Feb 18, 2014

International Awareness Month - What's happening this week? (2/18 - 2/21)

Aloha everyone,

I am writing this e-mail to share with you about what is happening with the International Awareness Month this week! Looking forward to seeing many of you there!

1) World Cafe:
When: Feb 19th (Wed) from 12:00 - 1:30
Where: [LRC 124B]                                   
What: KCC faculty members will share their travel abroad experiences. Refreshments will be provided.

2) KCC International Alumna Presentation:
When:  Feb 21 (Fri) from 12:00 - 1:30
Where:  [LRC 124B]
What: Our international student alumna from Okinawa, Ms. Megumi Chibana will share her Ph.D research on indigenous politics with focus on Okinawa and Hawaii.  "Island Future - RE-viewing Struggles of Okinawa and Hawaii."  Refreshments will be provided. Ms. Megumi received her B.A. and Master's degrees in Ethnic Studies and Political Science (respectively) after finishing her studies here at Kauai CC.  She is currently a Ph.D Candidate at UH Monoa in Political Science.

3) "Ethnomathematics on a Worldwide Voyage - Culturally responsive curriculum to college, career, and community readiness. "  - Dr. Linda Furuto, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education, University of Hawaii, Manoa.

What: "Defined as the intersection of culture, historical traditions, sociocultural roots, and mathematics, ethnomathematics encourage the investigation and adaptation of theses concepts within and outside of the classroom." If you are interested in topics such as, indigenizing curriculum, creating more culturally responsive curriculum, or interested in listening to what a seasoned researcher has to say, come to this workshop! This event is hosted by KCC Math Club and International Education Committee. Great food by Mark's Place will be provided!
Where: KCC Fine dining
When: Feb 21 (Fri) from 3:00 - 3:30 Reception and Refreshment, 3:30 - 4:30 Presentation, and 4:30 - 5:00 Q & A and Networking

Thank you, and have a great day!

International Education Coordinator

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