People who speak multiple languages always fascinated Ajah Ochoa. Growing up, she’d watch her uncle, a native Nicaraguan, talk on the phone to someone in Spanish, then switch to Portuguese or English to talk to another person.
“I thought it was a pretty cool trick,” Ochoa said. “So, I said, ‘I’m… more »
What started as a fascination with the Arab world through an undergrad college linguistics project at the University of California-Berkeley has led 45 years later to a trip to Doha, Qatar. This the same Qatar that is in the news as the center of a diplomatic, commercial and transportation dispute.
The Office of International Initiatives at Georgia State University is responsible for the strategic integration and coordination of the University’s international initiatives, partnerships, grants, program development and management, events and activities, study abroad programs, and the Confucius Institute.
ATLANTA, Ga. – Twenty-five promising young professionals from 17 sub-Saharan African countries have arrived in Atlanta to attend Georgia State University’s Public Management Institute, part of a partnership in the Mandela Washington Fellowship, flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Angelica Guilbeaux, an alumna of Georgia State University, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to South Korea as an English teaching assistant, the U.S. Department of State and the F. William Fulbright Scholarship Board have announced.
Recipients of Fulbright awards are selected based on academic and professional achievement as… more »
Dr. Wolfgang Schlör joined Georgia State University as the Associate Provost for International Initiatives effective March 15, 2017.
Dr. Schlör has been the Associate Provost in the Diether H. Haenicke Institute for Global Education at Western Michigan University since late 2013. Prior to his appointment at Western Michigan, he was employed in various positions with an… more »
ATLANTA, GEORGIA – Georgia State University’s Global Studies Institute, in collaboration with the Office of International Initiatives, will hold the first Emerging Global Issues Forum to examine issues related to forced migration, immigration and security on Thursday, March 30.
The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Centennial Hall auditorium,… more »
ATLANTA, GEORGIA – The School of Public Health at Georgia State University will host the U.S. Department of State-sponsored Fulbright Global Health Innovations Seminar, bringing up to 100 international scholars to campus February 22-26, 2017.
Participants will be first-year Fulbright foreign students from other countries who are studying in master’s or doctoral programs around the… more »