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International Center closed for Thanksgiving break

Filed in News and announcements by on November 19, 2018

The center will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday from noon on Wednesday, Nov. 21, through Friday, Nov. 23. We will resume regular hours on Monday, Nov. 26. We wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

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International scholar walk-ins canceled Nov. 6

Filed in News and announcements by on November 5, 2018

Walk-in advising for international scholars is canceled for Tuesday, Nov. 6 from 10 to 11 a.m. If you need assistance during this time, please email your adviser.

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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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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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Olga Allred to serve as J-1 scholar adviser

Filed in News and announcements by on June 13, 2018
Olga Allred to serve as J-1 scholar adviser

The International Center is pleased to announce that Olga Allred is the new J-1 scholar adviser. Olga is originally from the Republic of Moldova. She earned a bachelor’s degree in English and French from Moldova State University. Prior to joining the International Center, she worked for the MU Department of Residential Life, University Student Apartments […]

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International Center hosts Work Authorization Training for Employers

Filed in News and announcements by on June 1, 2018
International Center hosts Work Authorization Training for Employers

On Thursday, May 24, the International Center hosted its first Work Authorization Training for Employers workshop. Representatives from several area businesses gained a better understanding of the federal regulations for hiring members of MU’s international community, as well as training on cultural considerations and guidance on helping international employees have a successful and professional work […]

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