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The Center for International Education provides a newsletter every other week that is full of helpful information with resources for F-1 students, campus news, and events. Check out the newsletter library to find past newsletters!
 

May 1, 2024
Topics: Congratulations Grads!; Cookies and Conversation Celebration with Graduates; Walk-In Wednesdays Continue Through Summer; UCG is Hiring!

April 10, 2024
Topics:  Special Edition - Taxes 2023 Information

April 3, 2024
Topics: Tax Deadline April 15!; International Scholarship Applications Due April 25!; Congrats Jack Kent Cooke Nominees!; Cookies and Conversation Today; Walk-in Wednesday Today; Interships Available - Finance and Administration, Here to Support You!

March 20, 2024
Topics: Cookies and Conversation is Back Today!; Filing Your Taxes Made Easy; Walk-in Wednesday Today; Internships Available - Finance and Administration; Here to Support You

March 6, 2024
Topics: IMPORTANT: Global Showcase Today; Student Voices Be Heard Survey; March Cookies & Conversation Cancelled; Filing your Taxes; Walk-in-Wednesday Today; Internships Available; Here to Support You

February 21, 2024

Topics: Student Voices Be Heard Survey; March Cookies & Conversation Cancelled; Global Showcase March 6th; Study Spaces for Family; Spring into Wellness; Walk-in-Wednesday Today

February 7, 2024
Topics: File Your Taxes with Sprintax; Last Reminder: Enroll in United Healthcare Insurance Today!;Cookies and Conversation TODAY! Join Us!; Cultural Connect - APPLY NOW!; Walk In Wednesday Today!; Global Showcase 2024 - SAVE THE DATE!; Here to Support You!

January 29, 2024
Topics: Special Edition - Filing Your Taxes with Sprintax

January 24, 2024
Topics: Complete New Student Check-In; Reminder-Enroll in Health Insurance; Global Showcase Save the Date; Join International Dinner with MPI; Walk-in Wednesdays; Next Cookies and Conversation; Here to Support You

January 10, 2024
Topics: Walk In Wednesday Today!; Welcome New International Students; Complete New International Student Check In; Enroll in United Healthcare Insurance; Congrats to Honors Program Winners; Enrolled Full Time? One Stop Services Available; Next Cookies and Conversation February 7th; Here to Support You!

December 13, 2023
Topics: Campus Closed for Winter Break; Are you Registered for Spring?; Winter Break Travel Considerations; Cookies & Conversation; Pick up FREE Scarf; Enrollment in UnitedHealthcare Coming Soon; Walk-in Wednesdays; Here to Support You!

November 29, 2023
Topics: Reminder: Register for Spring 2024; What's Your Plan?; Tax Time Is Coming; Walk In Wednesdays Are Back; Hmong New Year Celebration; We Support You!

November 14, 2023
Topics:  International Education Week Events; What's Your Plan; Walk In Wednesday Cancelled; We Support You!

November 9 SPECIAL EDITION
Topic:  International Education Week Events

November 7 SPECIAL EDITION
Topics: International Student Scholarships! Deadline December 7 for Spring 2024; Scholarship Writing Resources

November 1 Newsletter
Topics:  Register Now for Spring 2024 Classes; CIE 15 Anniversary Celebration; International Education Week Event List; Study Abroad Fair November 15th; Scholarship Workshops Coming Soon!; Student Tutors/Conversation Group Leaders Needed!; Walk in Wednesday Cancelled for November 15th; Here to Support You!

October 18 Newsletter
Topics: IMPORTANT: REGISTER NOW FOR SPRING 2024!; International Education Week Events!; Update Your Email Address; Walk-In Wednesdays; UW Stevens Point Rep on Campus; Roberto Torres Mata Art Exhibit; Here to Support You!

October 4 Newsletter
Topics: IMPORTANT: Update Your Email Address; United Healthcare - You're Enrolled!; Roberto Torres Mata Art Exhibit; Walk-In Wednesdays; Here to Support You!

September 21 Newsletter
Topics: IMPORTANT: Study Abroad Fair; Intercultural Fall Social October 3rd; Roberto Torres Mata Art Exhibit; You're Invited - International Cooking & Dinner; Reminder - Enroll Now in Health Insurance; Walk-In Wednesdays; Here to Support You!

