International Student Affairs

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The Rosenfield Center is the central gathering place at Grinnell. In addition to space for a range of campus offices, it contains the central dining room and kitchens of the College, the Spencer Grill, the Crady Mail Room, recreational areas and lounges, a multipurpose room,...

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"Grinnell put us together. This is the meeting place," says Serbian Kristina Duric '13. She and Californian Cynthia Amezcua '14 talk about international friendships, the global Grinnell family, and living abroad. Meet Grinnell in a minute and a half, then go deeper with our...
Social Justice Commitments Come TogetherGhanayan in FlorenceStudent Affairs goes to Spain!Food Bazaar: Behind the ScenesWinter Break trip to KoreaOISA Hosts International AdvisorsRoundtableIPOP 2013Halal food at GrinnellA Jamaican returns to the MotherlandCourse embedded travel...

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8,700 miles and 18 hours on his first plane ride separate Bazil Mupisiri ’18 from his hometown in Zimbabwe. Yet, it’s the milestones, not the miles, that truly set this first-year student apart. Bazil (pronounced Bay-zl) first learned about Grinnell through the U.S. Student...
International first-year students gather on campus a week early for Grinnell’s International Pre-Orientation Program (IPOP). “IPOP helps international and global nomad students find their feet on campus,” says Karen Edwards, associate dean and director of international student...
Christine Ajinjeru ’14 traveled nearly 8,000 miles to get to Grinnell College. Sarah Burnell ’14 went less than 8 blocks. Despite their differences—cultural, geographic, and otherwise—or perhaps because of them, the two Academic All-American track stars have become best friends...
Every year, Grinnell students from near and far share some of their favorite foods from home in a decades-old tradition: the International Student Organization’s Food Bazaar. This year, more than 100 chefs prepared 52 appetizers, entrees, beverages, and desserts, with recipes...
Every fall a few hundred students remain on campus over Thanksgiving, celebrating the American holiday with their Grinnell family. Many international students join their host families for Thanksgiving dinner. Some, like members of the Student Organization of Latinas/os, cook...

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International and global-nomad students compose a vibrant presence at Grinnell. Through the International Pre-Orientation Program, an active Friends of International Students program, and continued relationship building, the Office of International Student Affairs helps students...
International and global-nomad students compose a vibrant presence at Grinnell. Through the International Pre-Orientation Program, an active Friends of International Students program, and continued relationship building, the Office of International Student Affairs helps students...
International and global-nomad students compose a vibrant presence at Grinnell. Through the International Pre-Orientation Program, an active Friends of International Students program, and continued relationship building, the Office of International Student Affairs helps students...