Michael Ncube on Finding Inspiration

Michael Ncube on Finding Inspiration

I have been humbled and blessed to have been selected for the Global UGRAD scholarship program which sent three finalists from Zimbabwe to study in the United States of America for a semester during the 2019-2020 academic year. This experience was an eye opener to how brilliantly the United States of America functions and the capacity to which resources are …

Partner Feature: University of Missouri, Columbia

Partner Feature: University of Missouri, Columbia

As we did last month, we are happy to once again feature one of the 50+ universities that host Global UGRAD students during their time in the United States.  Jillian Collins, the Director of sponsored student programs at the University of Missouri, Columbia, shares some of the ways Mizzou promotes international connections on campus. You can find out more about …

From Where I Stand: November 2020 Edition

From Where I Stand: November 2020 Edition

Roshni Nagrani Lalwani, Panama, Carroll College, Global UGRAD 2016-17 Before getting into UGRAD, back then I was just a student focused on grades and studies with no thought of participating in extracurricular activities. Since the completion of UGRAD, I realized how important is to participate into activities that are organized at the university. With this mindset, in 2017 I was …

Partner Feature: Old Dominion University

Partner Feature: Old Dominion University

This month, we are featuring one of the 50+ universities that host Global UGRAD students during their time in the United States.  Sharon Pitney, the Outreach Coordinator in the Center for Global Engagement at Old Dominion University (ODU), shares some of the ways ODU promotes international connections on campus. You can find out more about this university at their website. …

From Where I Stand: October 2020 Edition

From Where I Stand: October 2020 Edition

Thao Nguyen, Vietnam, Endicott College, Global UGRAD 2009-2010 After completing my Global UGRAD exchange program in Spring semester 2010, I went back to Vietnam to finish my last semester at RMIT Vietnam and graduated in the same year. Inspired by a course undertaken in Endicott College during my Global UGRAD experience, I began to pursue a career in Marketing, achieved …