September 6, 2023 Newsletter
Topics: IMPORTANT: Study Abroad Fair; Join Cultural Connect; Southeast Asian Open House; STEM Center Open House; Reminder - Enroll Now in Health Insurance; Walk-In Wednesdays; Here to Support You!

August 30, 2023 SPECIAL EDITION
Topics: IMPORTANT: Welcome! Enroll in Health Insurance; Join Cultural Connect; Tour of Madison; Walk-In Wednesdays; Here to Support You!

August 23, 2023
Topics: Enroll NOW! United Healthcare Insurance Enrollment for Fall 2023 Term; Return to In-Person Classes for Fall 2023;Cultural Connect - JOIN NOW!;Walk-In Wednesdays Continue!;Here to Support You!;Technology Services - Important Dates

August 9, 2023
Topics: Enroll NOW! United Healthcare Insurance Enrollment for Fall 2023 Term; Return to In-Person Classes for Fall 2023; Technology Services - Important Dates; Walk-In Wednesdays Continue!; Here to Support You!

July 26, 2023
Topics: Return to In-Person Classes for Fall 2023; How Sweet to Work for CIE!; Walk-In Wednesdays Continue!; Here to Support You!

June 14, 2023
Topics: Global Cultural Experience in Washington D.C.; Reminder: Must be Registered Full-Time for Fall; Walk In Wednesdays for Summer; We Are Here for You!

May 17 Newsletter
Topics: Congratulations International Students!; Walk In Wednesdays Continue in Summer; CIE Is Hiring!

May 3 Newsletter
Topics: Congratulations 2023 International Graduates; Cookies and Coffee with CIE Today; CIE Office Is Hiring; Join the UCG Executive Board; Here to Support You; Black/African Community Graduation Celebration

April 19 Newsletter
Topics: Fall 2023 Foundation Scholarships; Join the Fun at the Pow Wow!; Help Shape Student Information System; Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities Day; Here to Support You!; Intl Cooking & Dinner; Edgewood College - Last Chance!; Black/African Graduation Celebration

April 4 Newsletter
Topics: Changing the Narrative April 7, 2023; Join Us for Coffee and Cookies Today!; File Your Taxes by April 18, 2023; Join in the Fun at the 2023 Madison Pow Wow April 22nd; Help Shape the Future Student Information System; Undergraduate Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities Day; Here to Support You!; Meet with an Adviser for Edgewood College on the Truax Campus

March 23 Newsletter
Topics: IMPORTANT: Changing the Narrative; Congratulations to Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Finalists!; Here to Support You!; Return to In-Person Classes - Fall 2023; Taxes Due April 18, 2023; Help Shape Student Information System; Edgewood College - Last Chance!

March 8 Newsletter
Topics: IMPORTANT: Global Showcase Today!; In-Person Classes Fall 2023!; International Women's Day Celebration; International Cooking and Dinner!; Edgewood College Visits

February 22 Newsletter
Topics: IMPORTANT: In-Person Classes Fall 2023!; Need ISS Advising?; Global Showcase Save-the-Date; Cookies and Coffee!; Black History Month Fashion Show; Tax Time!; Edgewood College Visits;

February 8 Newsletter
Topics: Need a Doctor? Enroll in Your Health Insurance Policy; Join Cultural Connect; ISS Adviser Out of Office - Make an Appointment Today!; Global Showcase Save the Date; Welcome 2023 Spring Cohort; Edgewood College On Campus!; MPI Super Bowl Party!

January 25 Newsletter
Topics: Enroll in Health Insurance!; Global Showcase in March; Join Cultural Connect!; Tax Filing Season Information; MPI International Cooking & Dinner!


January 12 Newsletter
Topics: Global Showcase in March; Register for Classes!; Join Cultural Connect!; Join the Capitol Reception with MFIS; Join Cultural Connect!; China COVID Restrictions; Welcome to our Newly Arrived International Students!

