Spartans leading in a global world

What is the Global Spartan Leadership Program? The MSU Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS) would like to congratulate the inaugural class of Global Spartan Leaders for successfully completing a rigorous year-long program. The Global Spartan Leadership Program (GSLP), which OISS began in the fall of 2016 is an intercultural leadership program designed to … Continue reading Spartans leading in a global world

April Student of the Month: Ahmad Abo Al-Borgol

Student of the Month: Ahmad Abo Al-Borgol Hometown: Damascus, Syria & Kuwait City, Kuwait Major: Supply Chain Management Bill Gates, Warren Buffet, Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and Sam Walton. Everyone knows the names of the most successful business people in the world today.  From Apple to Amazon to Walmart, these companies have profoundly changed the … Continue reading April Student of the Month: Ahmad Abo Al-Borgol

March Student of the Month: Hoa Nguyen

Student of the Month: Hoa Nguyen Hometown: Hanoi, Vietnam Major: Mechanical Engineering Hoa Nguyen’s story in East Lansing did not begin with IAOP on MSU’s campus as it does for most international students.  Instead, Hoa enrolled at East Lansing High School in 2011 when his mom was accepted into a doctoral program at Michigan State.  … Continue reading March Student of the Month: Hoa Nguyen

MSU International Students Served Local Community at MSU Global Day of Service

MSU Global Day of Service with OISS Domestic and international students from eight countries at MSU rose early on Saturday, April 16, grabbed a lunch and jumped on a bus to head to Sunny Crest Youth Ranch to volunteer for the day! This event was in collaboration with thousands of other MSU students volunteering in … Continue reading MSU International Students Served Local Community at MSU Global Day of Service

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Tips for International Students

You may hear friends, classmates and those who live around you talking about a particular holiday that requires you to wear green today: this is St. Patrick's Day. This day is an observance of the death of Saint Patrick, a former patron saint of Ireland. It is customary to wear green and often green shamrocks … Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Tips for International Students