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: North Central College

Host Partner Feature: North Central College

World Learning is excited to feature North Central College (NCC) in this month’s Host Partner Feature! For the Spring 2023 term, North Central College was home to four Global UGRAD students: Volha Bahdanava (Belarus), Arayan Khare (India), Maria Gonzalez (Dominican Republic), and Makedon Yunoev (Tajikistan). Ann (Annie) Carnell, the Associate Director of International Enrollment Management, shared with World Learning how North …

Host Site Visit: San Francisco State University

Host Site Visit: San Francisco State University

Last month, Global UGRAD program officer Amy Broome visited San Francisco State University to meet with students, tour the campus, and connect with the many individuals on campus who make the semester so successful for Global UGRAD students. San Francisco State University (SF State), a part of the California State University system, is located in the southwest corner of San Francisco, …

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 Site Visit: University of Wyoming

Host Site Visit: University of Wyoming

This spring, World Learning will visit four Global UGRAD host campuses across the country. Visiting partner universities and colleges affords World Learning staff the opportunity to get an ‘on-the-ground’ experience and meet university staff and students in person. This month, Global UGRAD program officer, Jordan Ferrick, visited the University of Wyoming – home of the Cowboys! The University of Wyoming (UW) is …

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 …

First Impressions from Global UGRAD Spring 2023 Students

First Impressions from Global UGRAD Spring 2023 Students

Global UGRAD students are settling into the Spring 2023 semester at various host colleges and universities across the country. We reached out to students to learn about their first impressions of campus life, courses, and U.S culture. For many, this is their first time in the United States, or even outside of their home countries. We’re sharing some of the things …

Host Partner Feature: University of Maine

Host Partner Feature: University of Maine

World Learning is honored to partner with the University of Maine (UMaine) this semester. There are currently three Global UGRAD students attending the University of Maine. Orlina Boteva was kind enough to answer some of our questions about the university. How long have you been working at the University of Maine? Since 2009. What is your role? I am the director of …

Spring 2023 Host Institution Partners

Spring 2023 Host Institution Partners

The Global UGRAD Program would not be a success without the dedicated partnership of over 80 universities across the United States each academic year. Through the rigorous host application and selection process, World Learning gains new insights into the unique culture and diverse academic strengths that each university or college offers. This semester, World Learning is proud to partner with …

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 …