Category Archives: ISSP

Fond Memories of the International Student Leadership Conference

Finally the D- day arrived. I was so excited to be going to the International Student Leadership Conference (ISLC) hosted by James Madison University for the weekend. I had been looking forward to the event especially after the great experience … Continue reading

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World Minded: FLAG Program

The Foreign Lands Ambassador Group (FLAG), organized by the Office of International Students, Scholars, and Programs, gives international as well as returned study abroad students the opportunity to share their knowledge of other countries and cultures with local elementary school … Continue reading

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World Minded: Hee Kyung Baek

A devotion to service has been a primary focus for me since I first set foot on the William & Mary campus. In my search for a specific opportunity, I was lucky enough to see a single flyer that stood … Continue reading

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“Global Friends” Needed

The Global Friends Program is the Reves Center for International Studies’s program that matches community members with international students eager to learn more about American culture. For over 10 years Global Friends has provided W&M students and the local community … Continue reading

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International Undergraduate Orientation

This year William & Mary’s international student enrollment reached a new record of 468 students from 51 countries. Another new record of 85 four year, degree-seeking international students are now on campus, including four who will be part of W&M’s … Continue reading

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International Orientation Playlist

International orientations are in full swing at the Reves Center for International Studies and we’ve been enjoying music from around the world as we help everyone get settled. If you’re looking for some new music, check out these fan favorites! … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Becoming An Intrepid Explorer

The twentieth century satirist William Bolitho once wrote ‘adventure must start with running away from home,’ and it is with this in mind that I intend to uproot myself in less than a week. I will be leaving my St Andrews comfort zone and going to the … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Leaving Lagos

There are over 400 international students from over 50 countries studying at the College of William & Mary. This is the story of one of our newest students, Damilola Ashaolu, who arrived this week from Lagos, Nigeria. I barely remember … Continue reading

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Gearing Up for a Great Year

Today is a big day for the Reves Center! In addition to launching this International W&M blog, we’re welcoming Dr. Stephen Hanson as the new director of the Reves Center and vice provost for international affairs. Dr. Hanson is joining … Continue reading

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