UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

 

  • “Outmigration and Political Development in the Northern Triangle,” Lecture with CSU Professor of Political Science Stephen Mumme*

Tuesday, September 17 / 5-7 pm / Global Village Museum

See press release and student coupons attached to this email.

 

  • “Straight Talk from the US Southern Border,” Guest Lecture with Journalist Julian Aguilar*

Thursday, September 19 / 4 pm / Cherokee Park, Lory Student Center

Please join us for an informative talk about what is currently happening at the U.S. Mexico border! Texas Tribune reporter, Julián Aguliar has an extensive career in reporting politics and U.S. southern border conditions, policies, and general affairs. His focuses include immigration reform and enforcement, politics, international trade, border security, and the drug trade, and his political coverage has included local, legislative, and congressional races in Texas, as well as local and national elections in Mexico.

 

  • Roundtable Discussion with Journalist Julian Aguilar*

Thursday, September 19 / 2:30 – 3:30 pm / Lory Student Center, Room 378

The Office of International Programs would like to invite you to a roundtable discussion with Julian Aguilar, journalist with the Texas Tribune. Please come prepared to engage in coversation. To join the roundtable discussion, please plan on attending the lecture at 4:00 pm in LSC Cherokee Park. RSVP to Shauna DeLuca at shauna.deluca@colostate.edu by Friday September 13th.

 

  • “Global Hot Spots,” Lecture with Museum Co-Founder and Former CSU International Studies Professor John Roberts*

Saturday, September 21 / 2-4 pm / Global Village Museum

See press release and student coupons attached to this email.

 

  • International Symposium on Conservation Impact

Tuesday, September 24 / 8 am – 5 pm / McNichols Civic Center Building in Denver

Join the CSU Salazar Center for North American Conservation for this inaugural symposium. The Salazar Center is looking for student volunteers to help with event logistics. If interested, contact Catie.Boehmer@colostate.edu. Tickets are also available at regonline.com/conservationimpact2019

 

  • “Women in Turkey,” Talk with Associate Professor of Political Science Gamze Cavdar*

Wednesday, September 25 / 12 pm / Lory Student Center, Room 376

Please join the Office of International Programs as Dr. Gamze Cavdar discusses her work with women in Turkey and government policies. The talk will cover how the influences of neoliberalism and Islamic conservatism in Turkey has transformed gender roles in the society.

 

  • Former President of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga, Lecture*

Wednesday, November 6 / 5 pm / LSC Ballroom A

The Office of International Programs will host the former President of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga. President Jahjaga was the first woman to serve as President of Kosovo and is a staunch advocate for women’s empowerment. Please save the date and join us for a special event.

 

  • Education Abroad Office Events and Updates for Fall 2019

Check out these upcoming events hosted by CSU’s Education Abroad Office. All events and information sessions will also be listed on the educationabroad.colostate.edu web calendar. Please check online for updates on program specific information sessions that will take place throughout the year!

  1. Funding and Scholarship Workshops
  2. Scholarships:  we are constantly adding scholarships for education abroad programs.  Please review education abroad scholarship opportunities here.
  3. CSU Education Abroad Handbook

 

OPPORTUNITIES:

 

  • Internship with the Office of Congressman Neguse

The Fort Collins Office of Congressman Joe Neguse is looking for student interns to help with research, constituent services, and office management. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Priya Robb at Priya.Robb@mail.house.gov

 

  • Internship with Counterterrorism Education Learning Lab (CELL)

The CELL is hiring a Special Projects Intern and Special Projects Coordinator in Denver. CELL is a nonprofit nonpartisan institution dedicated to preventing terrorism through education, empowerment, and engagement. Both positions support CELL with existing programs and events, by conducting research, and other duties as assigned. For more information and job descriptions, please contact the Straayer Center in the Department of Political Science at CSU. Cover Letters and resumes can be sent to Elizabeth Cychosz at ecychosz@thecell.org with the position in the subject line.

