January 30, 2018
Presenter materials from the cancelled January 23 meeting have been uploaded to our Resources page. Members can submit any clarifying questions or comments for presenters through this google doc until Friday, February 16. If you forgot the Resource Page password or are having trouble logging in, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 22, 2018
THE JANUARY 23 MEETING AT BETHEL UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER RELATED TRAVEL CONCERNS. We are currently looking into methods of sharing presentation information with members. Please check back here or to our Facebook page for updates.
Talks about an MIE/StudyMN Advocacy Day in the MN state capitol are still underway. In the meantime, you can find information on the NAFSA Advocacy Day in Washington D.C. March 19-20 here.
Early Bird registration for NAFSA's Advocacy Day ends February 20th. Region IV will offer up to 3 Regional Travel Grants to current Region IV Members. Applications are due by February 5th.
January 16, 2018
Our next meeting will be held at Bethel University on Tuesday, January 23. Details can be viewed on our Meetings page.
If you have any questions for Mary Hogan, ICE Community Relations representative, who will be presenting at the January 23rd meeting, please submit them by Friday, January 19 here.
Additionally, we are looking for those interested in helping to organize a MN State Advocacy Day in collaboration with Study MN. If you have an issue you would like to address with our representatives, or if you would like to get involved with planning this event, please let us know here by Friday, January 19.
November 22, 2017
The agenda and the google Hangout video link for the November MIE meeting are now available on our meetings and events page. We look forward to seeing you next week. Until then, happy thanksgiving to all who celebrate.
November 3, 2017
Stop by and support our fellow MIE members presenting at the #NAFSATri -Regional conference!
Sunday, November 5
1:45 - 3:00pm
Marissa Hill-Dongre (UMN-TC): Immigration Resources and Information in Uncertain Times
Tuesday, November 7
8:30 – 10:00am
Kelley Patriat (GLI), Gabriele Schmiegel (UMN-TC) and Bella Hettich (North Dakota): Sponsored Student Programs Concerns
1:45 - 3:00pm
Emiko Oonk (St. Olaf), Andrew Turgeon (Green River), Carol Solko-Olliff (Fort Hays): Supporting International Students with Academic Difficulties
3:00 - 3:45pm
Tracee Senti (UMN-TC), Amy Bello (UC Denver), Brad Hendrick (Caplan and Earnest LLC): H-1B Grace Period: Implementation through Case Studies
3:30 - 4:45pm
Luyen Phan (Macalester), Lisa Kosiewicz Doran (Colorado College): What's Your Favorite NRA Tax Form? Beyond Tax Basics
Wednesday, November 8
9:00am - 10:15am
Alison Champeaux (CSS), Marina Uehara (UMN-TC): International Student Development: For Small Town or Big Ten Schools
november 2, 2017
Come visit MIE during our co-sponsored Coffee Break with Study MN on Tuesday, November 7 from 3pm at #NAFSATri -Regional Conference in Denver!
october 13, 2017
Congratulations to Angela Bonfiglio from Augsburg College, the recipient of MIE's 2017 NAFSA Tri-Regional Conference Travel Grant!
September 25, 2017
MIE is collecting donations for an MIE "Minnesota" Box to be auctioned off at the NAFSA Tri-Regional Conference Gala & Auction. If you have an item you would like to donate for the MIE auction box, please sign up online with your name, contact information, and type of item you would like to donate. MIE will be in contact by mid-October for item collection. Please sign up by Monday, October 16
Looking for a roommate for the upcoming Tri-Regional Conference? Want to get to know your fellow MIE members a little better? Whether you already have a bed or are looking for one, check out the MIE sign up to get connected!
September 21, 2017
We are now accepting applications for the MIE travel grant to the upcoming NAFSA Tri-Regional Conference in Denver, CO. One recipient who exemplifies sufficient financial need and benefit of attending the conference, will receive up to $500 to offset conference costs. Travel grant applications are only available to paid MIE members. Applications are due by Wednesday, September 27.
September 18, 2017
We are looking forward to seeing you all at the first MIE meeting of the year. Here's the agenda: