Tag: Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs

I-Fest Celebrates ‘Rhythms of the World’: International Diversity Showcase April 17

I-Fest Celebrates ‘Rhythms of the World’: International Diversity Showcase April 17

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs (MCISA) invite the Webster community to join them Friday, April 17, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. in the University Center’s Grant Gymnasium for the annual Webster University International Festival (I-Fest.) Each year, I-Fest celebrates and showcases the international diversity of Webster University, providing Webster University international students an opportunity to […]

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MCISA Welcomes International Students to St. Louis with March 13 Orientation

MCISA Welcomes International Students to St. Louis with March 13 Orientation

| March 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs (MCISA) has been working hard to prepare for the arrival of new international students on the home campus in Webster Groves, with an all-day orientation on Friday, March 13. This term new students are expected from China, Nepal, Nigeria, Iran, South Korea and Myanmar. As we prepare to […]

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MCISA Presents ‘Manifest Your Destiny’ with Hill Harper Feb. 23

MCISA Presents ‘Manifest Your Destiny’ with Hill Harper Feb. 23

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs (MCISA) present “Manifest Your Destiny” with keynote speaker Hill Harper. The lecture will be held Monday, Feb. 23, in the Loretto-Hilton Center on the home campus from 6:30-9 p.m. Doors will open at 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Humanitarian, philanthropist, author, […]

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Commencement Ceremony Flag Procession: Applications Due April 22

Commencement Ceremony Flag Procession: Applications Due April 22

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs (MCISA) office coordinates a special international event during our annual Commencement ceremony in May. Students from around the world may apply to represent their home country in our Flag Procession during the main ceremony at Commencement. If interested in carrying the flag of your home country during our […]

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Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month

| January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University will host or participate in several events for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and Black History Month this year. The events range from participating in a community-wide celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. to hosting a performance by the acclaimed performance group “Step Afrika.” Jan. 18: Webster Groves MLK Community Celebration The […]

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International Student Orientation Jan. 5, 9, Welcomes Global Gorloks for Spring I

International Student Orientation Jan. 5, 9, Welcomes Global Gorloks for Spring I

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs (MCISA) has been working hard to prepare for the upcoming arrival of new international students on campus. This spring we are expecting new students to arrive from China, Czech Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, India, Israel, Japan, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Ukraine, and […]

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In the News: Rocero talks gender issues; Rishe on sports betting; STLBJ on Ferguson; Corrigan’s book as model

In the News: Rocero talks gender issues; Rishe on sports betting; STLBJ on Ferguson; Corrigan’s book as model

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent news media coverage involving Webster University community members includes: Rocero Discusses Transgender Issues, Inclusiveness on Channel 5 Wednesday night’s guest speaker Geena Rocero was interviewed live on NBC affiliate KSDK-TV to discuss the topics covered in her lecture at Webster University. Rocero, who has appeared in Macy’s catalogs, Hanes ads, a John Legend video […]

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International Education Week Events Nov. 13-21

International Education Week Events Nov. 13-21

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

International Education Week (IEW) provides an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education promotes programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the […]

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Nov. 19: Geena Rocero, Model and Transgender Advocate, Founder of Gender Proud

Nov. 19: Geena Rocero, Model and Transgender Advocate, Founder of Gender Proud

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The community is invited to a lecture by Geena Rocero, model and transgender advocate, and founder of Gender Proud, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, in the University Center Sunnen Lounge. Born to humble beginnings in Manila, Philippines, Rocero always had big dreams. Growing up, she knew that she was different from her childhood friends. […]

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Around Webster: Applied Educational Psychology Study; STLCC International Student Presentation; ESL Faculty at MIDTESOL

Around Webster: Applied Educational Psychology Study; STLCC International Student Presentation; ESL Faculty at MIDTESOL

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recent professional news and accomplishments by Webster University community members include: ESL Faculty at MIDTESOL English as a Second Language (ESL) faculty members Carolyn Trachtova, Amy Roither and Tamara Rodney presented at the annual Mid-America Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (MIDTESOL) Fall Conference in Warrensburg, Missouri, on Saturday, Oct. 25. In their […]

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