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UGRAD Alumna Initiates Family Festival at Azerbaijan Carpet Museum

Global UGRAD alumna Asli Samadova curated the the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum's first two-day family festival that hosted over one thousand people who participated in activities ranging from Children’s Museum features to presentations of recent textile and art projects.

Tunisia Undergraduate Scholarship Program

As part of the Department of State’s Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program, this program offers full scholarships to outstanding students from underrepresented sectors and parts of Tunisia.

My Extended Minnesota Family

Fahmida Zaman sometimes missed her family in Bangladesh during her Global Undergraduate Exchange Program experience. She spent the better part of 2012 at St. Catherine University in Minnesota, well removed from her home. But, she is thankful for the connections she made with professors, her “friendship family,” American and international students, and one very memorable meeting with another Bangladeshi.

Shaping the Future of Education in Azerbaijan

Sevinj Mammadova, an alumna of the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) and Edward S. Muskie Fellowship Program (Muskie) from Azerbaijan, is the February International Exchange Alumni Member of the Month.

UGRAD Alum Organizes Charity Run Across Ukraine

Ugrad Alum, Andriy Maksymovych, raised over $50,000 in donations for premature infants in Ukraine

While studying in the United States, Eurasian Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD) alum Andriy Maksymovych met an activist who biked across the U.S. to raise money for charity. Andriy decided to adapt the idea to raise money for premature babies in his native Ukraine.

Uncharted Waters

Global Undergraduate Exchange Program participant, Beatriz Recinos, teaching students about oceanography

Beatriz Recinos, an undergraduate student from El Salvador, studied oceanography and geophysics at Humboldt State University in Northern California while participating in the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program.

Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD)

The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (also known as the Global UGRAD Program) provides one semester scholarships to outstanding undergraduate students from around the world for non-degree full-time study combined with community service, professional development and cultural enrichment.

Learning about Southern Culture in New Orleans

Global UGRAD Learns about Southern Culture in New Orleans

A New Path to Corporate Social Responsibility

Since returning to Georgia, Lia has applied her expertise in CSR in working with Ardza, a division of Georgia’s prominent Alliance Group Holding company.