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Window to the World conference is next week at CCU

November 12, 2004

A Window to the World at Coastal Carolina University conference is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 17 and Thursday, Nov. 18 in the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts, and will feature a speech on the international humanitarian crises. It is free and open to the public.

The Worlds Greatest Neglected Emergencies: Discussions of Humanitarian Crises will be the keynote address by Mark Dalton, Humanitarian Aid in the U.N. Integrated Regional Information Networks. A reception will follow in the Edwards Theater.

Other sessions include Career and Internships in the United Nations: A Live Videoconference Information Session with the U.N., from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17 in University Hall Videoconference Room 228 (above the bookstore).

Coastal professors and students who have participated in the universitys study abroad programs will be sharing information on how to get involved in the international programs. Featured panelists will include Philip Whalen, Elsa Crites, Maria Luisa Torres and Jose Sanjines. The panel discussions will be Thursday, Nov. 18 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in Edwards Recital Hall and from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Edwards 257.

For more information, call 349-2966.