Spring 2020 Honor Roll

Spring 2020 Honor Roll

Congratulations to the following Spring 2020 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. Agnesa Tahiri, Missouri State University Alexis Rafael Camargo Jimenez, Valparaiso University Alicia Belen Verdun Arguello, University of Missouri- St. Louis (UMSL) Alisher Siddiqov, University of South Dakota Alton …

Alumni Update: Seo In-ho, South Korea

Alumni Update: Seo In-ho, South Korea

Seo In-ho participated in the Global UGRAD program as a student at the University of Southern Indiana  during the 2017/18 program year. The U.S. Embassy in Seoul recently featured his experience to mark the 30th anniversary of the American Disabilities Act (ADA); Seo In-ho is visually impaired and was directly impacted by ADA during his time on campus. He thoughtfully …

Global UGRAD Alumni Class Secretaries: 2019/2020

Global UGRAD Alumni Class Secretaries: 2019/2020

We’re thrilled to announce the Alumni Class Secretaries for the 2019/20 program  year! The role of Class Secretaries is to strengthen ties within the Global UGRAD network – they provide updates, stories, reach out to regularly to other alumni from their home country, serve as a resource for the U.S. Embassy or Fulbright Commission in their home country and in …

The Art of the Spring Selfie

The Art of the Spring Selfie

Please enjoy these photos of current Global UGRAD participants perfecting the art of the spring selfie! We hope they inspire you to get outside and safely enjoy nature. From left to right and top to bottom, these students are: Linara at University of Missouri-St. Louis, Sitora at University of Southern Indiana, Suzana at University of South Dakota, Baltazar at Troy …

Global UGRADs Featured in Campus News

Global UGRADs Featured in Campus News

The host institutions that help make Global UGRAD possible work hard to give participants a platform to share about their culture on campus. Central Washington University and Troy University recently interviewed students about their exchange experience and featured their stories on social media. Check it out below! Troy university's International Student Cultural Organization better known as "ISCO" takes time each …

Celebrating International Women’s Day: The Woman Who Inspires Me the Most

Celebrating International Women’s Day: The Woman Who Inspires Me the Most

Thinking about this article had me browsing the internet, looking for famous, great women to inspire me. I looked at Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Maya Angelou, Serena Williams, Hillary Clinton, Sheryl Sandberg….but deep down, I already knew who my inspiration is: my mother (let me explain–I don’t want to sound cliche!). In 2008, Zimbabwe went through a serious economic meltdown. …