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Office of International Programs

Over 700 people gathered Saturday, July 11, 2015 at Circus Square Park to commemorate the 20 year anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide in Bosnia-Herzegovina. The Office of International Programs was honored to support the Bosnian community during this time of remembrance.

Nearly 350 participants from seven neighboring high schools attended the second annual Festival Cultural Hispano at WKU's Glasgow campus (#GlobalEncounters)

Supported by a Global Encounters Support Grant, the Dept. of Diversity & Community Studies hosted Dr. Gelien Matthews from the University of the West Indies to lecture on black abolitionists in the Caribbean.

WKU's English Dept. and ESLi received funding through the GES grant to host a workshop series for Proyecta students from Mexico. The workshop targeted technical writing and disciplinary literacy for engineering students learning English as their second language.

Local elementary school students during International Education Week explore the world through Geosphere, a 20' inflatable globe.

Dancers from the Hispanic Organization for the Promotion of Education perform at the annual Taste of Latin America event. Proceeds from the event benefit Latino students attending college.



The Office of International Programs strives to complement Western Kentucky University's vision to be A Leading American University with International Reach through the strategic development, implementation, and management of campus-wide internationalization initiatives. The Office of International Programs, in partnership with the Office of  Study Abroad and Global Learning, serves to enhance WKU's international profile by working closely with students, faculty, and staff, both domestic and foreign.







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