The Daily Eastern News

Career Services to inform international students about US interviews

Blake Faith, Contributing Writer

March 19, 2019

International students struggling to adapt to American interviewing styles can learn more about it by attending Career Services’ Mastering the United States Interview Culture for International Students Wednesday. One of this year’s goals for Career Services was to offer more events and informat...

Career Services offers tips, resources to international students

Austen Brown, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019

Career Services hosted an event for international students in the Tuscola-Arcola Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union on Wednesday. At the event, Career Services director Bobbi Kingery and employer relations specialist John Marr went over resources they offer to students native to other cou...

Career Services to host series of workshops for international students

Staff Report

January 22, 2019

Career Services will host an informational workshop for international students about services they offer on Monday at 10 a.m. in the Arcola/Tuscola Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. This will be the first of a four-part series of workshops for international students. The workshop was cre...

Study abroad opportunities to be presented at fair Wednesday

Nick Marsili, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2018

Any students interested in studying abroad should check out the Eastern’s study abroad fair. It will be held on Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the University Ballroom at the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union. Emily Tooy, the study abroad coordinator, said the fair is helpful for students wantin...

Tea around the World to be hosted by UB

Chrissy Miller, News Editor

October 9, 2017

Fair trade tea from different continents will be served on Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the Bridge Lounge and outside the Food Court in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. “Tea Around the World” is an idea that originated from the University Board’s multicultural committee and Kaylee...

Students share experiences in Latin America

Kennedy Nolen | The Daily Eastern News
Alysh Oetzel, a junior foreign language and communication disorders and sciences major, shares her experience of studying abroad in Costa Rica during the summer of 2017. She did a four-week long program with other Eastern students and a separate course on her own, where she enrolled directly into the Universidad Veritas in San Jose.

Kennedy Nolen, Multicultural Reporter

September 18, 2017

  Five presenters shared their study abroad experiences in a panel called “From the Eyes of Latinos” in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union as part of Latin Heritage month. Alysh Oetzel, junior foreign languages and communication disorders and sciences double major, spent four...

International students get used to life in different country

Manuel Almanza, Contributing Writer

April 10, 2017

For international students, each with their own cultures and values, entering a new country and university can be intimidating. Despite this, some students have found acceptance from others during their time at Eastern. After going to church one Sunday morning, Jeonghyun Kim, a junior sociology...

Students try international chocolates

Mellissa Nathan, a freshman pre med major samples goats milk chocolate From Germany as part of EIU and the Chocolate Factory, which features various unique chocolate samples from arund the world.

Mallory Kutnick, Campus Reporter

February 21, 2017

  Students sampled chocolates from five foreign countries Tuesday afternoon. In addition to German goat's milk chocolates, “EIU and the Chocolate Factory” showcased sea salt chocolates from Madagascar, dairy-free dark chocolate from Grenada, dark velvet chocolate from Switzerland and both...

Proposed Global Plaza in need of donations

Roberto Hodge, Multicultural Editor

January 15, 2015

For nearly 10 years, a proposed plaza dedicated to international alumni and study abroad students is still needing donations and funding to move its construction forward. The Global Ambassadors Plaza was considered as an option not long after the fire of Blair Hall in 2004. If such a plaza reaches...

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