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Creating Opportunities for TTU Students
to Interact With the Community
The K-12 GEO program is part of TTU's Office of International Affairs, which also oversees international student services, education
abroad, and international research and development. According to
Coleman, the program allows TTU students, especially the more
than 3,000 from abroad, and faculty an opportunity to interact with
the larger community. It also gives community members a chance
to interact with people from different parts of the world.
"One of the most important things has been the benefit for
international students. It's helped our international students feel
more connected to the university and to our community," Coleman says.
Priyanka Kumari is a graduate student in computer science from

Local kids learn about holiday customs from around the world

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India. As president of the India Student Association (ISA), she has
participated in several presentations on Indian festivals such as Holi
and Diwali, and demonstrated henna tattoos. "Sharing Indian culture is something that the ISA as a team...values a lot. Our K-12
sessions have been very interactive, and the kids have been very
responsive," she says.
In addition, TTU faculty have been able to integrate community
outreach into their classes. German Professor Marlene Selker and
her students host an annual Weihnachten celebration to introduce
around 500 local K-12 students to German Christmas traditions.
"The event allows our students and faculty to present themselves and their work to the local community. (My students) love
to share their passion for German language and culture. We always
have volunteers to lead groups in singing German songs, teach

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of International Educator - January/February 2017

From the Editor
In Brief
Voices
Act Globally
Tradition and History
Health and Insurance
Education Abroad
International Enrollment
View From Out Here
In Focus
International Educator - January/February 2017 - Cover1
International Educator - January/February 2017 - Cover2
International Educator - January/February 2017 - 1
International Educator - January/February 2017 - From the Editor
International Educator - January/February 2017 - 3
International Educator - January/February 2017 - In Brief
International Educator - January/February 2017 - 5
International Educator - January/February 2017 - 6
International Educator - January/February 2017 - 7
International Educator - January/February 2017 - 8
International Educator - January/February 2017 - 9
International Educator - January/February 2017 - 10
International Educator - January/February 2017 - 11
International Educator - January/February 2017 - Voices
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International Educator - January/February 2017 - 14
International Educator - January/February 2017 - 15
International Educator - January/February 2017 - Act Globally
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International Educator - January/February 2017 - Tradition and History
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International Educator - January/February 2017 - Health and Insurance
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International Educator - January/February 2017 - 41
International Educator - January/February 2017 - Education Abroad
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International Educator - January/February 2017 - International Enrollment
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International Educator - January/February 2017 - View From Out Here
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International Educator - January/February 2017 - In Focus
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