International Education Week

This year, Limestone's International Education Week is November 18 – 22, 2019.

About the Week:

International Education Week is a week of events at Limestone that promotes and celebrates international exchange worldwide. Our goal is to promote communication between different cultures at The University and to help develop global-ready Limestone graduates.

International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education as part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.

The week offers various activities to students, faculty and staff that promote international exchange, cultural competence, and dialogue.

Calendar of Events:

Limestone’s International Education Week is a week of events celebrating all the ways Limestone students, faculty, and staff are involved in international exchange worldwide. You will find more information about how to get involved and event details below.

Monday, November 18 – Friday, November 22, 2019

Taste the World
Breakfast: 7:15 am – 9 am
Lunch: 11 am – 1:30 pm
Dinner: 5 pm – 8 pm
Stephenson Dining Hall

We are kicking off and celebrating International Education Week 2019 with Taste the World. Stop by the Stephenson Dining Hall and enjoy samples from our international buffet.


Art Department: "Tacky Tourists or Cultural Collections" Exhibit
8:30 am - 5 pm

Tacky Tourists or Cultural Collections is a campus-wide collaborative installation of the things we collect and gift while abroad in the Granberry Gallery.

Monday, November 18

International Education Week Scavenger Hunt Contest
8 am

Limestone has nearly 100 international students and this is your opportunity to get to know a little about them and their cultures. Students must email a picture of THIS FORM to Dr. Jack Knipe at in order to be eligible. Be the first or second person to email it and you win! Only current students are eligible and the deadline is 11:59 pm on November 21. Here are the prizes:

  • 1st place: $20.00 gift card to your choice of Starbucks or Zakary’s
  • 2nd place $10.00 gift card to your choice of Starbucks or Zakary’s

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Fair Day
9 am – 2 pm
Winnie Davis Hall of History

Come join our international students as they celebrate different cultures from around the world! Limestone's international students will have stations set up throughout the Winnie Davis Hall of History beginning at 9 am and concluding at 2 pm.

Students, vote for the most interesting presentation. The student with the winning presentation wins a $20 gift card.