International Students

Japanese cherry tree planted on campus to symbolize the success of Wright State’s exchange program

Japanese cherry tree planting

A Japanese cherry tree in Wright State’s Garden for the Senses is a living symbol of a long-running student exchange program between the university and Japan’s KAKE Educational Institution. Continue reading

Swiss students visit Wright State to learn about social work in the U.S.

Swiss and Wright State social work students and faculty

Students from Switzerland’s Zurich School of Applied Science visited Wright State during an exchange program focused on comparative social work and its practices. Continue reading

French lesson

Wright State’s Carine Verlin spins life’s challenges into gold
Carline Verlin in Wright State’s Friendship Food Pantry

Carine Verlin grew up in France and later weathered significant challenges. Today, the 43-year-old is a graduate student at Wright State with a psychology degree and is steaming toward a double master’s degree. Continue reading

Wright State’s LEAP Intensive English Program earns highest accreditation

LEAP students

The LEAP Intensive English program, which provides international students with the language skills to be successful, has received the highest level of accreditation from the nation’s accrediting agency. Continue reading

Spring 2015 commencement in photos

Spring commencement in photos

Wright State University honored more than 2,100 graduating students at its 81st commencement ceremony May 2. Continue reading

Wright State students initiate relief effort for Nepal

Wright State students initiate relief effort for Nepal

Wright State Nepalese students, the Inter Cultural Exchange and the University Center for International Education will sponsor a fundraiser for the people of Nepal on May 1. Continue reading

More than 2,100 to graduate at Wright State’s spring commencement

Graduates with diplomas

Wright State will hold its 2015 spring commencement ceremony in the Nutter Center on Saturday, May 2, at 10 a.m. Continue reading

Documentary dynamite

Wright State’s Mai Nguyen helps chronicle plight of Vietnamese Americans in “Between Two Worlds”
Mai Nguyen in her office

Mai Nguyen, director of the Asian/Hispanic/Native American Center, is one of the local Vietnamese Americans featured in “Between Two Worlds,” a documentary produced by ThinkTV. Continue reading

Cultures, bright colors and movies highlight 31st IFA Festival

International Friendship Affair parade

The April 19 festival will feature movies, cultural dance performances, flag parade, global fashion show and ethnic cuisine. Continue reading

International students share poetry with campus community

The poetry, which was read April 3 in the atrium of Millett Hall, drew a crowd of about 75.

Wright State University’s international students shared their culture by reading poems in their native languages to mark International Poetry Day. Continue reading