2022 NEWLETTERS:

December 14 Newsletter
Topics: Campus Shutdown for Winter Break; Register for Classes! Winter Break Travel Reminder; Intro to Documentary Storytelling; Walk In Wednesdays

November 29 Newsletter
Topics: Register for Classes! Winter Break Travel Reminder; Intro to Documentary Storytelling; Dual Degree Program with Edgewood College; Walk In Wednesdays

November 10 Special Edition Newsletter
Topic: International Education Week Events, November 14-19

November 2 Newsletter
Topics:  CIE Open House Today! International Education Week Information; Take the Student Satisfaction Inventory Survey and Win a Prize! Walk In Wednesdays

October 19 Newsletter
Topics: Reminder: CIE Recognized for Top Gilman Scholarship Institution; CIE Open House!; International Education Week Coming Soon; Walk-In Wednesdays; Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Info; Priority Enrollment Open Now!; Wheelchair Basketball Exhibition Coming to Madison College; Make a Difference Day!; Upcoming Dates to Explore Your Future!; Free Tickets to Hmong New Year Celebration!

October 4 Newsletter
Topics:  Study Abroad Scholarship Session; Walk-In Wednesdays are Back; Open House Reminder; Career Connection Events; Student of Color Transfer Series;  College Transfer Week

September 23 Newsletter
Topics: Cultural Connect Deadline September 23; Study Abroad Fair and Info Sessions; Walk-in-Wednesday Cancelled for September 28th; College Transfer Week Coming Up!; Open House Rescheduled for CIE

September 13 Newsletter
Topics: Let's Talk Insurance - United Healthcare Information Sessions; Study Abroad Fair and Information Sessions; Cultural Connect Deadline to Apply; CIE Open House Rescheduled; MIP Events

September 7 Newsletter
Topics: Reminder to Sign Up for Health Insurance; Complete New International Student Check In; CIE Open House Rescheduled: MIP Events to Join; DOXA Church International Student Picnic

August 30 Newsletter Special Edition
UPDATED Insurance Information with Correct Links

August 29 Newsletter Special Edition
Topics: Welcome!; United Healthcare Insurance Enrollment; Walk-In Wednesdays; 

August 17 Newsletter Special Edition
Topic:  New Insurance Provider; New CIE Office Now Open!

August 10 Newsletter
Topics: Register for Fall 2022; ISS Portal Update; Africa Initiative - Students Wanted!; Student Employee Spotlight; Join the CIE Team!

July 19 Newsletter
Topics:  Free Mallards Tickets; ISS Portal Update; Alternate Entrance to CIE; Student Employee Spotilight!

July 6 Newsletter
Free Mallards Tickets!

April 27 Newsletter
Topics: March 2020 COVID Guidance Extended; Transfer Options; Student Success Award Winners; Take Care of Your Health

April 6 Newsletter
Topics: Drop-In Academic Advising; Taxes Due in April; Transfer Options; Get Your Teal Out! Sexual Assault Awareness Month; Take Care of You (YOU.madisoncollege.edu); 2022 Madison College Annual Spring Pow Wow; Changing the Narrative - Save the Date!

March 29 Special Edition Newsletter
Topic: File Your Taxes! Deadline April 18, 2022!

March 23 Newsletter
Topics: International Student Scholarship Deadline Approaching; International Student Volunteer Award; IMPORTANT; Return to In-Person Courses Fall 2022; Sprintax Resources Information-Taxes Due in April; Save the Date-Changing the Narrative; Artist Talk-Adriana Barrios and Climate Change

March 9 Newsletter
Topics: Global Showcase Today!; Return to In-Person Courses Fall 2022; Volunteer During Spring Break; Sprintax Resources; Madison Gateway Scholarship

March 2 Special Edition Newsletter
Topic: Global Showcase

February 18 Newsletter
Topics: Return to In-Person Courses Fall 2022; Transfer Week/College Day: Cultural Connect Deadline Extended; Sprintax Resources; Madison Gateway Scholarship; Art Exhibit: "Honoring the Black Woman"; Meet the Newest CIE Staff Member

February 9 Newsletter
Topics: Welcome New 2022 Spring International Students; Join Cultural Connect; Sprintax Resources; Student Services Open House; Madison Gateway Scholarship; Career Connection Week;  STEM Center Speaker Series; Looking for Housing?; Art Exhibit: "Honoring the Black Woman"; Meet the Newest CIE Staff Member

February 4 Special Edition Newsletter
Topic: JOIN CULTURAL CONNECT!

