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International Programs at Harris-Stowe State University provide leadership and support for internationally-oriented teaching, research and community engagement. Our vision is to prepare students for a changing world by fostering cross-cultural competencies and encouraging global citizenship.   

This vision is accomplished through study abroad opportunities, competency and skill building workshops, and diversifying the student body through international recruitment.

OBJECTIVES

  1. To promote globally-oriented knowledge and activities across the state and in partnership with the greater St. Louis Community
  2. To help create a community and society responsive to the increasingly global needs and obligations of citizenship
  3. Creating a welcoming and inclusive environment at HSSU
OPPORTUNITIES ABROAD

HBCU China Scholarship Network

  • 2 Week Program
  • 6 Week Program
Washington University's French and African Studies Summer Program in Senegal

HSSU-led Alternative Spring Break International Experience-Haiti (Coming Soon)

HSSU Cultural Immersion Winter Break-Belize (Coming Soon)

INTERNATIONAL LUNCH and LEARN SERIES

This series takes place at the lunch hour during the Fall Semester to educate, inform and challenge students to think globally.  

TOPICS INCLUDE

Study Abroad: The World Awaits
Passport: Your Key to the World
Cultural Perspectives: Knowledge is Power


SECOND FAMILY

The Second Family Program provides a caring "home away from home" experience for HSSU’s international students, seeking to establish a relationship with a local family.  American families "adopt" international students to learn from them and assist their student in navigating St. Louis and matriculating through HSSU. The Office of Retention and International Programs matches families with international students from over 20 countries around the world.


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