Office of Global Education and Engagement

International Education Week

International Education Week serves as a reminder that college and university campuses play a special part in shaping the awareness of our role in the global village.  UNC Charlotte faculty, staff and students are encouraged to explore the value of education abroad, the richness that is brought into our classrooms and departments by international students and faculty, and the benefits derived from all international programs on campus.

42nd Annual UNC Charlotte International Festival

 Everyone from UNC Charlotte, the Charlotte community, and beyond are welcome to join us for the 42nd Annual UNC Charlotte International Festival!

The International Festival is centered around booths arranged in colorful marketplace style representing the cultures of over 50 nations.

The booths are staffed by UNC Charlotte international students and members of Charlotte's international community and feature art, crafts and costumes from each participating country. Many booths offer international food for sale.

International Speaker Series: Dr. Bernard Weinstein, Global Energy Expert

Bernard L. Weinstein is Associate Director of the Maguire Energy Institute and an Adjunct Professor of Business Economics in the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. From 1989 to 2009 he was Director of the Center for Economic Development and Research at the University of North Texas, where he is now an Emeritus Professor of Applied Economics.

International Speaker Series: H.E. Aung Lynn, Ambassador of Myanmar to the United States

Aung Lynn was appointed on July 18, 2016, as the ambassador to the United States from  Myanmar. It’s the first time in more than 50 years that a career member of the Foreign Ministry has held the post.

Aung Lynn’s early work was in geology. He has a bachelor’s degree in geology from the University of Yangon and joined his country’s government in 1982 as an assistant engineering geologist in the Ministry of Irrigation. The following year he moved to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

International Education Week

International Education Week serves as a reminder that college and university campuses play a special part in shaping the awareness of our role in the global village.  UNC Charlotte faculty, staff and students are encouraged to explore the value of education abroad, the richness that is brought into our classrooms and departments by international students and faculty, and the benefits derived from all international programs on campus.

42nd Annual UNC Charlotte International Festival

Everyone from UNC Charlotte, the Charlotte community, and beyond are welcome to join us for the 42nd Annual UNC Charlotte International Festival!

The International Festival is centered around booths arranged in colorful marketplace style representing the cultures of over 50 nations.

The booths are staffed by UNC Charlotte international students and members of Charlotte's international community and feature art, crafts and costumes from each participating country. Many booths offer international food for sale.