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Ramapo College to Celebrate International Education Week

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)October 15, 2015

MAHWAH, N.J. – Ramapo College of New Jersey is celebrating International Education Week with a series of special events that includes guest speakers, language hours and food tastings. The week-long celebration from October 19-22 is sponsored by the Roukema Center for International Education. All events are free and will be held on campus.

“Ramapo College has always valued international education. International Education Week provides us with an additional opportunity throughout the year to offer a unique focus on global experiences,” said Ben Levy, director of International Education at Ramapo College. “Through initiatives, such as International Education Week, global learning can be accessible to all students by bringing the world to them. This year, for example, we will be offering a Global Brunch series where participants can taste foods from around the world.”

Levy added that there also will be cooking demonstrations, a presentation by Peace Corps and the United Nations Association, and a Japanese Karaoke evening. For details, visit or contact the Roukema Center for International Education in ASB-123 or call 201-684-7533.

International Education is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Education. (



About Ramapo College

Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per

Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.  

Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels.  Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market. 

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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