Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Visit Sweden for Rio's International Ed Week!

swedish flag (blue with yellow lines crossing over image of woman and man on bridge taking selfie and banner that says rio salado college international education week 2016

Your next stop on our International Education Week tour is... SWEDEN!
many apartment complex buildings in stockholm sweden (yellow, red) on a stone cobble street

Meatballs & More -- find out what the Scandinavian country of Sweden has to offer!
Wednesday, Nov. 16 – SWEDEN
    white bowl with swedish meatballs, egg noodles, lingonberry jam
  • Swedish Display: Near the Café @ Rio
  • Themed Videos and Library Display: Café at Rio, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Activity: Make a Swedish heart near the Rio Amphitheater, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 
  • Activity: Cooking demonstration in Rio Amphitheater, 11:30 a.m. – Noon
  • Café at Rio Lunch Special: Swedish meatballs with egg noodles and lingonberry jam, $6.49 

Learn how to cook up something delicious with a free cooking demonstration in the Rio Amphitheater! 

Library Resources
The Rio Salado Library has produced a multi-media Sweden 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 part in 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 

image of a group of students taking a selfie.  text: International education Week

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.