January 26 Newsletter

Topics: Free Scarves; Tax Filing Help; Spring Textbooks Online; Technology Access; Student Emergency Funding Update; Looking for Housing?; Art Exhibit: "Honoring the Black Woman"; Explore Transfer to UW-Platteville

January 12 Newsletter
Topics: Welcome to Spring 2022 Term; Tax Filing Help; Spring Textbooks Online; Technology Access; Air Travel into United States; Student Emergency Funding Update; Satisfactory Academic Progress; Martin Luther King Celebration Basketball Game; Theater and Event Setup Employment Opportunity; Work as a Tutor

2021 NEWSLETTERS:

December 17 Special Edition
Topic: Income Tax Help for International Students

December 15 Newsletter
Topics: Tax Filing for International Students; Campus Closure (CIE Services) for Holidays; Scholars of Color Mentoring Program; Multiple Resources to get you through Finals!; Update on Travel Restrictions; Be Sure to Register for Classes; Satisfactory Academic Progress; Happy Holidays from CIE; Volunteer over the Holiday Break; Go Global or Stay Home: Check us out on Facebook and Instagram; Need Help? Theater and Event Set Up Help Wanted; Work as a Tutor

December 1 Newsletter
Topics: Update on Travel Restrictions; Be Sure to Register for Classes; Edgewood College Upcoming Events; Satisfactory Academic Progress; Celebrate Hmong New Year; Stephanie Belmas Highlighted in International Student Partner Newsletter; Check us out on Facebook and Instagram; Need Help? Theater and Event Set Up Help Wanted; Work as a Tutor

November 17 Newsletter
Topics: Beware of Scams; Register for Classes; International Education Week Events - Jeopardy, Immigration Fair, COVID 19 Vaccines; PTK Golden Apple Awards with Two International Students Participating; Go Global But Stay Home; Welcome New Employee; check us out on Facebook and Instagram; Need Help; Theater and Event Set-Up Job Opportunity; Work as a Tutor

November 15-21 Newsletter - International Education Week 
Topics: International Education Week Schedule of Events; November 15th CIE Open House; November 16th Instagram Live with Sebastian Varela; November 17th Film Showing of "The Dialogue"; November 18th World Jeopardy; November 19th Fulbright Awards Experiences with Rhonda Petree; Immigration Resource Fair at Goodman South Campus; Map yourself - How do you identify internationally

October 25 Newsletter
Topics: Go Global But Stay Home; CIE Open House; College Transfer Fairs; On-Campus Jobs Available (including CIE!); CIE New Employee; Studying Outside the U.S.; Need Help?; 

October 6 Newsletter
Topics:  CIE Is Hiring; Work as a Tutor; Get Connected Job Fair; Travel Video Contest; Studying Outside the U.S.; Need Help?; College Transfer Fairs; Need Technology Access; Check Us Out on Facebook and Instagram

September 23 Newsletter
Topics: CIE is Hiring!; Work as a Tutor; Looking for IT Job?; Get Connected Job Fair; Studying Outside the US this Fall? Let us know!; Need help?; Call for International Student Spotlights; Need Technology Access?; Check us out on Facebook and Instagram

​September 9 Newsletter
Topics: Health Insurance Information; Technology Access; ISS Resources for New and Current Students; Tips and Items to Remember; SEVP Continues Enrollment Accommodations Through Spring 2022; Welcome Brenda; Welcome Laura; Check us out on Facebook and Instagram

August 11 Newsletter
Topics: New Customs and Border Protection App, Madison College COVID-19 Guidelines and Vaccinations, SEVP Continues COVID Enrollment Accommodations Through Spring 2022, Call for International Student Spotlights!, ISS Resources for New and Current Students, Tips and Items to Remember!, Travel Recommendations, Farewell Amy!, On-campus Job Opportunities, Welcome Laura!

