Our Goals

Attract more international students to Appalachian

  • Promote Appalachian at other universities through involvement with on-campus fairs and study abroad publicity (pamphlets, videos, word of mouth)
  • Enhance the experience of students who come to Appalachian
    • Provide greater support while studying here
    • Provide more on and off campus activities
    • Increase awareness of ways to get involved at Appalachian
    • Provide support for students to travel outside of boone
    • Arrange trips within Boone (for dorm supplies, food, etc)
    • Develop solid, long-term relationships with international students
    • Check up on international students

Encourage more domestic students studying abroad

  • Establish a presence in the office through office hours
    • Take pressure off the Office of International Education and Development
    • Create student-to-student contact to provide study abroad information and support
    • Make entire experience easier and less intimidating
  • Promote ASU as an internationally focused university through outreach
  • Construct scholarships, internships, and career opportunities through close ties with study abroad alumni
  • Promote and advertise for our Go Abroad scholarships
  • Participate in study abroad fairs and open houses with OIED
  • Encourage domestic students to participate in INTAPP events

Promote interaction between International Students and American students, while also promoting internationalization at Appalachian

  • Publicize internationally focused clubs and organizations
  • Encourage Global Exchange, Coffee Buzz 5K, International Meet & Greet, etc. 
  • Encourage international students to become involved in other clubs and organizations
  • Generate liaisons between internationally focused organizations and communities at ASU
  • Promote international awareness through INTAPP events and heightened publicity for existing programs with an international focus