Global Engagement at the University of Mississippi

The University of Mississippi – Office of Global Engagement

Global Engagement Workshops – Spring 2020

DateTitleTimeLocationDescription
February 3, 2020Intro to the Intensive English Program12:00 - 1:00Union 321Learn 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, 2020Optional Practical Training: Information for F-1 Status Students12:00 - 1:00Union 322Learn how to apply for F-1 Optional Practical Training work authorization to gain experience in your field of study.
February 12, 2020Hiring and Hosting International Faculty and Scholars10:00 - 11:00Union 322Learn 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, 2020National and Study Abroad Scholarships12:00 - 1:00Union 321Join the Study Abroad Office to learn more about the funding options available for international experiences.
February 20, 2020Freeman Grant for Internships in East Asia12:00 - 1:00Union 321Learn 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, 2020International Collaboration Grant for Faculty12:00 - 1:00Union 326OGE offers faculty up to $4,000 to support international collaborations. Join us to learn more.
March 3, 2020IELTS Training8:00 - 12:00Union 321IELTS test of English proficiency representatives will share information about this test and use of results.
March 4, 2020Optional Practical Training: Information for F-1 Status Students12:00 - 1:00Union 322Learn how to apply for F-1 Optional Practical Training work authorization to gain experience in your field of study.
March 16, 2020Linguistic and Culturally Diverse Teaching2:30 - 3:30Union 321Join 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, 2020Special Topics in International Employment: Payment to Noncitizens and Permanent Residency10:00 - 11:00Union 322Learn 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, 2020Writing, Academic Honesty, and Corrective Feedback12:00 - 1:00Union 321Join 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, 2020Managing a Study Abroad Program for Resident Directors and Faculty12:00 - 1:00Union 321Are 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.

 

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