Global Kitchen Lecture Series: Around the World in 15 Candies

Around the World in 15 CandiesTuesday, March 6, 2018
Campus Center, Green Dolphin Lounge (1C)

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Travel just about anywhere on Earth, and you are likely to encounter sweets
So travel with us as we journey around the world through candies and chocolates from Italy, Greece, Spain, Israel, Ukraine, South Africa, Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Peru, Colombia, Indonesia, Korea, China and Japan.

Co-Sponsored by the Center for Global Engagement, Modern Languages Media Center and Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars. This event is funded by the Campus Activities Board using Student Activity Fees.  This is a PG CLUE Event.

Celebrate the Lunar New Year

2018 Year of the DogThursday, February 8, 2018
Building 2A, room 206

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Each year the Center hosts a special Coffee Hour dedicated to the Lunar New Year.  In addition to the regular International Coffee Hours activities, and in cooperation with other centers on campus, we aim to bring a host of Sino-themed activities and food to campus during this signature event including:

  • Cantonese, Mandarin, and Szechuan food and deserts
  • Demonstrations of Chinese Calligraphy
  • Screening of Chinese films
  • Lectures from Chinese scholars

This celebration is a time to learn about the Chinese language, the culture and civilization, and about the various programs to study abroad in Asia. Join us for refreshments, games, goodie bags, prizes, Tai Chi demonstrations, and traditional music.


Passport Day: Apply On-Campus for a U.S. Passport

For Students, Faculty and Staff  (process or renew)

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
10:00am - 3:00pm
Center for Global Engagement
Building 2A, Room 206

Have you ever wanted to travel abroad but don’t have a passport? Apply for a passport in one stop. Avoid the long lines at the Post Office and New York Passport Agency.  You may also apply for and receive an International Student or Educator Identity Card.  This event is for students, faculty, staff, or friends in the community who are U.S. citizens and interested in getting a passport. It will take place in the Center for Global Engagement. For details on the requirements to obtain a passport in general, visit

The 2016 Tourneys Film Festival at the College of Staten Island

October 13 – November 17, 2016, Thursdays
All films screened in Building 1P-223, 2:30pm-4:30pm
Free and open to the public
*A CC CLUE Certified event.

This festival is made possible by the following sponsors:
At the College of Staten Island: The Department of Media Culture, Center for Global Engagement, World Languages and Literatures, The Division of Humanities and Social Sciences, Focus on Global Women and Girls Project, LGBTQ Resource Center and the Student Government.


Cultural Partners: Cultural  Services of the French Embassy in the U.S., Centre National Du Cinema Et De L’Image Animee, Franco-American Cultural Fund, Florence Gould Foundation and Highbrow Entertainment.

Special thanks to the CSI offices of Institutional Advancement and External Affairs, Dining Services, Center for the Arts, Public Safety, and Operational Services.

Tournées Film Festival for the College of Staten Island

The films selected to bring to the Tournées Film Festival for the College of Staten Island, in cooperation with the Department of Media Culture, provide a window