Friday, November 18, 2016

Explore Cuba Today!

Two images, Cuban flag on top, on the bottom Cuban student smiling with yellow building in background, Text across the bottom: Rio Salado College International Education Week

The last stop on our International Education Week tour is Cuba!  Here's a look at ways to explore the rich culture, food, music and history of this enchanting island in the Caribbean.
A few things juxtaposed together on a wood background, Cuban flag  three Cuban cigars, a Cuban fedora hat, cuban maracas

  • Cuba Display: Near Café @ Rio and Amphitheater 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Themed Videos and Library Display: Café at Rio, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Activity: Crafts near Amphitheater, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Café at Rio Lunch Special: Pollo Cubano with Moros, Platanos Maduros Fritos and Ensalada de Col, $6.99

Dance to Cuban music near the Café at Rio, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Library Resources
A older Cuban woman with a blue head wrap smoking a Cuban cigar. She is smiling with the cigar held between fingers of her left hand. In the background there is a iron fence in front of a blue and white building.

The Rio Salado Library has produced a multi-media Cuba guide for you. Included are books, eBooks, streaming films, selected library databases and more -- hand-picked by the library team for this year's event. Check it out now online. Please note, you must be logged into RioLearn to access.

International Quiz
Test your international savvy by taking the Rio Salado's International Education Week Quiz! Download the quiz now!

Submit your answers to by Friday at noon and you'll be entered to win a prize.

Daily Prizes!
All International Education Week participants will be entered into a drawing to win a prize. One entry per person per day. Participants are required to sign in for in-person activities hosted at the Tempe headquarters to be eligible. Can't make an event? Submit a photo and caption of a related activity to to be entered into the drawing.

Stay up-to-date and engage in the dialogue: #Rio2016InternationalEdWeek #IEW2016 #RioSaladoCollege
A diverse group of five students are smiling at a camera with grass and trees in the background. There are five students; three males, two females. It appears to be a selfie.

International Education Week is an annual initiative led by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs to help promote the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. Rio Salado is proud to take part in the bureau’s efforts to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries by means of educational and cultural exchange that assist in the development of peaceful relations.