Georgia State Alumna Angelica Guilbeaux Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to South Korea

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 »

CULTR, International Initiatives Collaborate on World Langauges Day

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – The Center for Urban Language Teaching and Research (CULTR) and the Office of International Initiatives at Georgia State University welcomed over 400 local high school students to “World Languages Day” on Friday, April 15th in the university’s Student Center East, State Ballroom.

The showcase provided students the opportunity to explore career opportunities… more »

Office of International Initiatives Wins International Program of the Year at the 2015 Governor’s International Awards

Atlanta Business Chronicle – Georgia State University’s Office of International Initiatives is poised to take over the world. The Office of International Initiatives (OII) at GSU is the International Education Program winner in the Governor’s International Awards. Globalization is one of the five goals the OII has in its strategic plan, according to Jun Liu,… more »

International Center Celebrates Opening Ceremony in Dahlberg Hall

ATLANTA, Georgia – More than 300 members of the university community and distinguished guests gathered for the opening ceremony of the International Center on the third floor of Dahlberg Hall on September 2.

The center, which was formerly the home of the President’s office, now houses the Office of International Initiatives. The center includes a community… more »

International Strategies and Goals Discussed at Annual Pan Task Force Meeting

The university’s five emerging-market task forces met for their annual meeting, which brought together the chairs, members, coordinators, as well as International Initiatives’ unit directors, for a review of last year’s initiatives and achievements and to discuss the projects and goals for 2015.

Dr. Jun Liu, the Associate Provost for International Initiatives and leader of the… more »

South African Maestro Kamal Khan Visits Georgia State

Visiting scholar Kamal Khan, Director of the Opera School at the University of Cape Town (South Africa) and an internationally known conductor, pianist and opera coach, held a three day intensive series of master classes and coaching at the Georgia State University School of Music.  W. Dwight Coleman, Georgia State University School of Music… more »

First Lady Shares Thanksgiving Well Wishes at Annual ISAC Feast

Ms. Laura Voisinet, the First Lady of Georgia State University, served as the keynote speaker at the annual International Thanksgiving Feast, where she shared Thanksgiving well wishes with over 150 Georgia State international students and scholars.

“We think of Thanksgiving as America’s most celebrated holiday,” Ms. Voisinet said.

Ms. Voisinet praised international students for… more »

Study Abroad Programs Celebrates 14th Annual Crossing Paths, Crossing Cultures Photo Competition

In celebration of International Education Week, Georgia State’s Study Abroad Programs office coordinated the 14th annual Crossing Paths, Crossing Cultures (CPCC) international photo competition and awards ceremony.

CPCC is the only campus program that promotes international education through collaboration among students who have studied abroad and international students who are studying at Georgia… more »