Global Engagement - Issue 2: Fall 2014Message from the Interim Director, Janis L. Boettinger: Please join me in welcoming new and returning international students and scholars to Utah State University! In this issue of Global Engagement, we celebrate international student involvement and success!
Connecting Cultures: Unlimited PossibilitiesUtah State University undergraduate student, Federico Rodriguez, was recognized by the College of Engineering with the Biological Engineering Department’s Outstanding Senior Award. Rodriguez was one of five students recognized at the Engineering Week Luncheon on February 19th, 2014.
International Student HandbookInternational Students can click the "learn more" link to access the international student handbook.
Study AbroadUSU Study Abroad offers a wide range of affordable opportunities to study all over the world! Through exchange partner institutions, or through membership in the International Student Exchange Program, students can study at more than 125 institutions in over 40 countries throughout the globe.
Come Experience Student Life at USU!Find out what makes Utah State University amazing: attend a basketball or football game, eat our famous Aggie Ice Cream, and visit student art exhibitions that are going on across campus. Go Aggies!!!
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Welcome to the Office of Global Engagement at Utah State University. Our office provides services for USU students interested in Study Abroad opportunities, for international students and scholars, and for faculty interested in engaging in international activities. Learn more
USU is a long-standing member of ISEP – a network of over 300 accredited colleges and universities in 50 countries cooperating to provide affordable access to international education for a diverse student population. As a member of ISEP, the USU Study Abroad Program is able to extend many exciting study abroad experiences to USU students at an affordable price.By participating in an ISEP exchange, students are able to gain an in-depth cultural experience in the host country culture as well as take classes that count toward graduation requirements. The ISEP exchange program fee is based on USU tuition and fees, housing and meals providing students with an affordable experience. In most cases, students with USU scholarships and/or financial aid can apply the funding toward study abroad program fees.
Did you know that many locations offer classes in English? Even if you do not have experience with a foreign language ISEP offers many opportunities to study in English: Austria, China, Finland, Germany, Japan, Korea and Sweden are some of those places.
With options for a summer, semester or entire academic year experience, ISEP is an excellent choice to study in a new location, explore the world and learn about new cultures. To find out more about ISEP and what it has for you, contact the USU study abroad program at Military Science Room 118, 435-797-0601 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the Study Abroad program section here or the ISEP website for more information.
(images courtesy of ISEP)
Aggies in Iceland: Students Experience 'Phenomenal' Geology
Utah State Today, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014
The undergraduate was among a group of 12 Aggies who traveled July 26-Aug. 7, 2014, to the North Atlantic island nation for a study abroad tour and, yes, the volcano with a 16-letter name, whose eruptions wreaked havoc with European air travel in 2010, was on the itinerary. Read more...
USU geology student Myka Curtis tours an ice
cave in Iceland. She was among 12 Aggies
who visited the North Atlantic island nation
during a summer study abroad trip.
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Our teachers and professors are excellent and our university has many different areas of study. No matter what field you choose, you are sure to have a great experience.
"Global Academy really changed my life. I had such a great time learning, having lots of fun, making new friends and visiting so many cool places. Certainly, it was the best summer of my life!"
This English immersion summer program gives students a life-changing opportunity to improve their English while surrounded by American culture.
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