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VIPP helped kick-off the Spartan football season by hosting a tailgate party.

Published: Monday, 11 Sep 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

The Visiting International Professional Program (VIPP) at Michigan State University (MSU) helped kick-off the Spartan football season by hosting a tailgate party on Saturday, September 9, 2017 before a home football game against the Western Michigan University (WMU) Broncos.


VIPP provided a professional development workshop for 14 college advisors and counsellors from four universities in China

Published: Tuesday, 01 Aug 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

VIPP provided a professional development workshop for 14 college advisors and counsellors from four universities in China. For the seventeen-day long program from June 25 to July 12, participants learned about student affairs practices in U.S. higher education system as well as MSU's comprehensive services for students including housing, college admission, academic support, counseling and career service.


VIPP welcomes international students to our 2017 Global Summer School programs!

Published: Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

VIPP welcomes international students to our 2017 Global Summer School Programs! This summer, VIPP hosts three programs at MSU: Global Enterprise Design, Transportation Engineering, and American Culture and Society. The Global Enterprise Design and Transportation Engineering classes have already begun and our students have been engaged in vigorous academic studies and fun class activities.


Go Green in Canada! VIPP's first workshop held entirely in Canada was a great success!

Published: Thursday, 13 Jul 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

This summer, the Visiting International Professional Program (VIPP) at Michigan State University (MSU) pioneered a new program that took place entirely outside the U.S. Dr. Mina Shin, VIPP's Assistant Director, developed a 10-day long workshop in Canada for the Seoul Metropolitan Government on the theme of Arts, Culture, Tourism, and Economic Development. Fifteen delegates visited Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Niagara Falls, and Toronto, and met Canadian government officials


VIPP participants visited Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes as part of the new course "Discovering Michigan."

Published: Wednesday, 05 Jul 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

As part of the new VIPP course "Discovering Michigan," participants visited Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes. There they were able to experience the beauty of the dunes, as well as learn about the dunes' history and legend.


Highlight your American Experience with VIPP's annual photo essay contest!

Published: Thursday, 08 Jun 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

VIPP is launching our 2017 photo essay contest! Show off your creativity and your experience in America with others!


VIPP took a trip to the Mid-Michigan Environmental Action Council

Published: Monday, 05 Jun 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

VIPP is excited to announce that we are offering a new course called "Ecology and Community," taught by our instructor Jessica DeForest. The course is built to develop leadership and communication skills while learning about basic environmental and urban planning issues. Students took a field trip to Mid-Michigan Environmental Action Council (MidMEAC) to learn about the preservation of Michigan's environment.


VIPP took a field trip to the Nokomis Center to learn about the indigenous culture in Michigan.

Published: Friday, 02 Jun 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

The brand new course "Discovering Michigan" in the Visiting International Professional Program (VIPP) at Michigan State University (MSU) opened visiting scholars' eyes to the forgotten history and legacy of indigenous people in State of Michigan.


MSU International Reunion took place in Hong Kong and Beijing 2017

Published: Thursday, 01 Jun 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

More than a hundred MSU alumni attended the MSU reunions and events named Engage in Hong Kong on May 19-21. Alumni from Australia, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore and U.S. participated in a range of events over the weekend including sustainability seminars, panel discussions, beach clearing, networking reception and gala dinner.


VIPP is pleased to offer a new class "Discovering Michigan" for our international visitors

Published: Thursday, 01 Jun 2017
Author: VIPP
Department: Visiting International Professional Program

The Visiting International Professional Program (VIPP) at Michigan State University (MSU) is pleased to offer a new course "Discovering Michigan" during the summer 2017 semester.

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