International Students in the U.S.
Join Kristy Aoki as she discusses the value, challenges and joys of international education. Hear about how hosting international students at UW-Green Bay helps to enrich our community and campus. Find out what it takes to prepare students to make UWGB their home away from home. Wonder at the amazing stories of transformation, laugh at misunderstandings lost in translation, and warm your heart with friendships and memories of a lifetime.
|Date:||Tuesday, April 7, 2015|
|Time:||5 p.m. hors d’oeuvres reception
5:45 p.m. program
|Location:||Weidner Center Grand Foyer|
Door Prize Drawing
The program will end with a door prize drawing sponsored by the UW-Green Bay Office of Outreach. One lucky winner will receive two tickets ($58 value) to the India Dinner Lecture on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, featuring Prof. Chris Style, in the UW-Green Bay Dinner Lecture Series.
Kristy Aoki joined UW-Green Bay as Student Service Coordinator in the Office of International Education in July of 2005. She is the chair-elect for NAFSA: Association of International Educators Region V, which provides professional training for individuals working with international students and scholars, study abroad, and international student recruitment. Aoki chaired the Wisconsin Association of International Educators in 2011, for which she was responsible for communicating state business to international educators across Wisconsin, oversaw the annual WAIE conference, represented Wisconsin to NAFSA Region V and represented Wisconsin for NAFSA’s annual Advocacy Day in Washington D.C.
Aoki earned her B.S. in International Relations and M.S. in Counseling Student Personnel from Minnesota State. As an undergraduate student, Aoki studied at the University of Glasgow in Scotland, and participated in a home stay in Cyprus. After graduation, she taught English in a Junior High School in Japan for three years. Aoki has traveled to 26 countries.