Learn more about immigration-related executive orders this month

The community is invited to hear Mihaela Britt, attorney at Britt Immigration Law LLC, discuss the recent executive order related to immigration during a talk this month at Missouri University of Science and Technology. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask her questions about current policies and their legal implications related to higher education and international student visas.

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ALI celebrates 20th year with reception

The 2013 Celebration of Nations festival included flags representing more than 80 countries. Missouri S&T's Applied Language Institute supports the event.

Missouri S&T’s Applied Language Institute supports the annual Celebration of Nations event, which includes flags representing more than 80 countries.

Missouri University of Science and Technology will celebrate the 20th anniversary of its Applied Language Institute with a reception from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6, at the Southwestern Bell Cultural Center, 1207 N. Elm St. in Rolla. The event is free and open to the public.

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Program offers path to international friendships

Local residents who enjoy learning about other cultures are invited to connect with Missouri University of Science and Technology’s international community through the university’s International Friends Program.

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S&T’s Global Showcase to be held on Nov. 19

The international affairs office at Missouri S&T, in conjunction with the university’s study abroad programs and the Missouri S&T International Students Association, will sponsor a Global Showcase from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the atrium of the Havener Center.

The showcase will feature S&T students, faculty and staff who will share cultural items, photos and other materials from their home countries. The event will also feature a tasting component with a variety of treats from different countries. American students who have participated in study abroad programs will share their materials, photos and anecdotes. Information will be presented on world hunger and food donations will be accepted to benefit those in need in the Rolla area.

The event will also recognize and celebrate the contributions of international education in our global society as part of International Education Week (IEW), held Nov. 17-21. IEW is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education. This year’s theme, “International Education: Fostering Global Responsibility and Leadership,” acknowledges the importance of teaching our youth to be responsible, respectful world citizens.

For more information about the Missouri S&T Global Showcase, contact international affairs at 341-4208.

UMR international affairs to sponsor Global Showcase

The international affairs office at the University of Missouri-Rolla, in
conjunction with UMR study abroad programs and the UMR International Students
Association, will sponsor a Global Showcase from noon-1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov.
14, in the Havener Center Atrium.

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UMR program links international students with community families

This fall, the international affairs office at the University of
Missouri-Rolla is again sponsoring the International Friends Program to help
match international students with individuals and families in the
community.

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UMR to celebrate International Education Week Nov. 17

The University of Missouri-Rolla will sponsor free cultural and informational events Thursday, Nov. 17, in observance of International Education Week.

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UMR plans special activities for International Education Week

The University of Missouri-Rolla will sponsor several free cultural and informational events Nov. 15-19 in observance of International Education Week.

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Campus meets Aug. 1 SEVIS deadline

Officials in the international affairs (IA) office at UMR breathed a sigh of relief recently, having met the deadline to implement a new government-mandated registration system for international students.

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