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International Student News Archive
International Student Orientation - June, 2021

Staff members at Kent State University received international recognition for creating the International Student Orientation (ISO) Leaders program.

Kent State International Student Orientation Leaders Program Goes Global
Student Services - October, 2019

Each semester, the staff of the Office of Global Education publishes a weekly International Student e-Newsletter, which is circulated to our international student on Wednesday of each week.

Global Cup Soccer Moves to the Fall as Team NASA Battles to the Championship
Student Services - September, 2016

Even a severe thunderstorm can't dampen the competitive spirit of Global Cup Soccer.

Expo Enables Students to Discover Study Abroad
Education Abroad - September, 2016

Annual Expo helps students connect with resources that can help them plan and conduct a study abroad experience.

The Grand Opening of the Palazzo Vettori is Celebrated in a Short Film
Education Abroad - June, 2016

The importance and impact of the new home of Kent State Florence is discussed by staff, trustees, donors and students

Update: Students Learn About "Tropical Diseases of Latin America"
Education Abroad - June, 2016

An education abroad program finds KSU students in Brazil

International Students Fêted at Ballroom Reception
Student Services - May, 2016

Ashish Mondretti presented with inaugural International Impact Award during evening's festivities

Palazzo Vettori Celebrates Grand Opening with Festivities
Education Abroad - May, 2016

Renovated 15th century building consolidates Kent State Florence program into a single structure

Design and Delivery of Study Abroad
Education Abroad - May, 2016

Higher Education Students learn ins and outs of studying abroad

KSU Students Experience the World Without Leaving Northeast Ohio
Student Services - May, 2016

The International Village Experience enables local students to form relationships with friends form around the world.

From Half Way Around the World, Student Pursues Ph.D. at Kent State
Student Profile - May, 2016

Chynarkul Ryskulova hopes to eventually have an impact on reforming the Kyrgyzstan education system.

KSU International Student Advises U.N. as a Youth Delegate
Student Profile - April, 2016

Though studying at Kent State, Nahuel Gorostiza remains politically active in his home country of Argentina.

Four Saudi Brothers Follow Each Other to Degrees at Kent State
Student Profile - April, 2016

Over the past 10 years, Thamer, Ismail, Yousef and Musaad Alqahtani have found a second home at Kent State.

"Building on our Success:" 2016 Internationalization Symposium
Global Education - April, 2016

“Globalization is not just a vacation. It’s a purposeful effort to in which we will put time and emotion into understanding the world around us.” – Dr. Julian Schuster

2016 Global Cup Soccer Tournament
Student Services - April, 2016

Team Oman defeats Team Saudi Arabia 6 to 2 to capture the Global Cup Championship

Kent State Strengthens Academic Ties with PUCPR
International Partnerships - March, 2016

Joint strategic agreement signed Kent State University and the Pontifical Catholic University of Parana (Brazil)

International Students are a Priority for the Kent State Library
Student Services - March, 2016

The Kent State University Library is a great tool and resource for international students upon their arrival and throughout their stay in Kent. 

Japanese Delegation Visits Kent State
Global Education - March, 2016

"Walk in U.S., Talk on Japan" Program offers insights from Japaneses citizens of various backgrounds.

Kent Indian Association (KIA) Helps New Students Find a Home Away from Home at Kent State
Student Services - March, 2016

Student Organization plays an essential role in supporting international students during their time at Kent State.

Computer Science Major from India Simplifies Check-In for Residential Services
Student Profile - March, 2016

As a Global Ambassador, Bhaskar Thadisetty also helps other international students adjust to life at Kent State.

Porthouse International Academy Gives International Students an Inside Look at the Performing Arts
Student Services - February, 2016

The unique summer program enables international students to experience the inner workings of a professional theatre, while taking classes in English, dance, acting and voice. 

Study Abroad Program in Greece to Focus on Gender and Sexuality
Education Abroad - February, 2016

For the first time, the College of Arts and Sciences will be offering students the chance to travel to Greece during the 2016 spring break.

Fatema Nafa Makes a Home-Away-From-Home at Kent State
Student Profile - January, 2016

An enthusiastic Arabic woman from Libya, Fatema is currently completing her PhD at Kent State University.

New KSU Florence building opens to students in January 2016
Education Abroad - December, 2015

Kent State's new Florence building is the Palazzo Vettori, an 18th century structure located across from Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral in the city center.

Education Abroad - November, 2015

The Jewish Studies Program leads KSU students back in time to learn about the Holocaust firsthand. A return trip is planned for Spring Break 2016.

Education Abroad - November, 2015

In September, Dr. Edgar Kooijman traveled to Brazil to establish academic relationships with partner universities.