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November Activities and Events

Date & Time Description Location Link

Sat. 11/1
& 3:00

Weingarten Learning Resources Center 10th Anniversary Event! Cupcakes & Conversation
Hosted by Weingarten Learning Resources Center
In front of Stouffer Commons, Next to the Quad Learn More about WLRC
Sat. 11/1
2 - 4pm
International Master's Alumni Panel on the U.S. Job Search  Hosted by Chinese Students Support Network (CSSN) and Career Services Claudia Cohen Hall, Room G17, 249 S 36th Street Register Here
Sun. 11/2 -Sat. 11/8 Asian Pacific American Heritage Week
"Revolution" 2014
Various Locations Schedule of Events
Fri. 11/7
"Globalized Growth in Largely Agrarian Settings: The Case of India"  Presented by Anirudh Krishna Center for the Advanced Study of India, 3600 Market St., Suite 560 Learn More
Sun. 11/9
Culture Films at Penn Museum:  Day of the Dead (2010) with Tiempo de vals (2006) - Mexico. Free with museum admission donation. Penn Museum, 3260 South Street Learn More
Mon. 11/10
12 - 1pm
Cross-Cultural Communication Styles, Presented by Dr. Rudie Altamirano  Hosted by ISSS and Penn Libraries Van Pelt Library, Collaborative Classroom, Rm 113 Learn More and Register
11/11 - 11/17 Unity Week 2014   Hosted by The United Minorities Council Various Locations Learn More
November 6 - 21 Native Heritage Month 2014  Hosted by Natives at Penn and Greenfield Intercultural Center Various Locations Learn More

Tues. 11/18
4 - 5pm

International Student Discussion Series: Sex, Romantic Relationships and Dating.  Hosted by ISSS and CAPS Graduate Student Center, Room 305 Learn More and Register
Wed. 11/19
12 - 1:30pm
"U.S. Employment for International Students: Job Search Advice and Immigration Options - Q and A"  Hosted by ISSS and Career Services McNeil Building, Room 395 3718 Locust Walk Learn More
Wed. 11/19
Elections for Asian Pacific Student Coalition (APSC) Executive Board 2015 ARCH 108

Learn about the candidates

Learn More

Thurs 11/20
4:30 - 5:45pm

Class Participation Strategies workshop - Presented by Dr. Rudie Altamirano, Director of ISSS, & Sam Rappaport, Head TA MGMT 100.

Hosted by Wharton Communication Advisory Board and ISSS

Jon M. Huntsman Hall, Room 355 Register Here
Fri. 11/21
11am - 1pm
International Education Week ELP panel discussion - The ELP is looking for international students to participate in a panel discussion, where they can share their experiences (about the application process, classes, residential life, etc) and answer questions that ELP students pose. 
Hosted by ELP
Towne Building, Room 311 Contact: Maddy LaFerla Jenni
Fri. 11/21
4 - 5pm
International Students Open Forum - Voice your opinions as a Penn international student!  Hosted by International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) Houston Hall, Golkin Room Register



Fall 2014 Workshops

OPT workshops for F-1 students

International Student & Scholar Services is pleased to offer OPT workshops for F-1 students for Fall 2014.

For your convenience, we have two formats of the workshop: In-person and Webinar.

In-Person Workshops     Webinar  
Tuesday 09/16 3:00 – 4:00pm   Friday 10/03 4:00 – 5:00pm
Tuesday 09/30 12:00 – 1:00pm   Thursday 10/30  12:30 – 1:30pm
Wednesday 10/08 4:00 – 5:00pm   Thursday 11/20   12:00 – 1:00pm
Monday 10/13 12:30 – 1:30pm      
Tuesday 10/21 1:30 – 2:30pm      

Registration is required. Please click here to register for OPT workshops.

In-person workshops will be located in the conference room of ISSS (3701 Chestnut Street, Suite 1W), unless noted otherwise.

Webinar workshops are live, online workshops. After registering, the online webinar link will be sent by email before the event.

Workshops for Penn Department Administrators

ISSS is pleased to offer the following workshops for Penn department administrators.

Topic Date Time
Overview of Hiring Foreign Nationals Thursday 10/23  1:00 - 3:00pm
H-1B Workshop Tuesday 10/28 10:00am - 12:00pm
J-1 Scholar Workshop Wednesday 11/12  1:00 - 3:00pm

All workshops will be located in the conference room of ISSS (3701 Chestnut Street, Suite 1W) unless noted otherwise.

Registration is required. Please click here to register.