Students sample foods from seven cultures at the Global Fest Night Market on March 11. International Student Ambassador Pinn Jingkaojai said 240 students attended the event. Photos by Sammie Wuensche The annual Global Fest returned to main campus March 11, with a new look: the Night Market. Participants had the opportunity to try foods from different cultures at Global Fest … [Read more...] about Global Fest Night Market Promotes Global Citizenship
Infographic by Makena Huey On July 6, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced changes to the Department of Homeland Security’s Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) that would force international students holding F-1 and M-1 visas to leave the United States if they were enrolled in only online classes during the fall 2020 semester. “Active students … [Read more...] about Pepperdine and International Students Respond to Recent ICE Policy
Photos courtesy of OISS Pepperdine University recently introduced an International Student Ambassador Program that aims to further develop a supportive global community and advocate for international students, according to their website. The Pepperdine Student Ambassador Program (ISAP) consists of six international student representatives with different cultural … [Read more...] about International Student Ambassador Program Begins
Photos by Terra Atwood Pepperdine's second GlobalFest took place Friday, Jan. 27 in the Waves Cafe, informing Pepperdine students on how to be global citizens and creating international awareness. When students arrived at GlobalFest, they had the opportunity to learn more about different cultures from International Program and cultural club booths. The booths had … [Read more...] about Students Go Global at GlobalFest
Art by Christopher Chen The number of international students in the United States is on the rise. This increase creates potential for more diversity and opportunity for cultural awareness, but it also brings many challenges and issues with welcoming international students into college communities. According to a study by the Institute of International Education, there are … [Read more...] about International Students Gain a Voice – But Is That Enough?