One To World Twilight Cruise Around Manhattan

Experience stunning views of the city while enjoying the best songs from around the world on One To World's annual Twilight Cruise this May!

You've likely absorbed the famous Manhattan skyline from the popular Staten Island Ferry, or from visits to other boroughs, but have you enjoyed these views on a party boat with a few hundred new and existing friends?

 

This floating party is One To World's biggest events! Celebrate the end of the semester by dancing the night away on the ship deck with a live DJ, 600 international students, and other friends of One To World!

Virtual Discussion on Higher Education

Are you curious to learn more about the education system in the US from the perspective of higher education? Are you interested understanding the difference between 4-year institutions and community colleges, as well as the workforce development programs that exist at these institutions? You’ll have the opportunity to hear from three higher education professionals as they offer some background about their respective institutions, as well as their transfer program partnership at this informative virtual session.

During this Zoom talk, you will hear from:

  • Eli Cohen, Deputy Director, International Student Recruitment & Marketing at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY
  • Paul Shively, Director of BMCC Language Immersion for International Students, CUNY Language Immersion Program and others, Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
  • Kim Vo, Assistant Director of Admissions, Recruitment & International Outreach/DSO at Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY

 

There will be a Q & A at the end of the Zoom so come prepared with questions!

 

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One To World Walk: Trip and Hike to Garrison, New York

Escape the city and experience some incredible Hudson River views in Garrison, New York!

 

We are once again heading to the Hudson Highlands to hike up Sugarloaf Mountain, this time in partnership with New York University! We will begin our day walking along the Hudson River and making our way up a moderately to slightly challenging (depending on experience) trek to the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain. The walk will be in a wooded area and steep, so please wear suitable outdoor shoes, long pants, and bring lots of water.

 

Afterwards, we will explore the town of Garrison and all that is has to offer! From quaint antique shops, cafes, and a lovely waterfront, it will be the perfect chance to see it all before heading back to the train station.

 

Ticket will not include lunch or your train ticket. We encourage you to bring lunch with you and we will enjoy it on the top of the mountain!

 

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Campus to Career: Virtual Mock Interviews and Career Advice with Paramount

When it comes to interviewing for a job or an internship, you can never have enough practice! That is why doing mock interviews can help prepare you for the questions you are likely to encounter during an interview. To do this we encourage you to join professionals from Paramount for mock interviews to practice your interviewing skills and gain invaluable prep for the job market! Paramount delivers premium content to audiences across platforms worldwide. They connect with billions of people—through their studios, networks, streaming services, live events, merchandise, and more.

 

At this event with Paramount, you will get one on one interviews with working professionals who will give expert advice that will help you in the job market and for your applications. Join us to practice your interviewing skills, connect with professionals, and get your applications on the right track!

 

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Please note that all program fees are nonrefundable

 

 

Day at the Beach: Rockaway Beach, NY

Ready for a day at the beach? This summer we are heading to Rockaway Beach in Queens, New York!

 

Also known as, 'Irish Riviera' due to its large Irish American population, Rockaway provides the perfect beach escape! Along the boardwalk you will find a variety of great shops, from vintage apparel to surfing gear, as well as many affordable food trucks. Explore all that Rockaway Beach has to offer while getting a chance to relax in the summer sun.

 

Don't miss the chance to escape the city heat, go for a swim in the Atlantic Ocean, and experience a typical seaside boardwalk!

Ticket cost includes roundtrip ferry ride from Manhattan. In case of rain, the beach day will be rescheduled to the following Friday, August 4th.

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*Tickets are non-refundable*

Memorial Day Cultural Cuisine @ Ferdi’s

Spend Memorial Day dinner with us at Ferdi's! Our Cultural Cuisine series is a perfect chance to make new friends and enjoy foods from around the world and this will be our last dinner of the 22-23 academic year!

 

Ferdi is an authentic Italian restaurant, and we have negotiated a delicious menu with for a selection of typical Italian dishes. We will start with tasty appetizers to share, followed by a main course of your choice from those listed below, and then finishing off with a dessert!

 

According to CNN, Italian is listed as the #1 best cuisine in the world, and this event will give you a small taste of it! Our Enrichment Programs Global Fellow, who will be leading the group, is a fellow Italian and can confirm the authenticity of Ferdi's products, whose history began three generations ago in Ponza, an Italian island. You don't want to miss this opportunity!

 

Have a look at the menu below and please select which dish you would like for your main course.

