ISP News & Notes

January 27, 2016

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Georgia International Leadership Conference - Applications due February 1!

A great opportunity to meet students from colleges and universities across Georgia, the GILC is a weekend-long conference designed for undergraduate international and study abroad students who are interested in developing leadership and intercultural skills. The conference takes place February 19-21. Oxford College will be taking 4 student delegates. Learn more about GILC and how to apply.

Cookies in Candler with ISP and Career Services - Thursday, January 28

The ISP and Career Services is hosting this week's Cookies in Candler. Learn more about being an iMentor and how to apply and have your resume reviewed by Ami Hernandez.

See you at the Student Center from 3 - 4!

2016-17 Emory Alumni Board Leadership Scholarship - Applications due February 29

Four $10,000 EAB scholarships will be awarded to outstanding students whose actions, beliefs, and passions have improved the Emory community in the arts or sciences, academic, pre-professional or extracurricular pursuits, through mentorship, social outreach, or other avenues. International students are eligible to apply. Learn more.

ISP Trip: Atlanta Hawks vs. Houston Rockets - March 19

Get ready to rumble! ISP invites students to join us for our annual Atlanta Hawks trip on March 19. Game time is 7:30 pm. Vans depart from Oxford at 5:30 pm.

Tickets available starting Tuesday, February 2, in the ISP office at $30 per ticket. Cash only.

Cupcakes, Coffee, and Crafts - Happy Chinese New Year!

ISP celebrates Chinese New Year at Cupcakes, Coffee, and Crafts on Friday, February 5th, 3:30 - 4:30 in the ISP lounge (3rd Floor, Elizer). Join us for treats and fun new year crafts!

Don't get scammed! - Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

Students are often targets of scammers acting as Internal Revenue Service and other U.S. government representatives. Contact the ISP office or campus police if you think you may have been contacted by a scammer. Visit or to learn how to recognize and avoid immigration scams and find authorized legal services.

Graduating F1 Students - Let's celebrate!

Save the date for the ISP-hosted Graduating F1 Student Session & Reception on Tuesday, April 26 at 1:30 pm in the Akin Room.

Mark the end of your time at Oxford College by participating in the traditions of graduation. Invite your family to share in these special ceremonies.

  • Fri., May 6 - Baccalaureate
  • Sat., May 7 - Commencement

Learn more about graduation ceremonies and how to register.

ISP Shuttle Service

Spring semester dates for the ISP shuttle service have been updated on the ISP website. The service is available most Fridays on a walk-in basis between 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. to locations within the Covington area. Appointments are not required. Call the ISP service phone number, 865-896-9477, for the next departure time and pick up location.