Join the celebration of global education Nov. 21

Poster SizeMark your calendar for Thursday, Nov. 21, for an EduGator adventure across international borders at the College of Education’s eighth annual Comparative and International Education Day. Former UF educational technology professor Cathy Cavanaugh will be the event’s keynote speaker. Cavanaugh was the associate director of the Abu Dhabi Women’s College in the United Arab Emirates for almost two years. 

The College of Education’s Office of Student Services sponsors the annual celebration as a part of International Education Week, a global project of the U.S. departments of Education and State. 

Expect an afternoon filled with multicultural treats and intellectual conversations about education around the world and how to become involved in global learning opportunities. 


Cathy Cavanaugh

Here is your International Education Day itinerary: 

12:00-1:15 p.m.: Start your exploration at the country showcase featuring information about Korea, Nepal, India, Ecuador and Iran and food from local favorite restaurants. 

1:30-2:30 p.m.: Learn about the educational and professional experiences of a panel of international students. 

2:35-3:35 p.m.: Hear from Cathy Cavanaugh as she discusses education in the United Arab Emirates. 

Sessions will take place in the College of Education’s Terrace Room, located in G400 in Norman Hall. Each presentation is open to the public. 

For more information, contact Hollie Daniels at