A welcome message from OISS Director, James Dorsett

Hello everyone! I’m James Dorsett and I am the Director of the Office for International Students and Scholars. Congratulations on becoming one of almost 8,000 international students from 130 countries here at MSU! Michigan State and the Greater Lansing community are friendly and welcoming places. OISS is the office for you. We want to let … Continue reading

2015 Globie Awards

2015 Globie Awards

On Wednesday, April 22nd, OISS hosted its 12th annual Globie Awards to recognize and celebrate the unsung heroes of internationalization in our community. This year, we hosted our ceremony at the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum. We had a great audience to recognize the winners, and our celebration ended with a jazzy performance from … Continue reading

A Farewell to OISS 2015 Graduates

A Farewell to OISS 2015 Graduates

The OISS Internship and Student Employment Program is not like any other student employment program. As Sahar, our H1b intern said, “I’ve never met a greater group of people that I love and adore so much. It breaks my heart to have to leave them.” Coming from Afghanistan, Sahar moved to USA at the age of seven. … Continue reading

Yingmin (Grace) Li’s Guide to Success

Yingmin (Grace) Li’s Guide to Success

Yingmin (Grace) Li is an international student from China in her senior year at Michigan State University studying Supply Chain Management. She has had a number of experiences that have contributed to her professional development during her college career. Between classes, tutoring, and internships, Grace has been busy growing her skills and preparing for her future. Her … Continue reading

Be Careful of Scams! DO NOT SEND MONEY

Dear International Students and Scholars, OISS is aware that the international student and scholar population is being targeted by people who are contacting them by telephone or by email, claiming to be from the US government, IRS, or other US government related agency.  The callers say that you need to send money due to some … Continue reading