July 7 Newsletter
Topics: Tips and Items to Remember! (SEVP scamming), ISS Resources for New and Current Students, Call for International Student Spotlights!, Travel Recommendations, SEVP Continues COVID Enrollment Accommodations Through Spring 2022, Farewell Tina!, Student Worker Spotlight 

June 2 Newsletter
Topics: Travel Recommendations, On-Campus Job Opportunities Interview, SEVP Continues COVID Enrollment Accommodations Through Spring 2022, International Admissions Video Available, Congratulations Student Success Award Recipients, Student Worker Spotlight

May 5 Newsletter
Topics: COVID Accommodations through Spring 2022, Health Insurance for Summer 2021, Travel Recommendations, Farewell Becki, Congratulations Graduates, Mental Health Awareness Month

April 21 Newsletter
Topics: Graduating? Transferring-Out? Last Semester at Madison College?, Cultural Connect, Student of Color Transfer Week Virtual Student of Color Transfer Series FINAL.pdf, Mail Center Student Help

April 7 Newsletter
Topics: Enroll Now for Fall, Graduating? Transferring-Out? Last Semester at Madison College?, USCIS Updates Several Forms, Tax Deadline Extended, Free Tax Webinars, Cultural Connect, Global Connections

March 24 Newsletter
Topics: USCIS Updates Several Forms, Tax Deadline Extended to May 17, Free Tax Webinars, Scholarship Applications Due March 31, Cultural Connect, Global Connections, Moreira named 2021 New Century Transfer Scholar

March 10 Newsletter
Topics: IIE Emergency Funding, Taxes Due April 15, Spring Break - Student Services Available, Travel Recommendation, Scholarship Applications Due March 31, Global Connections, Cultural Connect, Congratulations to scholarship Finalists, Job Opportunity - Mail Services

February 24 Newsletter
Topics: Free Tax Help, Free Tax Webinars, Enrollment and WNA Reminder, International Student Scholarships, Global Showcase, Global Connections, Cultural Connect, Friday Thrive Student Chats

February 10 Newsletter
Topics: International Student Scholarships, Address Updates, Share your Preferred Name, Global Connections - Chance to Win, Global Connections, Cultural Connect, CIE Staff Spotlight, CIE Student Support Check-ins

January 27 Newsletter
Topics: Spring 2021 Plans, Free Tax Help, Important Academic Dates, Must Remain Full-Time Hold, CIE Student Support Check-Ins, Global Connections, CIE is Hiring, Cultural Connect, Madison College Challenge, Internship Fair, Virtual Transfer Events

January 14 Newsletter
Topics: COVID Accommodations, Health Insurance Waiver, Welcome New Students, CIE Student Assistant Position, Cultural Connect, Textbook Rental Return, Bookstore Services, Tutoring Services

CIE Statement on U.S. Capitol Unrest - Dr. Daniel's Social Media Statement - Dr. Daniel's Statement to Students.pdf

2020 NEWSLETTERS:

December 16 Newsletter
Topics: COVID Accommodations, Congratulations Graduates, Health Insurance, Winter Shutdown, CIE Student Assistant Position (2021 CIE Student Assistant Job Announcement.pdf), Seasonal Bookstore Assistant Position, Student Calling Campaign Intern, Return Borrowed Equipment, Fraud Advisory 
Documents: Student-Employment-Application.pdfCover Letter Template.pdf

December 2 Newsletter
Topics: Planning for Spring Q&A Session, Winter Break Travel, Health Insurance, Winter Shutdown, Global Connections, Cultural Connect, Digital Backpack Workshops, Book a Librarian or TechXpert, Bookstore Information, Job Opportunity

Thanksgiving Greetings and Job Opportunity Student-Employment-Application.pdf

November 18 Newsletter
Topics: Planning for Spring Q&A Session, Winter Break Travel, Congratulations Graduates, Global Connections, Virtual Movie Night, Changing the Narrative Leadership Conference, Cultural Connect, Volunteer to Tutor High School Students, Know Your Rights, Scam Targeting International Students, Health & Community Resources

International Education Week - Nov. 16-20

November 4 Newsletter
Topics: Enroll for Spring, CARES Private Funds, Student Engagement Survey, Global Connections, CIE Front Desk, Cultural Connect, Santa's Wish List, Mail from the Heart, First-Generation Celebration, Student Food Pantry

