Members of WSU’s International Students’ Council are hosting a virtual International Education Week April 5 through 9 and have dedicated it to WSU’s students everywhere.
The Digital Badges program helps bring the world to students stuck at home. Participants have a path to develop six global competencies based on standard values for education abroad.
WSU President Kirk Schulz and other university leaders are working to develop strategies to retain international students, ensuring opportunities for them to pursue higher education.
“We want to assure all members of our international community that the entire WSU family is here to help in whatever ways we can.”
The number of WSU faculty‑led study abroad programs is also on the rise, drawing nearly 300 students each semester.
The latest awardees bring to 82 the number of WSU students receiving Gilman awards since 2006.
WSU is hosting a delegation of student journalists from the Balkan Peninsula as part of a U.S. Department of State program designed to help foster greater international understanding of the importance of free speech and a free press.
The continuing growth is considered key to WSU’s commitment to preparing all students for success in the global marketplace.
Carson College faculty members are hopeful this trip will be the beginning of a long‑lasting relationship between WSU and Kazakhstani universities.
“This is a poverty alleviation effort, where we can empower families to increase their economic resiliency.” — Anthony Gromko, WSU Extension