International Student Council (ISC)

Council

Description

The objective of the International Student Council is to serve as a platform that ensures and enhances communication and cooperation between the International Community, the ISU community, and the Ames community. To achieve this objective, ISC sponsors coordinated events that showcase the cultures and lifestyles of the International Community, attempts to educate the ISU community and create awareness about humanitarian issues around the world, provides opportunity for exchange of ideas among constituents and represent constituents before the administration of Iowa State University and the City of Ames. ISC also advises its constituents in matters concerning them as members of the ISU community, provide educational and social services to its constituents and collaborate with the ISSO for special programs and/or events.

Affiliations

This organization has no affiliations.

Constitution / Tier

File 1362116065.pdf
Tier Student Organization - Sponsored

Membership Information

Student Members 21
ISU Members 2
Non-ISU Members 0
Allowed Members N/A
Allowed Officers 25-40
Membership Qualifications All students (International & Domestic) Undegraduate student - CGPA 2.5 Graduate student - CGPA 3.0
Membership Restrictions To apply for President or Treasurer, candidate must be in the organization for an academic term. President or Treasurer cannot be a current President or Treasurer of the General Assembly (other international or multicultural organization that are in the General Assembly) All member must have; Undegraduate student - CGPA 2.5 Graduate student - CGPA 3.0
Elections/Selection Executive Committee member election is conducted in (early April) Spring semester Committee member interview is done in (early April) Spring semester. Newly selected committee member begin their term every academic year. (Fall - Spring) International Week Co-Chair interview is done in (early September) Fall semester Co-Chairs member are only for the Fall term only. **ISC will be opening up membership for it's organization within the next academic term of 2015/2016
Meetings **Depending on committee member's availability per semester. A doodle poll is sent out at the end of every semester once all class application is complete. Wednesday 6-7pm (ISC General Meeting) Wednesday 7.15-8.15pm (ISC-GA General Meeting) **Bi-Weekly.

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

**Depending on committee member's availability per semester. A doodle poll is sent out at the end of every semester once all class application is complete. Thursday 6-7pm (ISC General Meeting) Thursday 7-8pm (ISC-GA General Meeting) **Bi-Weekly. ISC Retreat once every semester ISC-GA Award every Spring semester International Welcome Picnic every Fall semester ISSO Graduation Reception once every semester Fundraising activity 3-4 times a semester Social event once every month Lunch Series (academic, career related talks) every month ISU AfterDark participation (twice a semester)

Description of Special Events

Destination Iowa State participation - Fall semester International Week (International Bazaar, International Food Night, International Night, International Game Night, International Dance Night) - Fall semester International Food Fair - Spring semester World Soccer Tournament - Spring Semester