|Presidential Inauguration Washington DC Bus Trip|
Every four years, this one of a kind experience takes place only in Washington DC. Are you are interested in being a part of the historic Presidential swearing in ceremony and parade down Pennsylvania Ave.? If so, you must…
1. Purchase a ticket: Beginning at 9:00 AM - 12/3 a limited number of tickets will be sold at the Information desk located in the Student Center. Tickets will be sold on a first come first serve basis only (One ticket sold per passenger).
2. Attend a mandatory information meeting Thursday January 17th at 3:00 PM in the Fallon Room located in the Student Center.
HOW MUCH: $15 reserves your seat (cash only)
ACCOMMODATIONS: Coach Bus
Dr. Calvin R. Hill
Dr. Mark Wagner
|International English Language Testing System|
Worcester State University (Worcester, MA) is pleased to announce that the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) will now be accepted as proof of English Language proficiency. Students must achieve a minimum passing score of 6.5. WSU will continue to accept the TOEFL and serve as a testing site location for the TOEFL exam.
| Alternative Spring Break to Managua Nicaragua|
For the 7th year, CSLCE is again teaming up with The History Department and International Programs to sponsor the Alternative Spring Break to Managua Nicaragua. WSU students enroll in HI 230 Nicaragua, US and the World and Earn 3 LASC credits while traveling to Nicaragua during Spring Break. DEADLINE for applications is FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28TH Applications are now available in The International Programs Office (Admin 159), The Center for Service Learning and Civic Engagement (SC322), and The History Department (s-327). Return applications to Dr. Aldo Garcia-Guevara (S-327), Katey Palumbo in the International Programs Office (Admin 159), or Dr. Mark Wagner, Center for Service Learning and Civic Engagement, (SC 322) – Phone: 508-929-8635. Questions? Contact this year's Student Leader for the trip: Samantha Thebeault email@example.com.
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|STUDY ABROAD FAIR OCTOBER 2ND 2012 STUDENT CENTER|
DATE: Tuesday, October 2nd
TIME: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
LOCATION: Student Center ~ Exhibit Area
Come for information about studying overseas or even in the
United States. Meet program representatives and the WSU
International Programs staff to discuss study abroad
opportunities around the world!
For more inform ation on life-changing
opportunities abroad or at home please contact:
Katey Palumbo, International Programs
firstname.lastname@example.org or 508.929.8305
|New Faculty-Led Program to Morocco|
Professor Brahimi will be leading a group of students to Morocco from May 26th - June 5th. Space are still available and WSU students qualify for the $500 travel award.
More details can ber found here: http://www.worcester.edu/ip/Shared%20Documents/FacultyLedStudyTours.aspx?PageView=Shared
|Fall 2011 Study Away Information Sessions|
The IPO will be offering a series of Study Away Informational Sessions this fall. All sessions will be held on Tuesdays in S-125 from 3-4:
Join us to learn more about your Study Abroad and NSE opportunities!
|Fall Study Abroad Fair|
The WSU Fall Study Abroad Fair will be held on Tuesday, October 4th from 10-3 in the Exhibit Area of the Student Center.
Over 20 providers will be in attendance sharing information about programs around the globe!
|WSU Institutional Support for Study Abroad!|
The IPO is pleased to announce the availability of institutional funds for students studying abroad for the 2011-2012 academic year.
The support will be in the form of Travel Awards to offset the costs of airfare, visas, etc. Awards will vary depending on the program, but will fall into the following categories:
Short-Term Faculty-Led Programs: $250-$500
Summer, Semester, Academic Year: $1000-$2000
If you are travelling outside of the US summer, remember that you will need to have your I-20 signed before you go. Please bring your passport, I-20 and travel itinierary with you to your appointment.
|Mandatory International Student Orientation|
The International Student Orientation will take place on Wednesday, August 24th at 10am. We will meet in the International Programs Office, A-159.
If you are graduating this semester, please be sure to complete the IPO Intent to Graduate Form and drop it off to Katey.
Also, don't forget your OPT deadlines!
|National Student Exchange|
WSU has recently been approved to participate in the National Student Exchange (NSE) beginning in the Spring 2012 semester. The NSE provides students with the opportunity to spend a semester or an academic year at one of 181 member campuses in the US, Canada and US territories. Tuition is the same as at WSU! For more information, click on the NSE link on our website.
|Spring 2011 Study Abroad Fair|
Join us on Tuesday, February 15th, from 10 to 3 in the Exhibit Area of the Student Center for our Spring 2011 Study Abroad Fair! 20 providers will be in attendance to share information regarding studying abroad.
The following Faculty-Led Programs still have spaces available:
The Environment and Photography
- Costa Rica - Spring Break 2011. Suzanne Gainer (Communication) at email@example.com
Grand Tour of Italy - Italy - May 2011
Treasures of Greece & Turkey - Greece & Turkey - May 2011
WSU CHorale Goes to Germany - Germany - May 2011
For more information contacat the faculty leader or come to the IPO.
|Study Abroad Deadlines|
If you are planning to study abroad for the Spring 2011 semester, your deadlines are quickly approaching! Please make an appointment to meet with Katey to confirm your participation in the program.