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Become an Orientation Leader for IAOP 2016

Become an Orientation Leader for IAOP 2016

The Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS) at Michigan State University is now accepting applications for paid positions as an Orientation Leader for the Fall 2016 International Academic Orientation Program (IAOP) taking place from August 20-26, 2016. Mandatory All-day trainings will be held on Thursday, August 18 and Friday, August 19, 2016. The application … Continue reading

A welcome message from OISS Director, James Dorsett

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

Meet the Orientation Captains: Kalila

Have you met Kalila McCoy?! If you haven’t, we interviewed her for you. Keep reading to get to know her! Where are you from? I’m from Livonia, Michigan. What year will you be this fall? My 4th year. What’s your major? I’m studying Japanese! Why did you apply to work for International AOP? I understand that … Continue reading

Meet the Orientation Captains: Nicola

This week we’re pleased to introduce to you Nicola Chidyaonga! Get to know Nicola in our interview with her. Where are you from? I am from Malawi. What year will you be this fall? I’ll be going into my 3rd year (Junior). What’s your major? I’m majoring in Interior Design. Why did you apply to work … Continue reading

Meet the Orientation Captains: Barbara

We’re excited to introduce Barbara Kotei to you this week! Meet Barbara in our interview with her below. Where are you from? I am an international student from Tema, a city in Ghana. Ghana is a country located in West Africa and was somewhat popular for its outstanding performance in football (soccer) up until this year. … Continue reading

Meet the Orientation Captains: Juwan

We would like you to meet Juwan Howard! Take a look at his interview with us. Where are you from? I’m from Lansing, Michigan. What year will you be this fall? I will be a Senior. What’s your major? I’m majoring in Supply Chain Management. Why did you apply to work for International AOP? I … Continue reading

Meet the Orientation Captains: Matt

This week we would like to introduce you to Matt Petry! Check out our interview with him below. Where are you from? I moved around throughout my childhood. I was born in Landstuhl, Germany and moved to Ohio, Illinois, California and Virginia. My parents currently live in Virginia. What year will you be this fall? … Continue reading