VSU Global

Global Opportunities for VSU Faculty

  • In FY 2014, 28 faculty have been sponsored by the Faculty Internationalization Fund to present at international conferences, exhibits, teach and conduct research abroad;
  • Fulbright program and other global opportunities - Please contact Dr. Ivan Nikolov to discuss collaborative projects and ideas.
  • VSU Faculty Exchange Opportunities  - Please contact Dr. Ivan Nikolov to discuss collaborative projects and ideas.

News & Announcements:

  • Dr. Doug Podoll and Ms. Shana Yorkey hosted tax workshops on March 18, 4:00 - 5:00 pm & 5:30 - 6:30 pm, for non-US citizens (F-1/J-1)/H1-B at Odum Library 3270. 
  • The 39th International Dinner was held on April 4, 2015 at 6:00 pm in the Student Union Ballrooms. Please check out the International Dinner page for ticket information, and any student groups who are interested in participating in this event should e-mail iss@valdosta.edu
  • George Siemens, the "grandfather of MOOCS," presented at the AIEA (Association of International Educators Administrators) Conference in Washington D.C., on February 15-18, 2015. You can view his presentation on "Changing and Becoming" by clicking on the link. For access to the PDF version, please click here.
  • New Brown Scholars: The Department of Adult and Career Education at Valdosta State University’s Dewar College of Education and Human Services is hosting Dr. Halden Morris, a Brown Scholar from the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Kingston, Jamaica, during the spring 2015 semester. Dr. Morris is a member of the faculty of humanities and education in the School of Education on UWI's Mona Campus. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in occupational education from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. His areas of academic specialization include technical and vocational education and training and technology education. Read more on VSU's news page.
  • Drs. Deborah Davis (Graduate School), and Ivan Nikolov (Center of International Programs) attended the winter session of COBEC (Consortium for Belize Educational Collaboration) February 5-7, 2015.
  • Dr. Nanci Scheetz (COEHS) coordinates student research in the San Pedro, Belize school district to assist students with hearing problems.
  • Representatives from Tama University and  Kansai University visited VSU in February 2015. Tama University's representative was in Valdosta from February 10-12, and Kansai University's representative from February 18-19, 2015.
  • The Center for International Programs and the Honors College will be hosting Dr. Kathleen Moore-Walsh during the third week of February as a visiting professor from Waterford. She will be working with some of our Honors classes (Counter-Culture and Introductory Seminar) that week as well as meeting with the students who are going on the 2015 Honors' Ireland Study Abroad Program.
  • Applications for the International Student Scholarship are due on March 15, 2015. 
  • All VSU study abroad programs for Summer 2015 are going in full swing. For more information visit http://www.valdosta.edu/studyabroad
  • Over 300 students from 67 countries study in 2015 at VSU. For more on opportunities for international students, visit http://www.valdosta.edu/iss.