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Keep in touch with International Studies at WCU. Check out what’s happening on campus and see what our students, faculty, and alumni are doing.

International Studies Students

Advising Day - Fall 2022

Find out all you need to know about Spring 2023 registrations as well as opportunities to apply for scholarships and study abroad.   

Eli Horne

Studying French in Montpellier: Eli Horne

International Studies student, Eli Horne, decided to study abroad through ISEP in Montpellier, France because she had been taking French classes since high school and loved the language. Being in the south of France in a smaller city meant they got to explore the city more in-depth than if they had gone to Paris.   

Read Eli's story about studying in France  

Rome, Italy

All Roads Lead to Rome

Despite Covid-19 challenges, Samuel Josephson, a Sophomore studying International Studies and History, was able to arrange a study abroad program at the American University in Rome.   

Universidad P. Commillas

Studying Abroad in Spain - Brice Dalke

Although Covid-19 has made it very difficult to study abroad and travel, Brice Dalke was able to achieve his dream and study abroad in Spain at Universidad P. Comillas in Fall of 2021.   

WCU Campus

International Studies Capstone Poster Presentations

Every Fall semester, senior International Studies students take the Capstone course, INST 400. During the course of the semester, students and Dr. Niall Michelsen work to complete a major project. Students identify a global problem and work to identify solutions to solve it. They write a Policy Paper but also prepare a poster to present to the campus community.   

international studies advising day

Advising Day 2021

All you need to know about Advising.  

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Alumni News: Greyson Rowlands

International Studies graduate teaches English to Vietnamese students.   

WCU graduation ceremony

Congratulations to Our Fall 2020 Graduates!

We are so proud of our International Studies graduates and we celebrate their achievements.   

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Capstone Research Project

Students identify a pressing global problem to solve, and they research that project from the perspective of at least three of the disciplines that fall within WCU's International Studies curriculum.  

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