Association of Indian Students at USC

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

"Association Of Indian Students" Newsletter - Visa Related Issues Event, BhelPuri Night !!!

Association of Indian Students

Hey All,


We would like to thank all the attendees of the Career Guidance Session. The response was very much encouraging and so we have planned to organize one more session on similar grounds. All the students – currently enrolled, graduating students and graduated students are welcome for this event. See the details below for more information about it. We hope to see you there.


Association of Indian Students would also like to take this opportunity to welcome any student wanting to help us out in our events as a Senator. We are the largest Indian students organization at USC and thus working with us would help you enhance your leadership skills, boost your communication skills, increase your networking circle and lots more…..So if you feel you have that aspirational spirit in you, come, join us and feel the difference!!!   


Thank You.

AIS Team


Upcoming Events:

Event: Career Guidance Session – "Visa Related Issues"

Speaker: Mr. Nadudhar Kumar

Date:  28th February, 2009 (Saturday)

Time:  2:00PM – 4:00PM

Venue: VKC 150

Details: Mr. Nadudhar Kumar, a lawyer by profession and an ex-USC affiliate has been helping students with visa related issues over all these years of his career. Grab this opportunity to take his guidance for your future especially in this market condition.

Free Drinks will be provided at the event!!!


Event: Odissi Dance Performance

Performer: Janhabi Behera

Date: 6th March, 2009 (Friday)

Time:  8:00PM – 9:30PM

Details: See attached flyer for more details.


Event: College Night Exhibition

Date: 5th March, 2009 (Thursday)

Time:  8:00PM – 10:00PM

Details: Los Angeles County Museum of Art is organizing a College night. Free admission and reception for all college students to an art exhibition. The exhibition depicts artistic exchange between East and West Germany, and how artists experimented with new forms, materials, and technology.


Event: USC Hindu Student Organization BHEL PURI NIGHT!!!

Date: 25th February, 2009 (Wednesday)

Time: 7:15PM – 8:30PM

Venue: Fishbowl Chapel, University Religious Center (Located between the University Church & University Health Center) – same venue as weekly aarthi.


Come enjoy some simply delicious Bhel Puri on campus – for those who don't already know, Bhel Puri is a classic Mumbai snack made with puffed rice, fried savory delicacies and plenty of other delectable spices.

There will also be accompanying drinks and ice cream with every meal.

Only $5 plate – funds will go towards our annual Holi celebration, coming up soon!



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Other Information:


Ting-Yu Wu, a 2nd year TESOL student, is conducting a survey regarding to pronunciation teaching strategy to international students in the USC. I sincerely invite students who took or are taking pronunciation class in the USC to be my participants of my survey. Their answers will be confidential and will not be used against them. Here is the link:



Dear international student: Paul Youngbin Kim requests participation in an online survey on Asian international students enrolled as undergraduates in the United States. Paul Youngbin Kim, a doctoral candidate at the University of Notre Dame's counseling psychology program, under the supervision of Dr. Irene J. K. Park. The study is an online survey that takes approximately 30 minutes. Your answers will be kept strictly confidential, and the proposed study involves no known risk. If you choose to participate in this online survey, you will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win an gift card worth 100 or 50 dollars. To take the survey, please click on this link, or copy this web address into your browser: Please email Paul Kim at  if you have additional questions or concerns about this online survey. Hope you choose to participate in this important study on Asian international students!


Event: CPD Distinguished Speaker Series: The Public Diplomacy of the Emerging World Powers: India - Shashi Tharoor 

Date: 10th March, 2009 (Tuesday)

Time:  5:00 PM

Venue: Geoffrey Cowan Forum (Annenberg Room 207)


The USC Center on Public Diplomacy presents former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, Dr. Shashi Tharoor, as part of the CPD Distinguished Speaker Series: The Public Diplomacy of the Emerging World Powers. Based on his recent book The Elephant, the Tiger, and the Cell Phone, Dr. Tharoor will discuss India's rise to world leadership and how India represents itself to the world through public diplomacy. Copies of The Elephant, the Tiger and the Cell Phone will be available for purchase at a reception following the event. RSVP information available shortly.


Association of Indian Students
Norman Topping Student Center
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0981

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