August 2013: Delivering Intercultural Training on Your Campus to Students, Administrators, and Faculty

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Training Residential Life Staff

ISSS staff train Residential Life staff before the start of fall semester each year. The training is devoted to looking at the incoming demographics of the incoming class and the logistics of their pre-arrival and orientation so that Res Life staff is aware. Current Resident Assistants who are international students lead the second half of the training and they facilitate small group discussions on intercultural communication ...more »

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October 2013: International Education Week

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IEW Partnerships Accross Campus

At DePaul University, we partner with academic and student service departments around the university to create internationally focused events during International Education Week, and then we market everything together. We kick the week off with an event that celebrates students' journeys and end the week with a raffle drawing. This allows us to reach out to students, faculty and staff and think about their work in an ...more »

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October 2013: International Education Week

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Intl Flash Demos (University of Florida)

These are 10-15 minute demonstrations to be performed in a public area on campus. Suggestions: how to wear a sari, mate making, tea swap activity, tea ceremonies, head wrapping, henna painting, intl. sport demos, writing names using foreign alphabets, belly dancing, capoeira, etc. We ask speakers to make demos/performances as interactive as possible, and to make sure to indicate that their performance is "in celebration ...more »

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April 2013: Webinars

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International Students in US High Schools

High School Counselors working with International Students who are studying in US High Schools face many challenges similar to those at the college level, but definitely not the same, especially since the students are minors. Mental Health, College Entrance Exams, the College Search and US News and World Reports, and Working with Agents are some of the main topic ideas. Some items within the college search include: the ...more »

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May 2013: The Adviser's Manual

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Offer printed version of the advisor's manual

It would be helpful to have a printed version, as an option, in addition to the online version. I am appreciative of the online version, the speed of updates, and availability of features, however it is extremely helpful to be able to have a printed manual and review with students and scholars and/or to have available when computers or the internet are not options.

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