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.
Time: 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
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
: 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.