Please join us for the Annual International Student Welcome Reception! This year, the event will take place on Thursday, August 28th at 3:30pm in the Bartlett Atrium. I would really love for you to join me in welcoming the new international college & ESL students Please RSVP to me if you will be attending! Drinks & Hors d'Oeuvres provided!
Brieana Marie Kepley made it to Finland and hopes (jk) to survive a semester there. Send her warm clothes, love or just letters. Follow her blog too. See how awesome it is to study abroad (if not so awesome getting there!)
International Studies Majors: check out this great opportunity with a great organization. Did I say that this is great? Yep #greatopportunity #MCWorks Africa ELI: Internship, Senior Study, and Service Learning! For students seeking an international experience while staying in Maryville, consider working with the Africa Education & Leadership Initiative (Africa ELI)—an organization educating youth in S. Sudan (africaeli.org). Maryville College has a proud history of serving students from S. Sudan so join the many Maryville College students who have worked with Africa ELI over the years. Africa ELI is currently seeking students for: • Research, especially related to grant funding opportunities • Graphic design and identity branding for their partner education academy in S. Sudan • Specific project development, such as generating new textbooks for S. Sudanese classrooms • Communications and story-telling for Africa ELI’s publicity and outreach • Creating a monitoring and evaluation system of teachers in S. Sudan • Help to develop their newest partnership, Future Doctors for South Sudan, where S. Sudanese students are prepared for careers in medicine (www.futuredoctors.org) RSVP to Dr. Ariane Schratter with interest and please join Africa ELI’s Director, Anita Henderlight, for an interest meeting on September 2nd, at 12:30pm, in Pearsons Dining Hall.