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iCafe -- International Student Success Workshop Series & Coffee House

iCafe is a weekly academic and student services workshop in which faculty, international student leaders, and experts in the field could inform, educate, engage and inspire international students in order to enhance their academic and personal success. The schedule for Fall 2020 semester will be published soon, please check back later for details.

iCafe is free to all Stony Brook Students and each week has a different topic of discussion. Here is a list of topics will be covered on a rotation basis. 

  • Finding your way at Stony Brook – upperclassmen international students share their stories and expertise.

  • Getting an “A” for class participation

  • Strategic Reading Skills for International Students

  • Effective Study Skills for International Students and Non-Native speakers

  • Important financial management from budgeting to identity theft

  • Dealing with Family Pressure

  • Networking at Stony Brook

  • Cultural Adjustment Workshop

  • Time Management and Stress management

  • Self Assertive skills -- Getting your voice heard

  • The Story of “Newcomers”  -- Finding your way to Stony Brook for Newbies
  • Asserting yourself with Professor, friends, and strangers
  • Understand where you come from -- Returning students

  • Getting around Stony Brook -- Off-Campus Living and activities

2020 spring iCafe