Aleem Siddiqui Guiapal Philippines Executive Director of the Regional Economic Zone Authority He began the interview with a J-1 Scholar Intern Ethel Xu with the sweetest cupcake from a local shop and finished the interview with positive vibes and insightful ideas. Aleem Guiapal is finishing his program at Michigan State University as a … Continue reading Scholar Stories: Aleem Siddiqui Guiapal
Student of the Month: Hoby Randrianimanana Hometown: Antananarivo, Madagascar Major: Journalism Each month we choose a student for the OISS Student of the Month that exemplifies and highlights everything it means to not only be a Spartan but an international Spartan. We choose these students based off of their accomplishments, as well as their participation in the community. … Continue reading March Student of the Month: Hoby Randrianimanana, Drive
The MSU Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities (RCPD) has a long history of assisting students, employees, and visitors with resources that create an environment of opportunity. Founded in 1971, the organization operates with a four-part mission, ABLE; Assess and document disability, academic, and workplace needs, Build and facilitate individual plans for reasonable accommodations, Link individuals … Continue reading Succeeding with Support: How One International Student Utilized MSU’s Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities (RCPD)
If you worked in the U.S. in 2017, you must file state and federal income tax forms by April 17, 2018. Filing taxes can be complicated but help is available! Filing federal income tax forms is the personal responsibility of each international student and scholar. It is a part of maintaining your immigration status in … Continue reading Filing Taxes? Help is Available.
This Friday, the basement of Shaw Hall will transform into a bustling Temple Fair for MSU students and community members. The annual Chinese New Year event is known for its exciting performances, cultural activities and free food. This year is expected to be the biggest yet as the event celebrates 2018, "The Year of the … Continue reading Celebrate Chinese New Year at Temple Fair!
Student of the Month: Katherine "Cookie" Rifiotis Hometown: São Paulo, Brazil Major: Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy (PTCD) Each month we choose a student for the OISS Student of the Month that exemplifies and highlights everything it means to not only be a Spartan but an international Spartan. We choose these students based off of their accomplishments, as … Continue reading February Student of the Month: Katherine “Cookie” Rifiotis, Actually a Spartan
2017 Year in Review By: OISS Advisor Joy Shantz As my calendar comes to an end, I like to look back on the year and remember the highlights. New friends I made, funny situations I found myself in, and lessons I learned -- December is a great time to think of these things and to … Continue reading 2017 Year in Review