Please join us for another year of exciting themes and programs. The first hour is a discussion of immigration-related issues; the second hour is devoted to other topics of importance to international educators and to promote best practices in the field. Meetings are typically the second Tuesday of each month, except for the October 17th Annual Meeting.
Time: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Monday, October 17, 2016
Annual Meeting: 10:00 - 11:45 a.m.
Guest Speaker: A Conversation with Commissioner Penny Abeywardena,
New York City Commissioner for International Affairs
Facilitator: David B. Austell, Associate Provost and Director
International Students and Scholars Office, Columbia University
Special Location: Pope Auditorium, Leon Lowenstein Center
Fordham University, Lincoln Center- 113 W. 60th Street (corner of Columbus Avenue & 60th Street)
Immigration Roundtable: 12:00 noon -1:00 p.m.
November 8, 2016
NAFSA Regional Conference Debrief
Did you miss the NAFSA Regional Conference? Don't miss the highlights! Come participate in a discussion about important information shared at this year's conference and hear an overview of sessions presented from fellow One To World members.
Chairs: Kate Levy, LIM College; Diana Sierra, Barnard College, Columbia
December 13, 2016
Hot Topics with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Officers
Officers from the Office of U.S. Customs and Border Protection join us to answer your most pressing questions about their role.
Speaker: Dan Rothman, CBP Officer
Chairs: Helen Leonard, NYU, and Gwyneth Smith, Columbia University; NAFSA Region X RegBuds
January 10, 2017
Two Hour Extended Immigration Roundtable: Regulations v. Reality
Immigration rules and regulations are constantly evolving. This session will provide an extended time to discuss the issues with our knowledgeable advisors!
Chairs: June Sadowski-Devarez, IETS; Goldstein and Cheung LLP;
February 14, 2017
A Taxing Issue: Tax Issues for International Students
International students and scholars are required to file U.S. tax returns. What are the current rules and regulations? What information is important for you to pass on to the students?
Speaker: Enda Kelleher, Vice President, Sprintax
March 14, 2017 - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER. RESCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, 3/21/17
IIE Open Doors Report: A New York Metro Area Special Analysis
Don't miss this special analysis of international student and scholar trends in the New York Metropolitan Area. Christine Farrugia of IIE, principal author of the annual Open Doors report, will discuss the unique characteristics of international students in our area. Our population differs in interesting ways from the national norms.
Speaker: Christine Farrugia, Senior Research Officer, IIE
Julie Baer, Research Officer, IIE
Chairs: Erika Rohrbach, FIT; Tom Sirinides, NYU
April 11, 2017
One To World Town Hall
As we look to the future, we would like to receive your input about the future of One To World. What services are the most valuable to you? How can we respond to the great growth of internaional student and scholars in the New York Metropolitan Area. How do we achieve sustainable growth as we prepare for the future?
Campus Collaboration on International Student Career Success
How can we assist international students who are interested in internships and job opportunities in the U.S.? What do we need to be aware of in terms of regulations? What is the view of employers towards international students? How can we effectively partner with Career Services offices?
Speakers: Di Hu, Co-Founder & Principal Coach, interEDGE.org; Erika Rohrbach, FIT;
Lauren Moy, Hofstra University
May 9, 2017
WES Report: Improving the International Student Experience: Implications for Recruitment and Support
Come hear the latest research from WES about international student recruitment and support. Concrete suggestions will be provided that you can implement on your campus.
Speakers: Megha Roy, WES Research Associate; Ian Wright, Director of Partnerships
Chair: Marissa Munn, One To World
June 13, 2017
NAFSA National Conference Debrief
If you were not able to go to Los Angeles, let us bring Los Angeles to you! Come hear highlights of interesting sessions and directly from our colleagues who presented sessions. Did you have an "aha" moment at the conference?
We thank Mercy College for providing space for our monthly meetings.