 

Shared Appetizers

 

  1. Mozzarella Caprese - Homemade mozzarella, tomato, extra virgin olive oil and balsamic dressing
  2. Arancini - Oven-baked risotto rice balls stuffed with mozzarella cheese, served with tomato sauce
  3. Caesar Salad - Crisp romaine, homemade Caesar dressing, croutons and shaved parmigiano cheese

 

Entrée (Choose 1)

 

  1. Penne alla Russa - Penne pasta with vodka sauce
  2. Spaghetti with Meatballs - served in Ferdi's signature tomato sauce
  3. Chicken Parmigiana served with spaghetti pasta - Crispy fried chicken breast that is baked in a tomato sauce then topped with melted mozzarella, parmesan, or provolone cheese

 

Dessert

 

  1. Assorted Italian Biscotti

One soft drink is included!

One soft drink is included for everyone!

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Please note that all program fees are nonrefundable

Campus to Career: Virtual Public Speaking Workshop

Public Speaking is considered one of the biggest fears that people have. This virtual workshop is designed to help you speak effortlessly. Through interactive games and activities, attendees will gain valuable practice in public speaking skills.

 

Aman is a public speaking coach at Ultraspeaking. He helps clients from all walks of life combat speaking challenges in their personal and professional lives. This workshop will cater to individuals who use English as a second language and struggle to converse in English. You can expect to gain effective delivery, spontaneity and an improved ability of storytelling. In addition, you will learn to improve your delivery skills for presentations and networking events.

 

This workshop is designed for you to leave as a more expressive and authentic speaker, but mostly to make speaking fun!

 

"Public speaking is a top skill you have to know nowadays. The program was way above my expectations. Great!" 

 

-International Student from Spain

One To World Walk: The Two Squares – Union to Madison

Are you curious about the urban design principles that shaped NYC? Don't miss our next walking tour!

 

We'll be spending time in Gramercy Park and the Flatiron District to explore the concepts behind the city grid. We will also learn how public parks like Madison and Union Square were built to accommodate irregular spaces. This is an interactive opportunity to gain insights into the architectural evolution from 1811 to the present. You will gain a new perspective and appreciation for urban planning!

 

Our guide, William Singer, AIA, is a Code and Zoning Specialist for The City of New York Department of Buildings Development and Technical Affairs. He is an expert in the design and construction of large-scale public facilities. His major projects have included justice centers, transportation hubs, and cultural centers. Before joining the Department of Buildings he was a partner at Gruzen Samton, a NYC & Virginia-based architecture, planning, interior design and systems engineering firm. A Fulbright fellow (Slovenia, 1993-94), he holds a Master of Architecture degree from the School of Design at North Carolina State University, as well as a Master of Arts in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 2004, Singer received a City of New York Arts Commission Excellence in Design for the renovation design of El Museo Del Barrio.

 

In case of rain, the event will be held one week later on June 25th.

Community Service: Kitchen Projects to Feed Those in Need

Want to start the summer off by volunteering in the community? At this event, you'll be working in a kitchen helping to prepare high-quality meals for people living with various illnesses.

 

God's Love We Deliver cooks and home-delivers nutritious, medically tailored meals for people too sick to shop or cook for themselves. All of their services are provided free and full of love to people in need. Volunteers will be in the kitchen helping on-staff chefs with a variety of projects. You will receive instructions from the staff member for the project of the day. Tasks may include packaging meals, chopping onions, making meatballs, ladling soup, peeling potatoes, scooping baked goods or preparing fresh herbs.

 

You must be comfortable in a kitchen setting, including working with sharp knives, to participate in this program.

One To World Walk: Architecture Tour Around Medieval Manhattan

How did the Dutch colonial era influence the early architecture of lower Manhattan? Explore the unique designs, streets and structures of old New York City. One To World has organized an exclusive architecture-themed walking tour!

 

While walking the circumference of New Amsterdam, New York City as it existed in 1664, we will gain insight into why it is much harder to navigate downtown Manhattan compared to the rest of NYC, above Houston Street. This is a great opportunity to familiarize yourself with the city in a new and exciting way, all while making new friends in the process!

 

Our guide, William Singer, AIA, is a Code and Zoning Specialist for The City of New York Department of Buildings Development and Technical Affairs. He is an expert in the design and construction of large-scale public facilities. His major projects have included justice centers, transportation hubs, and cultural centers. Before joining the Department of Buildings he was a partner at Gruzen Samton, a NYC & Virginia-based architecture, planning, interior design and systems engineering firm. A Fulbright fellow (Slovenia, 1993-94), he holds a Master of Architecture degree from the School of Design at North Carolina State University, as well as a Master of Arts in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 2004, Singer received a City of New York Arts Commission Excellence in Design for the renovation design of El Museo Del Barrio.

 

In case of rain, the event will be held one week later on May 21st.