Connect Globally From Home

The Office of International Education and Development is committed to the development of awareness, knowledge, appreciation, and respect of cultural differences in both domestic and international contexts in its students, faculty, staff, and the surrounding communities. To this end, OIED wants to help you stay connected to the world, even from home. We're offering a full calendar of events and some new resources to help!

Domestic Students

  • Advising
  • Virtual Study Abroad Experiences (Offered through Appalahian's Affiliate Partners)
  • Conversation Hours
  • Get Involved
    • Conversation Partners: Apply to be a Conversation Partner for Fall 2020. Virtually connect with English language students for cultural exchange.
    • Education Abroad Ambassadors: Tell others about your experiences studying abroad. Application for Fall 2020 coming soon.
  • Earn a Graduate Certificate in International Leadership. Do you have a desire to work in a global environment? Are you interested in taking a leadership role with international professions? Add this certificate program to your graduate degree to develop crucial skills to be a global leader. 

International Students

  • Advising
    • Email ISSSO@appstate.edu for virtual advising
  • Conversation Hours
    • Afternoon Coffee Series: Every Thursday at 1:30 for an hour of conversation and connection- Everyone Welcome!
    • EngageApp International: Guided conversations focused on admitted international students
      • More dates coming soon
  • Get Involved
    • Apply to be a Cultural Ambassador for Fall 2020. Cultural Ambassadors is comprised of international students and scholars. 

Faculty

  • Global Course Link: Providing resources for faculty to connect their courses globally during the Summer and Fall 2020 semesters
  • Cultural Ambassadors (Fall 2020):  Invite an individual or a group of students to share their international perspectives with your organization or classroom
  • International Friendship Family Program (Fall 2020): Pair your family with an international student to have fun, make memories, learn from each other, and build lasting friendships. 

Staff

  • Cultural Ambassadors (Fall 2020):  Invite an individual or a group of students to share their international perspectives with your organization, office, or club
  • International Friendship Family Program (Fall 2020): Pair your family with an international student to have fun, make memories, learn from each other, and build lasting friendships. 

Events

  • Ongoing Event Series
    • Afternoon Coffee Series: Every Thursday at 1:30 for an hour of conversation and connection- Everyone Welcome!
    • EngageApp International: Guided conversations focused on admitted international students
      • More dates coming soon
  • Upcoming Events