Global Engagement

The Global Engagement team is committed to bridging the gap between international & domestic students, making international students feel more welcome & supported, and providing global experiences for all students. Additionally, Global Engagement provides training for faculty and staff who wish to incorporate this into their curriculum and oversees many programs, including:

  • International Student Orientation- A mandatory program that welcomes international students to Penn State in the summer, fall, and spring.
  • Global Engagement & Leadership Experience (GELE/jel•ly)- Provides a safe space for a highly diverse group of students to talk about culture and leadership and prepares participants to positively impact the global climate at Penn State and become globally conscious leaders.
  • Provides funding for International Student Organizations
  • Semester bus trips