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The International Students and Scholars Center hopes you can join us this week for engaging events. Take a look at what's happening from April 4 through 11 at Arizona State University. The events are listed in Arizona time, but you are encouraged to attend no matter where you're located. For all Zoom events, you are required to register using your ASU email address.


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Fashion Forward: ASU Clothing Drive and Clothing Closet
Friday, April 5
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Maroon Gym, SDFC, Tempe campus.

Join us for a clothing exchange promoting sustainable fashion! Throughout the day, we'll offer secondhand clothing for all students to take away for free. The closet will remain open while supplies last, with take-away quantities limited based on the volume received. Don't forget to bring your own reusable bag for your takeaways.


First Year Student Connect
Friday, April 5
2 - 3 p.m.
SSV Amphitheater, Tempe campus.

The First Year Student Connect is a program designed for first-year undergraduate students to connect with each other and learn tips on adjusting to new life and navigating resources at ASU. Through this program, you will be able to CONNECT with other students and the ISSC staff, LEARN tips on adjusting to a new culture and resources on and off campus, as well as discover opportunities such as getting involved on campus, volunteering, and searching for on-campus jobs. You can also INFORM the ISSC team if there is anything else that we could do to enhance your first-year student experience. Most importantly, you are not alone during your first year at ASU! We hope you will join us.


Learn Arizona: Botanical Gardens
Tuesday, April 9
1 - 4 p.m.
Meet at Ground Floor, Student Pavilion, Tempe campus.

Come join us in the afternoon to explore the beautiful plants and natural beauty at the Desert Botanical Gardens in Phoenix with the ISSC and Cultural Connections! Wander with us along garden trails lined with towering cacti and blooming flowers from around the world, or explore the art gallery!

We will meet at the Tempe campus and travel together via public transportation to the gardens. If you're planning to meet us there from another campus, please RSVP and follow the provided directions on how to join us.


Chaat and Chat
Wednesday, April 10
3 - 5 p.m.
SSV Amphitheater, Tempe campus.

This event provides a platform for new Indian students to socialize, make friends, learn more about ASU and its culture, and enjoy authentic Indian cuisine.


Game Night
Wednesday, April 10
5 - 7 p.m.
P.O.D. Market, Hayden Library, Tempe campus.

Roll your dice and be the board game King or Queen for the night! ISSC and the library will host a tabletop game night once a month on the 2nd Wednesday of every month in Hayden Library for international students, as well as domestic students! This event is a great way to get to know other students, as well as librarians and the library resources. If you have a board game you would like to request for one of our game nights, please let us know in advance, and we will try to accommodate it!


Google Fellowship and its Recipient's Story
Thursday, April 11
3 - 4 p.m.
SSV Amphitheater, Tempe campus.

Kyle Zeng, a PhD student in ASU's School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence, has become the first ASU student to receive the prestigious award. The School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence is a part of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

"I was thrilled when I knew I got the award," said Zeng from Japan, where he was attending a Google hacking event. "This award means a lot to me."

The Google PhD Fellowship is awarded globally to outstanding students in computer science and related fields.

Join us to discover more about the Google Fellowship and hear Kyle's inspiring story!


Immigration Series: Traveling Internationally as an F-1 Student
Thursday, April 11
4 - 4:30 p.m.
Join via Zoom.

Are you planning to travel during the summer break? Discover the necessary documents required for traveling outside the U.S. to ensure a smooth re-entry into the country.


Global Connect
Thursday, April 11
4 - 5 p.m.
SSV Amphitheater, Tempe campus.

Global Connect is part of the ISSC Connect Series, offering an opportunity for everyone to come together as global citizens, share knowledge, explore opportunities, learn about global cultures, connect with one another, and build lifelong friendships. Our goal is to enhance the student experience through global connections. This event is open to everyone.


Downtown Networking at The Pub at Thunderbird
Thursday, April 11
6 - 8 p.m.
Thunderbird Pub, Downtown campus.

At the Downtown networking pub, meet successful alumni and career services experts. Boost your confidence in meeting new people, chat comfortably, and master the art of networking and mingling at large events such as career fairs and conferences.

This event isn't just about engaging with alumni; it's also a chance for students to connect with each other. In a friendly atmosphere, discover the power of networking with peers and experienced alumni. All international students are welcome to join us for an evening of professional growth and making connections.


We hope to see you at one of these workshops or events!