Events


JUL
20
Date:
Friday, 20 Jul 2018
Time:
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location:
International Center Room 307
Department:
Community Volunteers for International Programs
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Summer Coffee Hour. This is a great way to welcome international students and scholars who are here for the summer. Meet people, converse, enjoy free coffee, tea and (often) homemade snacks.

JUL
21
Date:
Saturday, 21 Jul 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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Join friends from the English Language Center on a day trip to Chicago! 
 
When: Saturday, July 21st from 6:00am-midnight 
Cost: $60 for transportation only 
 
Sign up at the English Language Center Front Office in Wells Hall B-230 by Thursday, July 19th at 5:00pm. No Refunds. 
JUL
24
Date:
Tuesday, 24 Jul 2018
Time:
1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location:
Entry Hall, MSU Museum at Michigan State University
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Mali Chic is an art gallery and gift shop in the heart of Bamako, Mali featuring textiles, jewelry and sculpture by Malian artists. On Tuesday, July 24th from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm the owner of Mali Chic, Fatoumata Bouare, will have a selection of artwork for sale in the Entry Hall of the MSU Museum. All sales are cash only.

JUL
25
Date:
Wednesday, 25 Jul 2018
Time:
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location:
Outside the International Center (Between Wells Hall and the International Center)
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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Join us for free ice cream and conversation! Family and friends are welcome. 

JUL
27
Date:
Friday, 27 Jul 2018
Time:
9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Location:
Arab American National Museum, 13624 Michigan Ave, Dearborn, MI 48126
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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This one-day workshop will explore best practices in teaching Arabic language learners in the U.S. Topics will include:

 

  • Establishing a clear understnanding of learner-centered instruction and strategies that encourage student involvement in the learning process;
  • Integrating the strategies of the 5Cs language goals with learner-centered instruction, and how to use effective strategies of GRR (I do-we do-you do);
  • Exploration of a variety of teaching and support materials, and preparation of mini lesson plans using levelappropriate​ materials;
  • Enriching Arabic classroom libraries through the provision of samples of stories, games, and materials from everyday life, focusing on how to use them as teaching aids.


Participants who complete the workshop will receive a variety of teaching materials including children's books and stories to enrich their classroom library. The workshop is free and a light lunch will be provided. Pending approval, SCECH credits will be offered.

To register, please contact Dr. Wafa Hassan at: hassanw(at)gee-edu.com

Date:
Friday, 27 Jul 2018
Time:
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location:
International Center Room 307
Department:
Community Volunteers for International Programs
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Summer Coffee Hour. This is a great way to welcome international students and scholars who are here for the summer. Meet peopl, converse, enjoy free coffee, tea and (often) homemade snacks.

JUL
29
Date:
Sunday, 29 Jul 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
Department:
Office for International Students and Scholars
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Want to see more of Michigan? Interested in a carriage ride or eating freshly made fudge? Mackinac Island may be the place for you! 
 
Join other international and domestic students on an OISS Field Trip to Mackinac Island on July 29th.
 
 
If tickets are sold out and you still are interested in attending, you can post on the Facebook event page to see if anyone would like to trade or sell their ticket before the trip in July. 
AUG
6
Date:
Monday, 06 Aug 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
MSU Main Library
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From Nsukka to Now: The History of African Studies at MSU

August – December 2018 in the MSU Main Library

This exhibit traces the origins and history of African Studies at Michigan State University, beginning with the founding of the University of Nigeria Nsukka in 1960. Using material from MSU Libraries' Special Collections, it focuses on three key themes in this history: partnership, innovation, and activism. This exhibit is sponsored by MSUFCU.

AUG
14
Date:
Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018
Time:
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location:
MSU Henry Center
Department:
Asian Studies Center
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This workshop is led and facilitated by national experts in Chinese immersion education in the United States. You will find it useful to develop an understanding based on research findings about language learning and teaching, especially in an immersion context. You will also have the opportunity to expand your repertoire of skills and develop new strategies and resources that you can apply immediately in your own classroom. To meet these goals, the workshop blends presentations, hands-on activities, sharing, and reflection. Join us as you prepare for a new school year! 

AUG
17
Date:
Friday, 17 Aug 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
Department:
Visiting International Professional Program