Student worker summit

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 4:15pm

The following was submitted by Bill Penn of the International Student Center Advisory Board:

On Thursday, Nov. 15 and Friday, Nov. 16, Raul Mickle, Director of the International Student Center, and Bill Penn, President of the International Student Center Advisory Board, attended the Community Support Group Summit in the Outer Banks, N.C. The Summit was sponsored by the office of the U.S. State Department responsible for the International Student Cultural Exchange Program. Attendees were from communities around the country who host international students during their tourist seasons.

The purpose of the summit was to update participants on the current status of program from a national perspective and to share the best practices of community support groups. The number one issue throughout the host communities is adequate housing for the international students.