JSU Global Master Calendar

2018-2019 Academic Year Calendar of Events

No.

Date

Cultural and Curricular-Driven Events and Activities

1

August 2018-July 2019

(Every Tuesday Evening)

First Presbyterian Church Free English Conversation Classes (6:45pm-8:30pm: Ongoing English Learning Opportunities for Community Engagement at 1390 N State St, Jackson, MS 39202 Phone 601-353-8316)

2

Monday, August 13, 2018

ESLI Orientation & New Student Placement Test  (8:30am-12:20pm)

3

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

JSU International Student Orientation (10:00am-1:00pm)

4

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

ESLI-SGA Collaborative Conversation Partner Project Kick-Off (11:20am-12:20pm)

5

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Meet JSU Global (11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Student Center Booth)

6

Tuesday, September 4

Café Culturale: Study Abroad Fair

7

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Eudora Welty House (11:00am-12:20pm)

8

Friday, September 21, 2018

Governor’s Mansion & Food Truck Friday Downtown (10:00am-12:20pm)

9

Wednesday, September 26, 2019

Peace Corps (Student Center Booth 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.)

10

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Stewpot Community Services Volunteering (11:00am-12:30pm)

11

Wednesday, October 2, 2018

Jackson VA Diversity Fair (9:30am-12:30pm)

12

Friday, October 5, 2018

ESLI Graduation & BBQ at Lakeshore park: Games, Foods & Quizzes (8:30am-12:30pm)

13

Monday, October 8, 2018

ESLI Orientation & New Student Placement Test  (8:30am-12:20pm)

14

Friday, October 12, 2018

Mississippi State Fair (11:00am-1:30pm)

15

Monday, October 15, 2018

Café Culturale: Language Fest (Amphitheater / Ped-Walkway 12 p.m. – 2p .m.)

16

Thursday, October 18, 2018

JSU Founders Day Convocation (10:00am-12:20pm)

17

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Taste ESLI Day: Open Classes, Students’ Presentations, & International Foods Contest (8:30am-1:00pm) in Room 101, CEHD

18

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Carving Contest  (10:00am-12:20pm)

19

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Agriculture & Forestry Museum Harvest Fest (9:00am-2:00pm)

20

November  12-16, 2018 (M-F)

International Education Week Cultural Presentations in Local Schools

21

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Movie In the Park (Location & Time TBA)

22

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Café Culturale: World Festival / Holiday Fair (Student Center Ballroom 5p.m.-8p.m.)

23

Friday, December 7, 2018

ESLI Graduation & Christmas Celebration/Potluck & Dirty Santa (8:30am-1:00pm)

24

Monday, January 7, 2019

ESLI Orientation & New Student Placement Test  (8:30am-12:20pm)

25

Friday, January 11, 2019

51st Martin Luther King Birthday Convocation (10:00am-12:20pm)

26

Friday, January 19, 2018

Mississippi History & Civil Rights Museum (11:00am-12:20pm)

27

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Mississippi Chinese New Year Parade & Gala (10:00am-3:00pm)

28

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Madison County Schools 2019 Multicultural Fair (8:30am-1:00pm)

29

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Habitat of Humanity Build in Jackson (9:30am-12:30pm)

30

Friday, March 1, 2019

ESLI Graduation & Learning Project Video Presentations (8:30am-12:20pm)

31

Monday, March 4, 2019

ESLI Orientation & New Student Placement Test  (8:30am-12:20pm)

32

March 12-15, 2019 (M-F)

Teachers Attend TESOL 2019 in Atlanta, GA for Professional Development

33

March 25-29 (2019)

JSU Global International Week

34

Saturday, April 20, 2019

Day Trip to New Orleans (7:30am-7:30pm)

35

Friday, May 3, 2019

ESLI Graduation & Picnic (8:30am-1:00pm)

36

Monday, May 13, 2019

ESLI Orientation & New Student Placement Test  (8:30am-12:20pm)

37

Friday, May 24, 2019

Mississippi Museum of Art/Art Garden (10:30am-12:20pm)

38

Monday, June 4-July 31st

Passport To The World

39

Friday, June 7, 2019

MS Old Capitol Museum & MS State Capitol (9:00am-12:20pm)

40

Friday, June 21, 2019

JSU Kids Kollege’s Summer Camp (10:20am-12:20pm)

41

Friday, July 5, 2019

ESLI Graduation & Independence Day Palooza  (8:30am-1:00pm)