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Welcome, Kristen

Filed in News and announcements by on September 12, 2018
Welcome, Kristen

The International Center is pleased welcome Kristen Carranza to its staff. Kristen will be serving as the document specialist for international sponsored students. She graduated from MU in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in English and Spanish, a minor in East Asian studies and a multicultural certificate. She also holds a TEFL certification from CIEE […]

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Phone scam advisory: Fraudulent message appears to impersonate Chinese Consulate

Filed in News and announcements by on September 5, 2018

The International Center warns all MU students, staff and faculty to beware of a fraudulent message impersonating the Chinese Consulate. The following email was sent to all MU international students and scholars regarding the message. Dear MU international students and scholars, Have you been contacted recently by someone saying they’re representing the China Consulate in […]

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New Bond International Scholars Award will offer $5,000 study abroad scholarships each semester

Filed in News and announcements by on August 29, 2018

The International Center is pleased to announce the Bond International Scholars Award, which will provide five $5,000 study abroad scholarships to MU students. This new award is the result of generous donations by friends of retired U.S. Senator Christopher S. “Kit” Bond in honor of his exemplary public service. Eligibility and application All full-time MU […]

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Sponsored student walk-in advising canceled Sept. 6

Filed in News and announcements by on August 28, 2018

International sponsored student walk-in advising will be canceled Thursday, Sept. 6. If you need assistance during that time, please contact your adviser.

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Ayllon named new director of study abroad

Filed in News and announcements by on August 22, 2018
Ayllon named new director of study abroad

The MU International Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Miguel Ayllon will serve as director of study abroad effective Sept. 1, 2018. Ayllon has been interim director of study abroad for the center since January 2018. Prior to that, he was the director of international engineering and STEM programs, a position shared by the […]

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Walk-in advising cancellations for Aug. 13–16

Filed in News and announcements by on August 8, 2018

Walk-in advising sessions for international students and scholars will be canceled on the following dates: International scholars (J-1/H-1B) Monday, Aug. 13 Tuesday, Aug. 14 International students (F-1/J-1) Monday, Aug. 13 (morning and afternoon) Tuesday, Aug. 14 (afternoon only) International sponsored students (F-1/J-1) Monday, Aug. 13 Tuesday, Aug. 14 Wednesday, Aug. 15 Thursday, Aug. 16 If […]

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International Center returns to regular hours

Filed in News and announcements by on August 3, 2018

Starting Monday, Aug. 6, the International Center returns to regular office hours: 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday–Friday.

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Walk-in advising cancellations for July 30, Aug. 1

Filed in News and announcements by on July 30, 2018

The following international student and scholar walk-in advising sessions are canceled this week: MONDAY, JULY 30: Walk-in advising for international (F-1/J-1) sponsored students is canceled. WEDNESDAY, AUG. 1: Walk-in advising for all international students and scholars is canceled. If you need assistance during a time walk-in advising is not available, please email your adviser.

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International Center closed for Independence Day

Filed in News and announcements by on July 3, 2018

The International Center will be closed beginning at noon Tuesday, July 3, through Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser. Wishing everyone a happy and safe Fourth of July celebration!

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International student walk-ins canceled Tuesday, June 19

Filed in News and announcements by on June 15, 2018

Walk-in advising for international (F-1/J-1) students is canceled for Tuesday, June 19. Regular walk-in advising will resume Wednesday, June 20. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser. Note: This cancellation does not affect international sponsored students.

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