International Fellows Program
The mission of the International Fellows Program is to develop in students a deep understanding of global connections through guided academic programming, professional networking and field experiences.
ESSENTIAL COMPONENTS OF THE PROGRAM
Education: building the fundamental knowledge and awareness of the power and complexities of cultural diversity and the international environment.
Empowerment: nurturing connections between students who share a passion for international education and developing professional networks with advanced Fellows, alumni, and mentors who accomplishments provide role models for international impact.
Engagement: encouraging deeper exploration of opportunities to positively influence change in international contexts and developing a sense of efficacy in leading this change.
GOALS OF THE PROGRAM
Students who participate in the program will:
- gain a greater understanding of the changing world and their ability to engage with and influence that change;
- engage in building international awareness and understanding among others in their local, regional and national communities;
- build networks with cohort peers, advisors, alumni and mentors to support growth in understanding, provide positive role models, and facilitate cohort projects that will impact the campus community and beyond.
Arjun Sondhi, Assistant Professor of Economics
Valerie Smith, Director of International Programs