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State Department Celebrates 75 Years of Exchanges at Global Leadership Forum in Virginia

State Department is sponsoring the Global Leadership Forum in Charlottesville, Virginia from March 29-30, 2016. The two-day forum is part of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ celebration of 75 years of State Department-sponsored exchange programs.

LGBTI International Students Reflect on EducationUSA Interactive

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The video feature students from England, Jamaica, Pakistan, and Thailand who reflect on their EducationUSA panel experience.

A-SMYLE Student of the Month – December 2015

Zerina from Montenegro excels in her academics and as an active volunteer in her Wichita Falls, Texas community.

FLEX Student of the Month – January 2016

Ukrainian high school student Viktoriya stands out among other exchange students due to her racking up over 300 community service hours by cleaning city parks, raising money for local charities, a Christmas giving project, and supporting local police officers.

FLEX Student of the Month – December 2015

Georgian high schooler Manana is an excellent student, a dedicated volunteer at the local senior living home, a member of several school clubs, and an enthusiastic ambassador for her country's language and culture.

A-SMYLE Student of the Month – November 2015

Serbian high schooler Minja plays an active role in her host school, participating in many clubs and activities in addition to maintaining straight A's.

FLEX Student of the Month – November 2015

Kazakh high schooler Symbat clocked over 100 hours of community service during her exchange, maintains a high GPA on the honor roll, joined the school band, and plays on the basketball team.

Ukrainian Youth Gains His Confidence in Iowa

The FLEX program provided Ukrainian high schooler Vadym Bilous with an opportunity to boost his confidence by stepping outside his comfort zone and being exposed to new experiences.

A-SMYLE Student of the Month – October 2015

Nermina, a CIEE placed American Serbia and Montenegro Youth Leadership Exchange (A-SMYLE) student from Montenegro, is an exceptional student, volunteer, and host daughter enjoying her exchange year with a smile on her face and ambition in her heart.

The Courage to Tell the Story: Murrow Program at 10 Years

Each year, more than 75 journalists from around the world are brought to the United States to explore this ideal and U.S. efforts to maintain and encourage such freedom of expression through the Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists.

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