Global Engagement Workshops – Spring 2020
Please note that all workshops after March 4, 2020 have been canceled. We look forward to bringing you more workshops and information in the Fall 2020 semester.
|February 3, 2020||Intro to the Intensive English Program||12:00 - 1:00||Union 321||Learn more about the Intensive English Program - what we do, what we offer, and how we can be of assistance when it comes to individuals who do not speak English as their primary language.|
|February 5, 2020||Optional Practical Training: Information for F-1 Status Students||12:00 - 1:00||Union 322||Learn how to apply for F-1 Optional Practical Training work authorization to gain experience in your field of study.|
|February 12, 2020||Hiring and Hosting International Faculty and Scholars||10:00 - 11:00||Union 322||Learn more about the differences between J and H visa types, considerations that must be made, and restrictions for each type. Onboarding for both paid and non-paid international faculty and scholars will also be covered.|
|February 13, 2020||National and Study Abroad Scholarships||12:00 - 1:00||Union 321||Join the Study Abroad Office to learn more about the funding options available for international experiences.|
|February 20, 2020||Freeman Grant for Internships in East Asia||12:00 - 1:00||Union 321||Learn all about the Freeman Grant that provides students $7,500 in funds to participate in an internship during Summer 2020. The grant is available to all majors!|
|February 25, 2020||International Collaboration Grant for Faculty||12:00 - 1:00||Union 326||OGE offers faculty up to $4,000 to support international collaborations. Join us to learn more.|
|March 3, 2020||IELTS Training||8:00 - 12:00||Union 321||IELTS test of English proficiency representatives will share information about this test and use of results.|
|March 4, 2020||Optional Practical Training: Information for F-1 Status Students||12:00 - 1:00||Union 322||Learn how to apply for F-1 Optional Practical Training work authorization to gain experience in your field of study.|
|March 16, 2020||Linguistic and Culturally Diverse Teaching||2:30 - 3:30||Union 321||Join the Intensive English Program to learn more about second language learners and ways to incorporate linguistically and culturally responsive teaching in your classroom.|
|April 8, 2020||Special Topics in International Employment: Payment to Noncitizens and Permanent Residency||10:00 - 11:00||Union 322||Learn about the process for and regulations surrounding payment to noncitizens (of several visa types including F, J, B, H, and others). We will also discuss the university and legal processes, obligations, and costs surrounding permanent residency sponsorship for faculty and staff.|
|April 13, 2020||Writing, Academic Honesty, and Corrective Feedback||12:00 - 1:00||Union 321||Join the IEP and the Department of Writing & Rhetoric for a panel discussion on writing, academic honesty, and corrective feedback for learners whose primary language isn't English.|
|April 16, 2020||Managing a Study Abroad Program for Resident Directors and Faculty||12:00 - 1:00||Union 321||Are you leading a study abroad program this summer or want to learn more about leading programs? Join us for a discussion on policies and best practices in leading study abroad programs.|
Study Abroad Advising Guide
Questions about how to advise students on studying abroad? Check out our advising guide below!
Supporting International Students at Ole Miss
Check out our two guides on supporting international students at Ole Miss.