Being an international student and being stuck in a foreign country in the midst of a once-in-a century pandemic was the last thing I had in mind when imagining how my freshman year of college would pan out.
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For the past several weeks, everyday life for University of La Verne students has been a whirlwind of emotion and uncertainty. For international students in particular, the need to make a fast decision to either stay on a mostly deserted campus or move back home was one they never thought they would encounter.
Clinton Gilliland, international student adviser in the English Language Services Center, oversees three new volunteers for the student mentoring program Sept. 29 outside the International Student Center.
Faculty and staff gathered together to discuss the cultural shock international students face when trying to adapt to American culture Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom.
One component of the University’s 2020 Strategic Vision is the a goal to increase the international undergraduate population to 10 percent by 2020.
Following the recent retirement of Phil Hofer, Jeffrey Nonemaker will serve as director of International Student Services, and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs Al Clark will direct study abroad services – effective this week.
International students are an important and ever-growing part of the La Verne community. Yet as these students leave home and enter this new environment, there are things they must get used to here.
Three women from Brazil, who are currently students at the University of La Verne, shared their American experience with the La Verne community on Monday.
ELS students Majed Almubark, Fadya Al Kishi, Adwa Alrajani and Abdula Alhourshan presented their carved pumpkin in front of Leo Hall on Wednesday, naming it “Kabol.”
Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer Coming from another country, another culture and speaking another language, students participating in the University of La Verne’s ELS Language Center become part of the student body at the University. These students often live in the dorms, eat in Davenport, befriend University students and often transfer to the University after fulfilling […]