods from Central America will be available for purchase, with proceeds being used to support relief efforts there. Donations also will be accepted for Operation Smile; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Student Union.


• “How to Prepare for an International Career”: Pitt-Johnstown career counselors Victoria Biter and Angela Boyd will provide students with important information and considerations for exploring career opportunities in foreign countries; 1 to 2 p.m., 240 Krebs Hall.

• “Life in a Village: How College Students Can Study, Learn, and Work in Africa”: Dr. Eric Schwerer, associate professor of writing, will share the joys, challenges and reflection that both writing and service-learning can provide; 2 to 3 p.m., 140 Krebs Hall.

• “Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union – A Student’s Perspective”: Students Consolee Uwizeyimana and Polina Valitova will share their experiences while growing up abroad and will discuss what life is like there today; 3 to 4 p.m., 240 Krebs Hall.

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