PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

More

Penn State Global Programs To Host International Student Town Hall July 14

Penn State’s Office of Global Programs will host a virtual town hall at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14 in response to new policy changes affecting international students.

The university plans to answer questions regarding U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s announcement that international students taking a fully remote course load this fall may be deported.

Global Programs will be joined by President Eric Barron and five other Penn State figures, including:

  • Roger Brindley, vice provost for Global Programs
  • Masume Assaf, director of international student and scholar advising in Global Programs
  • Susan D’Amico, associate director of international student and scholar advising in Global Programs
  • Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, associate dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion, a Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar and Clinical Professor of Law, and director of Penn State’s Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic
  • Jennifer Campbell, moderator, director of global operations and learning in Global Programs 

The town hall will be live-streamed and recorded and archived for later viewing. Questions can be sent to [email protected].

Last week, Barron expressed Penn State is committed to doing “everything in its power” to protect international students from the enforced guidelines. Additionally, the university will take legal action to support a lawsuit challenging the federal government’s updated policy.

In the meantime, international students are encouraged to check out the list the Students Teaching Students program compiled that includes Penn State classes that will be taught in-person this fall at University Park.

Your ad blocker is on.

Please choose an option below.

Sign up for our e-mail newsletter:
OR
Support quality journalism:
Purchase a Subscription!

About the Author

Colleen Nersten

Colleen is a freshman writer from York, PA. She intends to major in biology and minor in political science. She overuses the ~tilde~ and aspires to be no other than the great Guy Fieri. You can find Colleen filling up her gas tank at Rutter’s, the ~superior~ Pennsylvania gas station. Please direct any questions or concerns to [email protected]

Comments

Get notified about breaking news
Loading notification service...
Other posts by Colleen

Penn State, Big Ten Introduce Free Course-Sharing Initiative

Penn State students can take an online course at participating Big Ten universities at no additional cost this summer.

Fall 2020, Spring 2021 Student Parking Registration To Open August 18

Penn State Releases Town Hall Satisfaction Survey

Join Onward State: Fall 2020 Application

Onward State is hiring for the upcoming semester and looking for new folks to join our team and help tell the Penn State story.

Penn State Requiring Students To Agree To ‘Coronavirus Compact’ Pledge

The agreement asks students to ultimately accept liability of potentially contracting the coronavirus on campus.

Send this to a friend