UMC Event Calendar
Drop-In Q and A Sessions for Faculty and Staff: Intercultural or Multicultural Education Obstacles
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Come join Dr. Alisa Eland, Soo Kyoung Lee, and Mingzhi Li from the Twin Cities campus today (Tuesday, November 12) from 9:00 am -11:00 p.m. in the Minnesota Room for a drop-in Q&A session.
This informal, but informative event is for faculty and staff only, and is intended to provide a format for faculty and staff to discuss with professionals any questions they may have about intercultural or multicultural educational issues, clinical concerns, or cultural practices.
Stay for a few minutes, or for the entire event. Ask questions, discuss current scenarios, or review past situations with experts on Korean, Chinese and other international cultures.
Alisa Eland, Ph.D., is the Associate Director for Advising & Counseling of International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) at the Twin Cities campus.
Soo Kyoung Lee, a Ph.D. student in CIDE (Comparative and International Development Education), at the University of Minnesota, is from South Korea.
Mingzhi Li, originally from China, earned her M.A. in Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology from the University of Minnesota. She works at ISSS as an advisor/counselor for students who hold F-1 visas and work with students on visa issues, academic difficulties and cultural adjustment.