Fall 2012_Week 3 LIT
Lane International Times - your international student newsletter!
October 8, 2012 Week 3-4 4000 East 30th Avenue, Bldg 11, Room 235 ■ Eugene, OR 97405 ■ Phone 541-463-3434 ■ Fax:541-463-4152 ■ www.lanecc.edu/international To help you get to know us a little better, each week we focus on one member of our international student family, a Lane faculty or staff member, or a Lane department or program. ISC – International Student Club The International Student Club at Lane Community College is an organization of students coming together from different countries and backgrounds to promote cultural awareness and provide support to international students. ISC hosts fun events, fundraising, volunteering, and other activities for students. Join us every Friday from 4 to 5 pm in Building 11 Room 249! BE A STAR FYI – For Your Information. What people say when they want to let you know something that might matter to you. If you would like to be featured in the LIT Spotlight, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your most glamorous picture and the following information: name, country, age, major, favorite food, hobbies & interests, dream vacation, what you miss most from your home country or your biggest culture shock, what you like the best about the U.S., Oregon, Eugene or Lane. Please send your submission by Wednesday for publication the following week or in future editions. LANE POLICIES & DEADLINES Advising for New College-Level Students Week 3 If this is your first term at Lane, please make an appointment to see Jen or Dao this week to talk about your academic plan at Lane and beyond! Advising for Continuing College-Level Students Week 4-5 If you are a continuing student at Lane, please make an appointment to see Jen or Dao during Week 4 or 5 to discuss your degree and transfer plan and get help choosing classes for Winter 2013. For advising, come to the International Programs office in 11/235 and make an appointment with the receptionist. Registration for College-Level Classes: Winter 2013 Remember – the class schedule for Winter 2013 will be posted online Week 5 and registration begins Week 6. You can check the following link to view the registration calendar by term and see the staged registration dates: http://www2.lanecc.edu/calendars/registrationcalendar Tuition Payment Remember - if you don’t pay your tuition for Fall 2012 by October 15th, you will be charged 2% interest! You can pay in one of the following ways: -log in online to MyLane and click the My Finances tab and then “Make an Online Payment” on the left -write a check to Lane Community College and turn it in to Enrollment Services in Building 1 -pay in cash to an Enrollment Services advisor in Building 1 Coffee Talk Tuesday 11:30-1:30 LCC Main Campus 1/206 TGIF Friday 12:00-1:00 LCC Main Campus 11/208 Click here and Like Us on Facebook SUMMER STORIES How can summer be over??? It seemed like it would last forever and then you blinked and it was gone. Chances are, though, you were able to fill it with some exciting adventures. If you traveled anywhere or had a unique summer experience you’d like to share, please email it to email@example.com along with a picture if you have one so we can feature it in the next LIT publication. IMMIGRATION UPDATES I-20 Pick Up for Transfer Students Transfer student I-20’s are ready for pick-up! Please come to the International Programs office in Building 11, Room 235 and ask the receptionist for your new I-20. Have You Moved Recently or Changed Your Phone Number or Email? Remember, if you move or change your phone number or email, you are required by immigration to report these changes within 10 days. Once you update this information in MyLane, we will automatically have the correct information to update your SEVIS record. ISC International Student Club Join YOUR student club click here to like our FB page and get to know our latest event! Looking for more information on Student Clubs? http://www2.lanecc.edu/aslcc/student-clubs DID YOU KNOW? Honors Program Winter 2013 Application Deadline – Wednesday, October 17 at 5 pm Do you want to belong to a community of honors students at Lane and take your learning to the next level? Are you interested in getting honors recognition on your transcript and a competitive edge when applying for scholarships and to four-year universities? If you have tested into or completed WR 121 and if you have completed 15 credits at Lane with a GPA of 3.25 or higher, now’s your chance to apply! The deadline for Winter 2013 applicants is Wednesday, October 17 with notifications sent on or by Friday, October 19. Visit the website at www.lanecc.edu/honors to apply online or contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. Mid-Willamette College Fair – Sunday, October 14 from 12-3 pm in LCC’s Building 5 Gymnasium Lane will be hosting a college fair where representatives from more than 70 schools will be visiting from all over Oregon, Washington, Idaho, California, Montana, Alaska, Georgia and even Canada BC. This is your chance to meet personally with admissions advisors from these schools to ask them about their transfer requirements and degree programs. It’s also a good idea to ask for referrals to speak to their international advisors and to work closely with your advisor at Lane to help make your transfer dream a reality. Envision your future after Lane and learn more about what’s out there! PHOTOS OF THE WEEK SEP/OCT 2012 Sun 7 LCC Events International Programs Events Community Event 2-Week Glance Mon 8 Tue 9 Wed 10 Thu 11 6-9 pm Building 31 Longhouse Great Room 101 â€“ Native Craft Night 15 16 12-3 pm Building 5 Gymnasium MidWillamette College Fair 7-9 pm Building 17, Room 307 Learning Garden Film Series 17 ISC Meeting 4-5pm 11/249 18 19 TGIF! Noon-1 11/208 Coffee Talk 11:30-1:30 1/206 Sat 13 TGIF! Noon-1 11/208 Coffee Talk 11:30-1:30 1/206 14 Fri 12 ISC Meeting 4-5pm 11/249 20