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Conferences

AWISA meets 3 times per year- Fall, Winter, and Spring. Conferences are announced to members via email and after the conference you can check her for the resources presented at the meetings.

Fall 2019

November 22, 2019
Pacific Lutheran University

Agenda

  • Understanding Social Influencers: To recruit in a new, refreshing way

  • Language Partner Program: building a writing relationship

  • Mental health trends in college students

  • Pronouncing Chinese Names

  • SEVP Session

  • Demonstration of the Gottfried and Mary Fuchs Organ

Spring 2019

April 26, 2019
Edmonds Community College

See Agenda Here

  • Study Washington Presentation

  • Are You Talkin" To Me?

    • Presenters: Elizabeth Lyon, Edmonds Community College

    • See presentation here

  • Mental Health and International Students: Research, Perspectives, and Innovations

    • Presenters: Megan Weekley, Morneau Shepell & Laura Caferro, LewerMark Student Insurance

    • See presentation here

  • Discussion with SEVP

    • Presenter: Stephanie Garrard, SEVP Field Rep

    • See presentation here

  • Yes We Can! ... Switch Student Orientations to a Hybrid/Online Format

    • Presenters: Lisa Jacobson & Heather Mueller - Cascadia College

    • See presentation here

Winter 2019

January 25, 2019
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

See Agenda Here

  • International Café program

    • Presenter(s): Anna Miller and Nicki Kukar, Central Washington University

  • Study Washington Presentation

    • Presenter(s): Kyle Brown

  • Navigating the Unexpected: Emergency Management in an International Education Office

    • Presenter(s): Yushin Wung, Shoreline Community College

  • Engaging and Effective Orientations

    • Presenter(s): Renée Infelise, North Seattle College, and Melissa Randolf, Edmonds Community College

  • Enhancing cultural competence through game play

    • Presenter(s): Heather Jacobson, Pacific Lutheran University

  • Persistence Rates: Why is it important, how can we increase those in our students.

    • Presenter(s): Daniel L. Hammes, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

    • See presentation slides here.

Fall 2018

November 2, 2018
South Puget Sound Community College