2020

October

Celebrate International Education Week Virtually

Join the Office of International Education as they celebrate International Education Week at IUP from October 12 through October 21, 2020.  Learn about education abroad opportunities, listen to international music and poetry, watch an international film, and more.

August

International Conversation Partner Program Seeking Applicants

Conversation Partners is now accepting applications for both international and US students for fall 2020. This program pairs students together to promote global awareness, diversity in understanding, and cultural exchange.

July

A Message from IUP President Driscoll to IUP's International Students

IUP President Driscoll offers a message to international students in light of a recent federal announcement; IUP’s Office of International Education will host town hall events on Monday, July 13.

April

First IUP Student Awarded Critical Language Scholarship from State Department

Senior Joseph Gallo, an Asian Studies major from East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, was awarded the Critical Language Scholarship to Japan by the US Department of State. Gallo is IUP’s first recipient of this award, a fully funded, eight-week international program.

Guth Engages in International Teaching in Turkey

The IUP Office of International Education facilitated Lorraine Guth’s faculty teaching exchange to partner Middle East Technical University as part of the Erasmus+ grant funding secured by METU.

Education Abroad Summer Program Update

Following directives from the chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and best practices in the field of international education, IUP is suspending all student summer Education Abroad experiences (credit and noncredit).

SkillZone is Open Online

Visit SkillZone virtually using Zoom! SkillZone tutoring for international students and scholars is available Monday through Thursday from 12:30 to 6:00 p.m. through Zoom. We will also host Conversation Corner Thursday evenings from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. through Zoom.

March

Education Abroad Wednesday Workshops Continue Via Zoom

Education Abroad workshops will now be available via Zoom each Wednesday at 5:00 p.m.

February

IUP Celebrates National Study Abroad Day with Multiple Events

The IUP Office of International Education: Education Abroad is hosting multiple events on Monday, February 24, 2020, in celebration of National Study Abroad Day.

January

Seeking Student Performers and Cultural Booths to Participate in International Unity Day

IUP’s Office of International Education is seeking entertainment acts and students to help represent country booths at International Unity Day on Saturday, March 28, 2020, from noon to 3:00 p.m. in the HUB, Upper Level.