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Connect international students with CoE staff, faculty, and families
The program would match international students who are interested in establishing a mentoring and friendship relationship with a local family (or single individual) using a simple matching plan. The objective is two-fold: 1) to help students acclimate to Ann Arbor and campus life upon arrival and help them establish a supportive local network (outside of their friends) while they are away from home; and 2) to encourage cultural exchange between students and staff/faculty and to inspire learning and appreciation for diversity and cultural differences. Continue Reading »
Mentor/colleague shadowing program
Staff could exchange knowledge by working with a mentor or colleague in one of our ‘sister’ departments at Engineering or at another college. For example, you could spend 1 day working along side your counterparts in Mechanical Engineering, and maybe the next month they could spend 1 day working along side your department staff, and so on. Continue Reading »