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Speakers discuss challenges of international students

Speakers discuss challenges of international students

Hunter Tyler, Reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

20 students and faculty gathered in the Legacy Multipurpose Room to hear the last Critical Conversation series of the year about international student experiences March 29. Elizabeth Ysasi, international services specialist, presented the Critical Conversation series hosted by the Office of Equity,...

Students make plans for Thanksgiving break

Amber Hernandez, Reporter

November 20, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Turkeys in the oven, families around the table and lots of laughter to go around is what Thanksgiving is usually all about but that isn't the case for all students. For the Thanksgiving holiday, students use the days off classes differently depending on where they are from and if they celebrate Than...

Adjusting culture from Zimbabwe to America

Marc Zographos, Columnist

April 23, 2018


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Coming from my home in Zimbabwe and having travelled a fair amount around the world in my life, culture shock has become somewhat of a normal thing for me. Though even with all the stories of what to expect, I could not have quite prepared myself for what I would experience here in America. Being...

International students face limitations for jobs on campus

International students face limitations for jobs on campus

Abena Tobin

November 30, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

International students make up 10 percent of the school's total enrollment and this number has grown by 1.7 percent from 2013 to 2016, but only 36 percent of student employees are international students. The international student program is outgrowing the available jobs on campus, and due to immigration ...

Study abroad meetings inform students about the program

Zoie Flores

February 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

Midwestern State’s study abroad program holds four meetings per year to inform students about the wonders of studying outside of a local college classroom. There are classes available in Spain, France, and London for all majors. The courses are worth six credit hours and students involved study fo...

International Potluck brings countries together

International Potluck brings countries together

Alyssa Mitchell

November 16, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

There was the smell of meat and spice in the air. People sat around with their friends eating a variety of food from all around the world. The International Potluck brought people from all walks of life together on Noc 14 at 5 p.m.Ruby Arriaga, activities coordinator, said, “International Education Wee...

Streich lecture broadens to include international energy

Streich lecture broadens to include international energy

Lane Riggs

February 24, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

The 34th annual Streich Family Lecture Series on Feb. 18 featured the voice of Robert Bryce, professional journalist, on his first visit of the campus. The ensuing hour explored the topic of the energy state in America and the overwhelming role Texas plays in the production of natural gas. The Streich lectur...

A global village: MSU reaches 9.8 percent international enrollment

A global village: MSU reaches 9.8 percent international enrollment

Taylor Warren

December 9, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

Economic development | Enrollment | Budget | Nursing | Housing | International enrollment | Crime | Greek life In the next 10 years, international enrollment is expected to surpass the projected goal of ten percent. Bringing different nationalities to the university has already taken place, bu...

Student officials request bus route expansion

Elascha Davila-Hicks

March 1, 2015


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, News

Mustang bus route planning to expand from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The Mustang bus route provides service to the university community. Now, administrators like Matthew Park, dean of students, are planning to expand that service. While some students enjoy the freedom of having their own transportation others patiently wai...

International students spread culture

miguel jaime

April 2, 2014


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch

International Fair from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. International students from all parts of the world gathered in Clark Student Center to share their culture and to speak about the offers their country has. Several international groups held crafts to help entertain students, others performed dances and songs, and ...

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