May’s Kind of from the Horse’s Mouth

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A Monthly Blast on Upcoming Events, Things to Know, and Other Fun Information

Here’s the May blast on a variety of topics.

Upcoming Events

Looking for new tools to try? MSU Tools and Technologies, open to all with self-enrollment

Spring Conference on Teaching, Learning, and Student Success, May 4-7, 2021, Open to all.

Please consider joining MITESOL on May 18th at 6pm for a discussion with Rebeca Ontiveros-Chavez, immigration attorney with the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center.

Things to Know

Do read and share this newly published policy report by Dr. Stephanie Kim, Georgetown’s Faculty Director for the Higher Education Administration Program, titled, Coming to America: Reopening the United States to International Students

Looking for something else to read? Check out this text: English Across the Curriculum: Voices from Around the World The chapters in the book testify to challenges faced, opportunities presented, and a passion displayed for embedding academic English literacy in courses in a range of disciplines at institutions around the world.

Still need something to read? Check out this blog titled from productivity to meaningful work  from Dean Long.

This one you definitely should read: Good news for international education in the U.S.: National Interest Exceptions for Certain Travelers from China, Iran, Brazil, South Africa, Schengen Area, United Kingdom, and Ireland

Last one, I promise. Will international students return to the U.S.? Read these articles for two different perspectives: Willing to Quarantine & Open Borders Not COVID Numbers

Other Fun Information

MSU Football Coach Mel Tucker joined leaders from Sparrow Hospital and Ingham County Health Department in a public service announcement on the COVID-19 vaccine. Watch it here

Support this program for helping veterans develop a broad depth of beekeeping knowledge. Heroes to Hives

You can help MSU Bikes purchase a vending machine that will allow MSU students to make repairs on their bikes, 24/7. Vending Machine @ MSU Bikes

If you have events that I missed, please add them to this shared Google Doc. Be sure to help me fill up each section with anything related to the ELC or our students in terms of upcoming events, things to know, and other fun information.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Dr. Dustin De Felice, Associate Professor
Director, English Language Center
College of Arts & Letters | Michigan State University
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