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International Educators

Meeting Calendar

One To World Monthly Membership Meetings 2017-18

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 the second Tuesday of each month.

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Mercy College Manhattan Campus

66 West 35th Street, Room 704

New York, NY 10001

Time: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Immigration and Regulations Roundtable Experts

Goldstein and Cheung LLP

June Sadowski-Devarez, IETS

September 12, 2017

When A Crisis Hits

Speakers will discuss their experiences in coping with catastrophic or unexpected events, including natural disasters, political upheaval, and acts of terrorism. We will discuss practical strategies to respond to students' resulting needs.


Evelyn Wang, The Art Students League of New York
Samantha Lu, Teachers College, Columbia University 
Shao Chen (Johanna) Pan-Carr, Fordham University 

Chair: Salvatore C. Longarino, Fordham University

October 10, 2017

Annual Meeting: 10:00 - 11:45 a.m. 

40 Years and Counting

We want to reflect on OTW's dynamic past, while simultaneously surveying the current landscape, with its challenges and opportunities, and our future direction. Panelists will have a chance to reflect on some remarkable past achievements and explore what the future may bring. 
Elizabeth Gill, Montclair State University
Eugene Goldstein, Goldstein and Cheung
June Sadowski Devarez, IETS
Marion Boultbee, Teachers College, Columbia University (retired) 

Facilitator: Mariam Assefa, WES

Special Location: Kimmel Center, NYU, Room 914 


WES Workshop: 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.

International Students' Career Perspectives and Outcomes  

This free workshop will provide an exclusive first glance at the latest WES Research report on employment outcomes, and a roundtable discussion with their fellow professionals in International Admission/Enrollment Management, International Students and Scholars Services, and Career Services. 
Paola M. Dominguez, Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey
Joanne Garcé-Rodríguez, NYU
Chair: Ian Wright, Director of Partnerships, WES
Location: Kimmel Center, NYU, Room 912  (60 Washington Square S, New York, NY 10012)

November 14, 2017

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: Nadia Rizvi, Columbia University; Becky Greenstrom, NYU

December 12, 2017

Two Hour Extended Immigration Roundtable

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; Michael Goldstein, Goldstein and Cheung LLP; Lucy Cheung, Goldstein and Cheung LLP, Helen Leonard, NYU

January 9, 2018

Hot Topics with Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) Officers

Officers from Student and Exchange Visitor Program join us to answer your most pressing questions about their role. 

Speakers: Krista Gard and Michael Sweeney, Field Representatives 

Chairs: Helen Leonard, NYU; Lorraine Luciano-McKeon, Rutgers University (NAFSA Region X RegBuds)

February 13, 2018

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

Chair: Xiaotang Huang, One To World

March 13, 2018

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. An IIE officer will discuss the unique characteristics of international students in our area. Our population differs in interesting ways from the national norms. 

Speaker: Julie Baer, Research Officer, IIE

Chairs: Erika Rohrbach, FIT; Tom Sirinides, NYU  

April 10, 2018

Advocating On and Off Campus for Your Office and Students

Speakers: Meg Popick, The Juilliard School (NAFSA Region X Advocacy Coordinator)

Chair: Alexis Merritt Akagawa, Columbia University

April 18, 2018

3rd Annual NJ Membership Meeting: 10:00 a.m - 12:30 p.m. 

U.S. international student trends in NJ & Career Outcomes Research 

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: Check in & Breakfast
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.: Immigration Roundtable
Speakers: June Sadowski-Devarez, IETS & Regina Degnan, Columbia University, ISSO
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: Coffee Break
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. : U.S. international student trends in NJ & Career Outcomes Research 
Speakers: Jessica Brandt, Director of Research, WES & Ning Luo, Research Associate, WES.

Location: Livingston Student Center, Room 201, 84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue, Piscataway Township, NJ 08854

May 8, 2018

WES Research Report: How Higher Education Institutions can help International Students Navigate Travel Ban Implications

Speakers: Makala Skinner, WES Research Assistant, WES; Ian Wright, Director of Partnerships, WES

June 12, 2018

NAFSA National Conference Debrief

If you are not able to go to Philadelphia, let us bring Philadelphia to you! Come hear highlights of interesting sessions directly from our colleagues who presented sessions. Do you have an "aha" moment at the conference?

Speakers: Jessica Sarles-Dinsick, Columbia University; Diana Sousa, Barnard College; Evelyn Wang, The Art Students League of New York

We thank Mercy College for providing space for our monthly meetings.




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