 

  • Volunteer (or Earn Credit) with Public Achievement

Public Achievement is an international model for civic engagement that CSU utilizes to partner with local schools. Undergraduate students will guide, or “coach”, teams of 6-12 youth to address student-selected social issues and local problems. Expectations for volunteers: 1) Work directly with middle or high schoolers in Public Achievement Teams one hour a week, 2) Meet six times a semester for coaches training, 3) Offered as a volunteer or credit-earning experience. If interested, please email SLiCE_PublicAchievement@colostate.edu

 

  • Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) Poster Presentation Competition

The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa (ASMEA) is pleased to invite undergraduate students to participate in its first ever Poster Presentation Competition at the Twelfth Annual Conference being held in Washington, D.C. October 31 – November 2, 2019. Presenting a poster is an excellent opportunity for young scholars to showcase their work in a visual format that promotes discussion, enables interaction with seasoned academics, and receive feedback about their projects.  Information for student applicants:

  • Students must be in their junior or senior year in the Fall 2019 Academic year to be eligible to apply.
  • Interested students must submit an application via the online submission portal and include a 300-word abstract of original unpublished data.
  • Topics must be related to the Middle East and/or Africa.
  • The deadline to submit is October 1, 2019.

Successful applicants will be required to register for the Conference. Posters will be judged by how well the presenter demonstrates understanding of their subject matter as well as by the clarity of their presentation. For further information, please visit our Call for Posters page or contact info@asmeascholars.org.

 

 

  • New IE 379 Course:   Integrating Global Learning Post Study Abroad (1 credit)

In Fall 2019, The Office of International Programs is offering a NEW 1-credit course, IE 379, Integrating Global Learning Post Study Abroad.  Offered during the first 8 weeks of the semester, the course will help students make meaning of your international experience and take concrete steps to build on it in your education and career. Click here for more information or to register through CSU online.

This course will be offered every in the Spring as well.

 

  • IE 478: Managing International Development Programs

Thinking about how to work internationally after graduation, but not sure you have the skills to get the job? Check out this new course, Managing International Development Programs (IE 478) a 3 credit undergraduate and graduate level course starting online this fall! IE478 is a practical skill building course for designing and managing international projects that aim to solve global development issues that support a country’s self-reliance, environmental sustainability, population health, education reforms and alleviate poverty. Student will have an opportunity to learn how to write grant proposals, develop project work plans, design data collection methodologies, learn from directly from development practitioners and recruiter about the industry and complete career readiness component. Join us as we turn theory into practice, problems into sustainable solutions, and prepare for global citizenship! To register, click here. For more information contact Sarah.Phillips@colostate.edu.

 

  • Passport Scholarship Update

CSU International Programs is now an official Passport Acceptance Facility.   Starting September 15, we will be open to taking appointments to process passport applications for students, faculty, staff, and community members.  The execution fee of $35 paid to OIP for processing passports will go directly toward funding passport scholarships.  More information will be coming in September about this exciting update.

 

  • Ghana Learn and Serve Study Abroad Program

The Ghana Learn and Serve Program is accepting applications. We welcome participants from various majors including. Our theme is transnational solidarity and youth development. The final application deadline is September 15th.

Overall, students will travel throughout Ghana (five of the ten regions, both urban and rural) to learn working in the Global South. Participants will do service work at two sites and learn about Ghanaian history and culture, youth, sustainability, the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, art and artisan traditions, and disability justice. Coursework will be primarily experiential-based and include fieldwork, group projects, and community-based service-learning.  Two informational sessions are scheduled on September 5th (4:30-5:30pm) and September 9th (5:00-6:00PM) in Eddy (room numbers forthcoming), which will cover the itinerary and program costs, some ideas for fundraising and scholarships, and how to apply.

http://educationabroad.colostate.edu/

http://myedabroad.colostate.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.AdvancedSearch

 

  • TILT Academic Success Workshops

Every semester TILT presents workshops focused on learning strategies and academic skill building. This semester they are happy to announce that they are partnering with CSU Health Center to provide workshops on “Well-being Wednesdays”. Some of these workshops include Secrets of a Successful Student, Mid-Term Study Strategies, and Test Anxiety. These Academic Success Workshops are held in TILT Room 221 every Monday and Wednesday at 4:30-5:30 PM and Thursday at 6-7:00PM. Workshop descriptions can be found at their website

https://tilt.colostate.edu/learning/successWorkshops/.

 

  • TILT Tutoring

TILT Tutoring offers tutoring for many math, statistics, physics, biology, and chemistry courses. Our group tutoring model promotes collaboration. Students can drop-in to the Great Hall for their tutoring needs Sunday-Thursday 5pm-10pm. See schedule for exact course offerings: https://tilt.colostate.edu/learning/tutoring/pdfs/tutoringSP19-0122.pdf

Other tutoring resources: https://tilt.colostate.edu/learning/tutoring/freeAcademicSupport.cfm

  • TILT – Great Hall (2nd Floor)
  • (970) 491-3204

 

 

 

Events marked with a star (*) satisfy the INST 200 academic event requirement.