International Students

Mentoring Initiative Helps Refugee Students Navigate College

CLARKSTON, Ga. – A new Georgia State University mentoring program pairs young adults who are refugees and immigrants with seasoned college students who have roots in the international community.

Called the Mentoring Initiative for New Americans (MINA), its goal is to help new Americans learn English, navigate the often-confusing college admissions process and provide social… more »

Georgia State To Host National Fulbright Foreign Student Conference

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 »

Brazil Task Force Faculty Member Elected to the Board of Directors of the Fulbright Association’s Georgia Chapter

Dr. Christine Stauber, member of the Georgia State University Brazil task force, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Fulbright Association’s Georgia Chapter. For the original article, please visit:

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – Dr. Christine Stauber, assistant professor of environmental health at the School of Public Health at Georgia State University,… more »

South African Culture and Sport Celebrated at VolleyFest Exhibition

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – Recreational Services teamed up with the university’s South Africa task force and the Center for International Business Education and Research for the inaugural VolleyFest exhibition in the Student Recreation Center.  A combination of sports and culture, the event hosted over 200 students, staff, and faculty who celebrated volleyball… more »

Joint Summit Will Focus on Global Health and Refugee Crisis

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – The World Affairs Council of Atlanta, CARE USA and the Center for Strategic and International Studies will present the Atlanta Summit on Global Health and Refugees on Monday, May 2 at the Westin Buckhead. The daylong program will examine the severe effects wars have had on health conditions in Syria, other parts… more »

Kadir Has University and Georgia State Discuss Research Collaborations, Establish Specialized Agreement with L.L.M. Program at College of Law

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – Georgia State University welcomed administrators from Kadir Has University (Istanbul, Turkey) on March 16-17 for exploratory discussions on innovative programs, research collaborations, and faculty and student exchange programs with the College of Law, International Initiatives, the Robinson College of Business and faculty members from more »

President Jimmy Carter and Ambassador Andrew Young to be Honored at Africa Unites HIV/AIDS Awareness Gala at Georgia State University

ATLANTA, GEORGIA – In recognition of World AIDS Day, the International Women’s Care Organization (IWCO), in conjunction with the Office of International Initiatives at Georgia State University and the World Affairs Council of Atlanta, will honor President Jimmy Carter with the Africa Unites Humanitarian Award and Ambassador Andrew Young with the… 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 »