The International Student Association Committee is a student led committee that partners with the ISDO to support the international student body in their cultural adjustment by hosting social events that give opportunity for fun and fellowship on campus and Grand Rapids, coordinate transportation for grocery store trips, and plan programs that allow students to share their culture with the larger community.
Any student with the following characteristics may apply for the International Student Association Committee:
Has citizenship outside the US or Canada; US or Canadian citizens that have had significant international experience
Has interest in and commitment to helping new students make a smooth and successful adjustment to Calvin
Shows a willingness to exercise gifts of creativity, hospitality, and service
Is committed to working on a tight knit team
Demonstrates confidence and maturity in interpersonal relationships
Strives to manifest Christian commitment in thought, word, and deed
Has a minimum GPA of 2.5
Maintains full-time student status at Calvin for the fall and spring semesters of the year applying. Fulfills the university's eligibility requirements for participation in campus activities as reflected in the Student Handbook
Manage rentals of vans and buses from Physical Plant or Off-campus). Communicate with the president for certain big events (e.g. Christmas Banquet, Tubing).
a. Know & count the number of people that go on the trip
b. Communicate with drivers after they are done to make sure the vans have been returned
Contact drivers prior to each time they are scheduled.
a. Make sure to have some small change
Coordinate with Marketing Coordinator to ensure that emails are sent out.
Arranges rotations among ISAC members who have to be present for each of the runs.