Partner Feature: Carroll College

Partner Feature: Carroll College

We are excited to highlight one of our host university partners, Carroll College, this month! In this feature, you’ll learn more about Shannon Ackeret, Carroll’s Director of Global Education, as well as some of the opportunities and programs available to international students at Carroll College, located in Helena, Montana. How long have you been working at Carroll? What is your …

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 …

Partner Feature: Kansas State University

Partner Feature: Kansas State University

This month we are excited to highlight our host partner, Kansas State University (K-State for short). Wendy Matthews has worked at Kansas State on and off since 1983 but has spent the last nine years in the Special Programs/Sponsored Students branch of the Office of International Programs. Here, Wendy shares more about what international students at K-State can expect. What does your …

Partner Feature: George Mason University

World Learning  is delighted to feature Global UGRAD host partner George Mason University (GMU), which is one of the many valued higher education institutions that host program participants during their U.S. semester. Krista Uhrig, operations coordinator in the office of International Enrollment Partnerships at GMU, shares some of the ways the institution promotes international connections on campus. You can find …

Partner Feature: Augustana University

Partner Feature: Augustana University

This month we are excited to highlight our host partner, Augustana University! Ben Iverson is an  alumnus of Augustana and currently works there as Director of International Programs & Enrollment, where he serves as their Senior International Officer, overseeing international admission, international student advising, and study abroad. He also works on international partnerships, programming, development, and campus internationalization. Ben works …

Partner Feature: East Tennessee State University (ETSU)

Partner Feature: East Tennessee State University (ETSU)

We are excited to highlight our host partner, East Tennessee State University (ETSU), this month! Hopelyn Mooney is currently Prestigious Awards and Education Abroad Coordinator for incoming visiting international students (J-1’s), outgoing study abroad students, and faculty leading programs abroad. Hopelyn will be providing insight into life on campus for international students at ETSU. What does your orientation for international …

Partner Feature: Missouri State University

Partner Feature: Missouri State University

We are proud to feature our host institution partner, Missouri State University (MSU). Julia Baer is MSU’s International Services Coordinator and works directly with their international sponsored student population on campus, including Global UGRAD participants. Here, Julia shares more about the international student experience. What does your orientation for international students involve? Our International Student Orientation is an amazing experience …

Partner Feature: California State University – Monterey Bay

Partner Feature: California State University – Monterey Bay

Global UGRAD is excited to feature yet another host partner from one of the many universities that host program participants during their time in the United States. Sugeyth Ronquillo, Academic Programs Coordinator and DSO/ARO at California State University – Monterey Bay (CSUMB) shares some of the ways CSUMB  promotes international connections on campus. You can find out more about this university …