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Spotlight on Global Engagement & Leadership Experience (GELE)

The Global Engagement & Leadership Experience (GELE) encourages conversations between domestic and international students.

Story by GELE alumni, Yixuan Li

Global Engagement Network (GEN)

The Global Engagement Network, or commonly called GEN, is a network of strategic partners around the world that collaborate on teaching, research, and seek to solve the world's great challenges. In this photo, Dr. Adewumi is meeting with SKKU President Jun Young Kim, one of Penn State's GEN partners.

Learn more about Penn State's GEN

Joint Center Promotes US-China University Collaboration

With the goal of promoting global cooperation in clean energy research and education, Penn State and Dalian University of Technology (DUT) in China established an international Joint Center for Energy Research (JCER) in 2011 as a part of global engagement efforts at both universities. 

Joint Center for Research Promotes US-China University Collaboration

Global Engagement and Leadership Experience (GELE) Application Deadline

The Global Engagement and Leadership Experience (GELE) is a two-and-a-half day conference that brings together international and U.S. students to discuss and learn about aspects of global leadership. It is the perfect mix of serious conversations, engaging activities, and practical simulations.

GELE Information & Application

Welcome to Global Penn State

Welcome to Global Penn State, the primary web presence of the University Office of Global Programs (UOGP). UOGP provides support and oversight for all of Penn State's international engagements. Meet Dr. Adewumi, view our video, and learn more about Global Penn State!

Welcome to Global Penn State


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The application deadline will be moved from January 20th to March 1st.


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