September 10, 2019
Ways to Help Your International Students Feel More Welcomed
Workshop on Chinese Name Pronunciation
Familiarize yourself with the “Pinyin” system used in Chinese to help you learn how to properly pronounce the names of your international students. Yifan “Max” Zhang, Chinese Language and Culture Advisor at Drew University will lead an interactive workshop on this topic and give you the tools to pronounce Chinese names confidently.
Chair: Yifan "Max" Zhang
October 8, 2019
One To World Annual Meeting
One To World holds its Annual Meeting in October of each year where it provides a report to its membership about the state of the organization and the year in review. Additionally, the results of the election of new members to the Board of Directors of One To World is announced.
Keynote: Dr. Jonathan Friedman, PEN America
Special Location: Kimmel Center, NYU
November 12, 2019
NAFSA Region X Conference Debrief
Did you miss the NAFSA Regional Conference? Don't miss the highlights! Come participate in a discussion about important information shared at this year's conference and hear an overview of sessions presented from fellow One To World members.
Co-Chairs: Sherifa Abdalla, NJCU
December 10, 2019
WES Research: Are U.S. HEIs Meeting the Needs of International Students?
WES will share original research from its recent report on international student experiences in the U.S. The presentation will include findings on international students' peer, faculty, and administrative staff interactions as well as concrete recommendations on how to meet international student needs.
Chairs: Makala Skinner, WES and Chris Mackie, WES
January 14, 2020
Two Hour Extended Immigration Roundtable
Immigration rules and regulations are constantly evolving. This session will provide an extended time to discuss the issues with our knowledgeable advisors!
Chairs: Michael Goldstein, Goldstein and Cheung LLP; June Sadowski-Devarez, IETS; Helen Leonard, New York University; and Elizabeth Gill, Montclair State University
February 11, 2020
IDP Connect: International Buyer Behavior Research
Jake Reckford and Basil Jackson will walk through the latest IDP research discussing the various considerations that international students and parents have, including concerns about safety, job prospects after graduation, tuition fees, and living costs. Not only will they dive into a global perspective, but will also provide deeper insight into how students and parents perceive studying in the U.S.
Chairs: Jake Reckford, Client Manager, IDP Connect and Basil Jackson, Marketing Coordinator, IDP Connect
March 10, 2020
IIE Open Doors Report: A New York Metro Area Special Analysis
Don't miss this special analysis of international student and scholar trends in the New York Metropolitan Area. An IIE officer will discuss the unique characteristics of international students in our area. Learn how our population differs in interesting ways from the national norms.
Chairs: Natalya Andrejko, Research Analyst
April 14, 2020
Debrief on NAFSA Advocacy Day
Hear updates from Advocacy Day grant participants who are traveling to Washington DC in March to speak on the importance of international education. Topics may include insight into how officials may advocate for more recognition of international education in the larger scheme of higher education, and relevant issues on the Congressional agenda will alse be discussed.
Chairs: Laura Valeri, New York University and TBD
May 12, 2020
Free Speech on Campus for International Educators
How can international educators support free speech on campus? How can they help international students understand the First Amendment, and the sometimes rocky relationship between free speech, diversity, and inclusion? What rights to free speech do international students have while studying in the US? What kind of international issues are generating the most tension? The presentation will equip attendees with a foundational understanding of these issues, from academic freedom and hateful expression to student protest rights. PEN America's respresentatives will also cover the tools and resources available on its online Campus Free Speech Guide.
Chairs: Jonathan Friedman, PEN America and Niko Perez, PEN America
June 9, 2020
NAFSA National Conference Debrief
If you are not able to make it to St. Louis, let us bring St. Louis to you! Come hear highlights of interesting sessions directly from our colleagues who presented there. Did you have an "aha" moment at the conference?