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Steadman, Suzanne


Abstract Suzanne Steadman managed the Office of International Student Programs for her entire ASU career. She came to ASU in 1971 and retired in 2001. The interview addresses a wide range of issues associated with international students and how she addressed them. The common thread throughout the interview is Suzanne’s desire to help the students succeed, academically and personally. Part I discusses several pre-ASU experiences. Parts II & III discuss the work of the office and things done to help ensure student success. Part IV discusses the impact of nine world events on ASU and ASU students. Part V has six student related stories.
Table of Contents Interview Outline
I. Pre-ASU Years (00:18)
a. Introduction (00:26)
b. Growing Up in Switzerland – language / schools (01:18)
c. Europe to UCLA to Australia to ASU (03:59)
d. Getting Position at ASU (05:55)
II. International Student Programs (07:05)
a. Program Responsibilities (07:10)
b. Growth of Program (09:43)
c. Immigration Administration – relationship / technical aspects (11:04)
d. Host Families (15:31)
e. Loved Job - Staff / Students (17:29)
III. Focus on Students (18:32)
a. Reacting to International Events (18:42)
b. Meeting & Helping Students (19:19)
c. Building Coalitions within ASU (20:55)
d. Embracing Cultural Diversity (22:08)
IV. Impact of International Events (23:41)
a. 1973-1979 OPEC Embargo (24:22) / Lebanon War (25... (more)
Created Date 2014-06-19
Contributor Shell, Leon (Interviewer) / Arizona State University Retirees Association (Producer)
Subject Departments / International Student Programs / Memorable Events / 911 / Students
Series Administration, Student Affairs
Type Moving Image
Extent 64 minutes
Language English
Copyright
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Citation Steadman, Suzanne. Interview. 19 June 2014. ASURA Video History Project. © Arizona Board of Regents. https://repository.asu.edu/items/63114
Note Production Crew
Interviewer – Leon Shell
Camera – John McIntosh
Audio – Roger Carter
Director – Linda Van Scoy
Video History Chair – David Scheatzle
Video Editor – Barry McNeill
Note Photo Credits
1. 911 – New York times Sept 12, 2001 - https://www.wearethemighty.com/mighty-trending/newspaper-headlines-911/
2. Apartheid – DW - https://www.dw.com/en/south-africa-marks-25-years-since-end-of-apartheid/a-48515126
3. Berlin Wall – The Washington Post November 10, 1989 - https://www.washingtonpost.com/history/2019/11/09/the-day-wall-came-down-how-post-covered-berlin
4. Christine Kajikawa Wilkerson – ASU News - https://news.asu.edu/20180926-asu-news-senior-vp-christine-wilkinson-honored-two-awards-humanitarian-influential-women
5. Financial Crisishttps://market.winstoneprime.com/asian-financial-crisis-1997-1998/
6. Iran – AP – January 16, 2019 - https://apnews.com/article/343d87fdb960424e9ec0f4a90dc64fcb
7. Kuwait – Printerest - https://www.pinterest.com/pin/513973376203157202/visual-search/?x=12&y=12&w=378&h=505&cropSource=6
8. Lebanon Time – Printerest - https://www.pinterest.com/pin/255720085079400779/visual-search/?x=12&y=12&w=398&h=531&cropSource=6
9. Opec – The Guardian, 13 November 1073 - https://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2013/nov/13/opec-oil-crisis-1973
10. Tiananmen Square – The Indian Express Feb 2, 2021 - https://indianexpress.com/article/world/tiananmen-square-tank-man-photographer-charlie-cole-dies-at-64-5994806/... (more)
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