Host Partner Feature: Boise State University

Host Partner Feature: Boise State University

This month, World Learning is excited to highlight long-time host partner Boise State University. Boise State hosted three Global UGRAD students in the Fall 2023 semester and is home to three more UGRADs this spring. Tim Randall, Coordinator for International Student Services, shared with World Learning how Boise State supports international students and helps Global UGRAD students find meaningful connections in …

Campus Visits: Georgia College & State University and University of Mississippi

Campus Visits: Georgia College & State University and University of Mississippi

Georgia College & State University This September, Global UGRAD Program Officer, Melanie Winters, had the opportunity to visit Georgia College & State University (GCSU) in Milledgeville, Georgia. During the visit, Melanie was able to engage with GCSU staff, gain valuable insights into the university’s processes and student experiences, and meet with the Global UGRAD participants studying there this fall semester: …

Host Partner Feature: Western Washington University

Host Partner Feature: Western Washington University

This month, World Learning is thrilled to spotlight Western Washington University (WWU), which is located in Bellingham, Washington. To shed light on WWU’s commitment to international students, World Learning reached out to Richard Bruce, Director of International Student & Scholar Services, who has played a pivotal role in supporting Global UGRAD participants. Let’s dive into the conversation with Richard to …

Host Partner Feature: University of the Incarnate Word

Host Partner Feature: University of the Incarnate Word

This month, World Learning is excited to feature the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW), which is located in San Antonio, Texas. This fall semester UIW hosts three Global UGRAD students: Annisa Fissilmi (Indonesia), Dana Osaily (Palestinian Territories), and Seda Grigoryan (Armenia). Amy DeStefano, the Director of International Admissions and Recruiting, plays a key role in welcoming Global UGRAD students …

Host Partner Feature: University of Central Missouri

Host Partner Feature: University of Central Missouri

World Learning is excited to showcase the University of Central Missouri (UCM) in this month’s host partner feature! UCM is currently home to seven Global UGRAD participants: Medgunowsky Balthazar II Laguerre (Haiti), Qori Fadila (Indonesia), Sheila Jamal (Mozambique), Holman Castro (Nicaragua), Cheolmin Park (South Korea), Bibinyyaz Omarova (Turkmenistan), and Orest Matsiyevsky (Ukraine). Wesley Hobson, Coordinator of Exchange and Sponsored Programs at UCM, shared how …

Host Partner Feature: University of Southern Indiana

Host Partner Feature: University of Southern Indiana

This month, World Learning is pleased to highlight a long-standing partner: the University of Southern Indiana! USI is currently home to five Global UGRAD students: Mohamed Lamine Chekor (Algeria), Daria Gordon (Russia), Valerian Mutua (Kenya), Pyae Thukha (Burma), and Edwin Daniel Ramirez Guzman (Guatemala). Please read on to learn all about USI’s program and Dr. Emi Zlatkovska, who is the executive …

Host Partner Feature: Utah Tech University

Host Partner Feature: Utah Tech University

World Learning is excited to spotlight Utah Tech University this month. Utah Tech provides a high level of support to Global UGRAD students each semester, making for some very memorable experiences! Shadman Bashir, Director of the International Office, shares his insights and memories with us. How long have you been working at Utah Tech? What is your role?    I …

Partner Feature: Central Washington University

Partner Feature: Central Washington University

This month we are pleased to highlight our host partner, Central Washington University (CWU)! Rachel Gordon, International Partnerships Manager for the Office of International Studies & Programs at CWU, introduces herself and shares more about the exciting opportunities and programs available to international students at CWU.   How long have you been working at CWU? What is your role? I …

Partner Feature: Oglethorpe University

Partner Feature: Oglethorpe University

We are thrilled to feature one of our host partners, Oglethorpe University, this month! Marisa Atencio, the Assistant Dean and Director of Global Education at Oglethorpe, introduces herself and shares more about the fun programs and opportunities available to international students placed at the university. How long have you been working at Oglethorpe? What is your role? While I have …