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Workshop Series: Pronunciation for Multilingual Students and Scholars

This 3-part workshop series includes interactive lessons to practice fundamental features of pronunciation in North American English. Register for the workshops here. Session 1: Rhythm and Clear Communication, Jan 2nd, 12pm-1:15pm Session 2: Pronunciation Strategies for Clear Communication, Jan 8nd, 12pm-1:15pm Session 3: Vowel Sounds, Jan 10th, 12pm-1:15pm

TOPSS Overview Workshop for International Graduate Teaching Assistants

Description: This workshop will prepare graduate students who are international teaching assistant candidates for the TOPSS exam. Learn about the exam and resources available. Participants will also learn how to make a clear announcement, how to transition smoothly to Part II of the TOPSS, and how to make a successful presentation in an academic setting: including preparation, organization, audience interaction, non-verbal communication, visuals and clear speech.

Marketing Your International Experience

Join the Office of International Affairs Graduate Assistants as they share personal insights about their international experience, how it has influenced their interests, and how it has made them marketable at work and in grad school. If you're an international student, or a domestic student interested in studying or working internationally, this session is for you.

Why We Need a Global Kitchen Table

How does a strong and globally diverse "kitchen table" of relationships help us sustain social change work in a world full of difference? Join us for a dialogue between Joanna Kerr, President & CEO of MakeWay, and Tatiana Fraser, Co-Lead of Systems Sanctuary. Register here.


Join us for a fantastic feast to celebrate Thanksgiving with the OISS staff and Lehigh's international student community! Registration is strictly enforced due to a capacity limit. Walk-ins will NOT be allowed to participate. Please register by Friday, November 10th.

Global Lehigh Grants: Funding Opportunities for Faculty & Doctoral Students

Each year, the Office of International Affairs provides awards for doctoral students and faculty to engage globally through research collaborations and conference presentations. Please join us to hear from previous grant recipients on how they expanded Lehigh's global footprint and enhanced their scholarly work through this funding! Please RSVP directly to Stacy Burger to receive a calendar invitation.

Study Abroad on Lehigh's Dime

Want to Explore the world? Not sure how you're going to pay for it? Come learn about some of Lehigh's best-kept secrets to go abroad. Resources and opportunities are waiting to be discovered!

Enriching Travel with Sustainability

Traveling abroad is an incredibly enriching experience that offers the chance to immerse oneself in new cultures, broaden perspectives, and create lasting connections. For students venturing abroad, it's not just about exploration but also about adopting sustainable practices and forging meaningful relationships. Talk to previous students who went abroad and gained invaluable knowledge and experiences from sustainable practices. Register Here

VIE Community of Practice Luncheon

Lehigh’s Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning and the Office of International Affairs invite you to join a meeting of the Virtual International Exchange (VIE) Community of Practice. This session will highlight the experiences of Lehigh’s English 003 students, who recently participated in a Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) class with a partnering university in Pakistan. Register Here

Study Abroad and Cultural Leadership

Dr. Dave Neita is a lawyer, published poet, lecturer, and international speaker specializing in cultural leadership. Based in the UK, he is a commentator on race, politics, mental health, and the arts. Dr. Neita is a professor on a Lehigh semester partner program, IES London: Health Practice and Policy. Lunch will be provided. Register Here

International Education Week Kick-Off Celebration

Don't miss the Global Union celebration at STEPS Concourse that will set the tone for International Education Week! The Kick-Off Event will include delicious cultural foods, performances by popular campus dance teams, education on the many cultural groups represented at Lehigh, and opportunities to learn about international campus resources. The deadline to register is November 10.

Global Lehigh's India Strategy and Engagement

Please join Anand Ramamurthi, Chair of BioEngineering, for an update on Lehigh's robust engagement in India. Learn how Ramamurthi's Provost Fellowship has deepened our engagement with India across all 5 colleges. Dessert and beverages are provided, and you are welcome to bring your lunch. Please RSVP directly to Stacy Burger to receive a calendar invitation.

How to Gain Resume Experience as an International Student

Join OISS & the Center for Career & Professional Development in a workshop that will highlight opportunities to build your skills, connect to experiential learning opportunities at Lehigh, and gain insights into work authorization as an F-1 or J-1 student. Invest in your professional development during International Education Week! Refreshments will be provided. Register Here.

How to Start Your Global Experience: Go Abroad 101

This event introduces students to the possibilities of study abroad and other international experiences. Students will learn what studying abroad entails (semester, summer, winter, classes, volunteer, internships, and more!) and how they can get started with their study abroad planning. Students will also hear about their experiences abroad from past participants.