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GEO Week

 

GEO Week is...

a week of events put on by the Global Education  & Outreach (GEO) Office on campus to help you learn about and get involved in the following areas:

  • Study Abroad

  • Global Outreach

  • Local Outreach

This year GEO Week will be

October 7 - 10, 2019

Check out the full schedule of events and detailed descriptions below!

For more information and applications for our 2020 trips, click the VIA TRM link below:
VIA TRM

 

GEO Week Schedule

Monday, 10/7

Monday, October 7th

All Day | Photo Expo (Heath, 1st Floor Hallways)

Photo Expo (Heath, 1st Floor Hallways)
All Day
Leading up to GEO Week, our office has collected submissions from our students who have participated in Study Abroad, Global Outreach, or Local Outreach to show you the amazing experiences they have had.  Walk through the first floor of Heath any time during GEO Week to check out what your peers have done and vote for your favorite submissions.  You may just get inspired to go yourself!

8am-6pm | Prayer Room (Great Commission Hall)

Prayer Room (Great Commission Hall)
8am-6pm
Every day during GEO Week, the Prayer Room will be open with various interactive prayer activities and displays to help facilitate meaningful and targeted prayer for the nations and all of God's creation.  Displays and activities will change daily, so stop by every day to pray for something new!

10am-1pm | GEO Week Kick-Off (Heath Lawn)

GEO Week Kick-Off (Heath Lawn)
10am-1pm
Stop by the Heath Lawn between 10am-1pm for coffee, snacks, and the opportunity to ride (or just take pictures with) a live camel!  Pictures and rides are free (and so is the coffee and snacks), so hang out a while and learn more about what will be going on during GEO Week.

Tuesday, 10/8

Tuesday, October 8th

All Day | Photo Expo (Heath, 1st Floor Hallways)

Photo Expo (Heath, 1st Floor Hallways)
All Day
Leading up to GEO Week, our office has collected submissions from our students who have participated in Study Abroad, Global Outreach, or Local Outreach to show you the amazing experiences they have had.  Walk through the first floor of Heath any time during GEO Week to check out what your peers have done and vote for your favorite submissions.  You may just get inspired to go yourself!

8am-6pm | Prayer Room (Great Commission Hall)

Prayer Room (Great Commission Hall)
8am-6pm
Every day during GEO Week, the Prayer Room will be open with various interactive prayer activities and displays to help facilitate meaningful and targeted prayer for the nations and all of God's creation.  Displays and activities will change daily, so stop by every day to pray for something new!

9:30am-10:20pm | Chapel (NMC)

Chapel (NMC)
9:30-10:20am
Come to chapel today to see a recap video of all of our 2019 trips as well as hear stories from some of your peers who participated!

11:30am-1:30pm | Plugged In (Heath Lawn)

Plugged In (Heath Lawn)
11:30am-1:30pm
Come get free snack and learn through interactive stations about opportunities for you to get involved with our local partners and serve your community!

5:30-7:30 | Men on Mission (Towers Patio)

Men on Mission (Towers Patio)
5:30pm-7:30pm
VU Men! Come to the Towers Patio at 5:30pm for pizza and a conversation with Robbey Arrington about being a man living out the Great Commission.

Wednesday, 10/9

Wednesday, October 9th

All Day | Photo Expo (Heath, 1st Floor Hallways)

Photo Expo (Heath, 1st Floor Hallways)
All Day
Leading up to GEO Week, our office has collected submissions from our students who have participated in Study Abroad, Global Outreach, or Local Outreach to show you the amazing experiences they have had.  Walk through the first floor of Heath any time during GEO Week to check out what your peers have done and vote for your favorite submissions.  You may just get inspired to go yourself!

7:30-9:00am | Commuter Coffee & Donuts (Walkway between Scott & Heath)

Commuter Coffee & Donuts (Walkway between Scott & Heath)
7:30-9:00am
Are you a commuter?  Stop by the walkway between Scott & Heath to hear about your outreach and study abroad opportunities and also make yourself a specialty coffee with flavored syrups and grab a donut on your way to class!

8am-6pm | Prayer Room (Great Commission Hall)

Prayer Room (Great Commission Hall)
8am-6pm
Every day during GEO Week, the Prayer Room will be open with various interactive prayer activities and displays to help facilitate meaningful and targeted prayer for the nations and all of God's creation.  Displays and activities will change daily, so stop by every day to pray for something new!

10-10:50am | Chapel (NMC)

Chapel (NMC)
10-10:50am
Come to chapel today for a "table talk" interview with recent alum Robbey Arrington '16 who currently serves as a missionary in Durban, South Africa.

11:30am-1:30pm | Navigate (Heath Lawn)

Navigate (Heath Lawn)
11:30am-1:30pm
Come for a free snack and stay to stop by the station associated with your major to hear about which study abroad programs work best for you!  Already know where you want to go? Come talk with the GEO Staff and our Partner Organization representatives to learn more about the process of applying for that program!

9:30-10:30pm | Shine (NMC)

Shine (NMC)
9:30-10:30pm
Come to Shine tonight for a time of worship and response focused on the nations and our role in building the Kingdom of God.

Thursday, 10/10

Thursday, October 10th

All Day | Photo Expo (Heath, 1st Floor Hallways)

Photo Expo (Heath, 1st Floor Hallways)
All Day
Leading up to GEO Week, our office has collected submissions from our students who have participated in Study Abroad, Global Outreach, or Local Outreach to show you the amazing experiences they have had.  Walk through the first floor of Heath any time during GEO Week to check out what your peers have done and vote for your favorite submissions.  You may just get inspired to go yourself!

8am-6pm | Prayer Room (Great Commission Hall)

Prayer Room (Great Commission Hall)
8am-6pm
Every day during GEO Week, the Prayer Room will be open with various interactive prayer activities and displays to help facilitate meaningful and targeted prayer for the nations and all of God's creation.  Displays and activities will change daily, so stop by every day to pray for something new!

11am-4pm | GEO Week Info Booth (Samson's Courtyard)

GEO Week Info Booth (Samson's Courtyard)
11am-4pm
Stop by the EZ-Up by Samson's Cafe to ask GEO any questions you may have for our office.  Interested in a trip but not sure how to apply?  Ask us!  Want to go, but not sure how to pay for it?  Ask us!  Miss out on an event and want to get more info about something?  Ask us!

9:30am-10:20pm | Chapel (NMC)

Chapel (NMC)
9:30-10:20am
Come to chapel today to hear from recent alum Robbey Arrington '16 who currently serves as a missionary in Durban, South Africa.

11am-12pm | Global Mental Health Awareness Day Event (Price Room)

Global Mental Health Awareness Day Event (Price Room)
11am-12pm
Join GEO and Disability Services for lunch and a discussion on different cultural perspectives of mental health around the world.

1:00-3:00pm | Take a Note, Leave a Note (Heath Lawn)

Take a Note, Leave a Note (Heath Lawn)
1-3pm
Stop by Heath Lawn for an activity to help spread awareness and encouragement for World Mental Heath Awareness day.  Write an encouraging note to someone and take one yourself if you need some encouragement today!

6-9pm | World Market (Tower's Lobby & Patio)

World Market (Tower's Lobby & Patio)
6-9pm
Finish off GEO Week with us enjoying free food and drinks from the countries around the world that VU will be going to in 2020 and connect with the leaders for these trips and programs to learn more about what you could be doing and/or learning with that team.

Past GEO Week Photos