Lunar New Year Across U.S. Campuses

Lunar New Year Across U.S. Campuses

  “At Maryville College, we celebrated Chinese New Year with Lucky Lion Dancers on January 16, 2020. The celebration was held by Study Abroad Ambassadors. I wanted to participate in the event because people believe that if you watch the Lucky Lion Dancers, it will brush away bad things from last year and bring you good luck this year. I …

First Impressions: Spring 2020

First Impressions: Spring 2020

With the spring semester well underway, the Global UGRAD students have been sharing their first impressions of the U.S. and the campuses they are calling home for the next several months. Check out how their experiences have been going so far! Reggy Katigbak, the Philippines, University of Nevada-Reno Although we have a lot of activities/requirements per course, I am really …

Fall 2019 Site Visits

Fall 2019 Site Visits

Every semester, World Learning Program Officers visit a handful of host institutions to meet with students, explore facilities, and connect with university staff. Keep reading to experience campus life at five U.S. host institutions through the eyes of our Program Officers and program participants. This semester, Alex had the opportunity to visit Global UGRAD host university St. Norbert’s College in …

Winter Break Travel, Part I

Winter Break Travel, Part I

Every year, English Language Training (ELT) students take advantage of their winter break to explore the United States and deepen their American connections. Please find excerpts from their adventures below (and stay tuned for part two of this series in February). Francisco Aquirre (Nicaragua) at Wright State University “We visited the United Nations. Our guide explained the different kinds of …

Global UGRAD In the News

Global UGRAD In the News

From community service to mountaineering, our Global UGRAD participants have surmounted the toughest challenges and accomplished extraordinary feats this past semester. Some of their accomplishments have been featured in university, local, and international news publications. Continue reading below to view articles featuring Global UGRAD students, clicking on images to view the original article. Poorna Malavath at Minnesota State University – …

Fall 2019 Honor Roll

Fall 2019 Honor Roll

Congratulations to the following Fall 2019 Global UGRAD participants on their academic success! These students earned a place on our honor roll by finishing their semester with a 3.75 GPA or higher. Abdallah Ismail, Kansas State University Aigerim Birimzhanova, Lewis-Clark State College Aiza Margulani, Marymount University Anastasiia Pasichnikova, Nazareth College Andres Vasquez Bulnes, University of Maine Anna Ivanilova, Lewis-Clark State …