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ISA event on May 24th

Dear friends,

We were thinking about gathering for tea and hookah, having fun, socializing with our community members and enjoying our time together.
We would be so happy to see each of you there.

Where: Chronic town,  http://www.chronictownusa.com/#home

When: Friday night, May 24, 2019, 10:00 PM

Feel free to bring your backgammon, cards, board games and any indoor games you want.

Eagerly waiting to see you all
ISA Officers

 

Book Talk “Between Iran and Zion: Jewish Histories of Twentieth-Century Iran.”

Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 5:30-7 PM
Location: 102 Weaver Building, State College, Pennsylvania 16802

Professor Lior Sternfeld, Assistant Professor of History and Jewish Studies at Penn State University, invites ISA to a book talk on his new book “Between Iran and Zion: Jewish Histories of Twentieth-Century Iran.” The discussion will be with Prof. Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet (UPenn) and Haggai Ram (BGU).

Please contact Dr. Sternfeld (lbs18@psu.edu) if you have any questions about this event.

Immigration and Employment Options & Free Consultation

Date and Time:Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 6:00pm
LocationWestgate Building, Room W201,  University Park, PA 16802

Iranian Student Association in colaboration with Thomas J. Arkell from Dunn Law Firm, LLP presents.
The topics addressed in the seminar include:

  • Applications for Permanent Residence (“Green Cards”)
  • NIW (National Interest Waiver) petitions
  • Extraordinary Ability (EB-1A) petitions
  • Transitioning from F-1 OPT or J-1 to H-1B and issues related to the “H-1B Cap”
  • Recent changes in immigration, Executive Orders and related issues
  • 20 years of experience and low attorney’s fees with full refund if NIW is denied

BIO: Thomas J. Arkell is partner with Dunn Law Firm, LLP, which was founded in 1915.  He earned his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Notre Dame where he was an international student before becoming a permanent resident and then U.S. citizen. Mr. Arkell has successfully filed green card applications on behalf of thousands of researchers, scientists and professors throughout the United States. Mr. Arkell is a member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

If you would like to have a free 10-15 minute individual consultation (limited spots available), please email your CV and Google Scholar profile to Stacy Rinkenberger at stacy@dunnlaw.com.

Dr. Firouz Naderi’s Talk at Penn State

Location: 112 Kern Building
Date & Time: Friday, April 6th, 6 PM – 7:30 PM

 

Iranian Student Association (ISA) in collaboration with the Department of Aerospace Engineering has invited Dr. Firouz Naderi to Penn State to give a talk. Title of this multi-disciplinary talk is: “How did humans come to be on planet earth, and where to next?”

Dr. Naderi is the former Director for Solar System Exploration at NASA’s JPL where he spent more than 30 years in various technical and senior executive positions. Best known for his leadership of the Mars exploration program, he has contributed to some of the most iconic NASA robotic missions to various corners of the solar system.

We also would have a lunch with him on Friday 12:00 PM at Federal Taphouse in downtown. If you would like to talk to him personally you can join us for the lunch.

This talk is open to the public and the duration is 90 minutes. Hope to see you all there.