Nominations for 2008 Tommie Award accepted until 4 p.m. tomorrow

Study abroad: January Term orientations this Friday or Saturday

If you plan to study abroad in January, you must attend an orientation session.

Here are the dates of the sessions:

  • UST programs – 3-6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16, in Room 126 (auditorium), John R. Roach Center for the Liberal Arts
  • UMAIE programs – 12:30-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, in the O'Shaughnessy Educational Center foyer

Topics that will be covered include:

  • Flight itineraries
  • Meeting other students in your program
  • Meeting the faculty director(s)
  • Course information
  • Packing, etc.

For more information, contact the International Education Center, (651) 962-6450.

For International Admissions: Undergraduate domestic and international students are needed as international student ambassadors.

The Office of International Recruiting and Admissions at the University of St. Thomas announces a new international student ambassador program. Undergraduate, degree-seeking domestic and international students can apply to and be part of this program.

The deadline to apply is Wednesday, Nov. 21.

International student ambassadors will help with the following individual or group campus visits:

Campus tours

  • Have lunch with a prospective international student
  • Escort a prospective international student to class
  • Escort a prospective international student to a meeting with a professor
  • Help International Admissions with other recruiting efforts, such as phone or e-mail communication with a prospective undergraduate international student

There are many benefits of being involved in this program:

  • Be able to meet international students from around the world
  • Be a part of a fun team of people
  • Free food
  • It looks good on a résumé

Interested students can pick up an application for the program from the Office of International Student Services (OISS), located in Room 161, Murray-Herrick Campus Center, or from International Admissions, located at 44 Cleveland Ave. in the International Education Center.

Contact Anne Winston, (651) 962-6492, if you have further questions or would like an application sent to you directly.