October 21 Newsletter
Topics: Enroll for Spring, CIE Front Desk, Cultural Connect, Student Tech and Library Support, Find a Navigate Study Buddy, Health Minds Study Survey, Exploring Culture Through Conversation, Guest Speaker Saul Flores

October 7 Newsletter
Topics: USCIS Fee Increases on Hold, CIE Front Desk, Cultural Connect, Global Connections, Virtual Transfer Fair, Navigate Student Platform is Live

CIE Front Desk - Virtual Drop-In Assistance

September 23 Newsletter
Topics: Emergency Funding from Western Union Foundation, Update your Address, Share your Preferred Name, Cultural Connect, Global Connections, Student Forum on Equity and Inclusion, Student Book Club

September 9 Newsletter
Topics: Full-Time Hold, Swap - Don't Drop, Join Cultural Connect, Global Connections, Student Book Club, Back to School Checklist, Housing, Academic Planner

August 16 Newsletter
Topics: Health Insurance, CARES Private Funds, MIP Grocery Card, Online Enrollment for Fall, Cultural Connect, Remote Learning Tips, Support Services, Tutoring

August 12 Newsletter
Topics: Health Insurance, Finalize Fall Classes, Online Class Fees, Past Due Fees Will Not Block Enrollment, Social Media Takeover, Free Tech for Students

July 29 Newsletter
Topics: Online Enrollment for Fall, Fall 2020 Plans Survey, Finalize Fall Classes, Emergency Funds from IIE, Global Connections, Summer Engagement Series, Free Tech for Students

July 15 Newsletter
Topics: Fall 2020 Policy Changes Info Session, Deadline to File Taxes, Fall 2020 Plans Survey Coming Soon, Global Connections, Social Media Takeover

July 14 Special Announcement: U.S. Administration Rescinds Fall 2020 Enrollment Policy

July 10 Special Announcement: Fall 2020 Enrollment Plans Update

July 2 Newsletter
Topics: CARES Emergency Funding, Virtual Leadership Course, Student Worker Spotlight, Textbook Rental Return 

June 17 Newsletter
Topics: Deadline to Pay Insurance, MIP Grocery Card Giveaway, File Your Taxes, Global Connections, Student Worker Spotlight, Forward Dane Reopening Plan

June 5 - Letter from Dean of CIE on Racial Justice

June 3 Newsletter
Topics: Congratulations IIE Award Recipient, Textbook Rental Returns, Digital Backpack Series, Global Connections, Virtual Yoga, ISS Social Media, Student Worker Spotlight

May 20 Newsletter
Topics: Enroll Now for Fall, CARES Emergency Funding, MIP Grocery Card Giveaway, Travel Signature, File Your Taxes, Global Connections

May 6 Newsletter
Topics: CARES Emergency Funding, MIP Grocery Card Giveaway, Travel Signature, Summer Health Insurance, Global Connections, Intern Spotlight, Congrats Graduates!

April 22 Newsletter
Topics: Emergency Funds from IIE, Update Mailing Address, Global Connections, Virtual Advising, Enroll for Summer and Fall, Virtual Yoga, Remote Learning Tips

April 8 Newsletter
Topics: Emergency Assistance, Remote Learning Guide, File Your Taxes, Global Connections, Response to Coronavirus and Campus Closure, Virtual Advising

March 25 Newsletter
Topics: Safer at Home Order, More Support, Considering Travel, File Your Taxes, Student Scholarships, Virtual Advising, Response to Coronavirus and Campus Closure, International Student Group Chat

March 12 Newsletter
Topics: Coronavirus Travel Warning, File Your Taxes, Student Scholarships, CIE Spring Break Hours, Start Planning for Fall, Exploring Culture Through Conversation

February 26 Newsletter
Topics: Student Satisfaction Survey, Travel Requirements, Free Tax Help, Student Scholarships, Global Showcase, International Festival

February 12 Newsletter
Topics: Student Scholarships, MyMadisonCollege Updates, Free Tax Help, Preferred Name, Free Tutoring and Writing Assistance, Cultural Connect, Botswana Trip, Behind the Dish, Register for Summer, NET Friday Conference