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International Student and Scholar Services

Celebrate International Education Week Nov. 18–22

Nov. 14, 2019—International Education Week, an annual opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide, will be observed at Vanderbilt Nov. 18-22 with a series of events on campus.

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Host a dinner for international students and scholars through EAT! program

Sep. 27, 2019—International Student and Scholar Services invites you to participate in the Experience American Tastes (EAT!) program. The EAT! program provides international students and scholars a chance to enjoy American food and culture with a local family.

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Find community and support at 6th annual Diverse ‘Dores Day Sept. 3

Aug. 29, 2019—Vanderbilt’s sixth annual Diverse ‘Dores Day will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 3, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Sarratt Student Center Promenade.

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Barone named to lead role in International Student Programs

Apr. 12, 2018—Vice Provost for Learning and Residential Affairs Cynthia J. Cyrus has appointed Susan Barone as executive director of International Student Programs.

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WOW: ‘Explore Azerbaijan, the Land of Fire’ Nov. 15

Nov. 8, 2017—International Student and Scholar Services invites you to World on Wednesdays, where the Vanderbilt community engages in presentations, informal conversations and topical lectures on global issues.

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Celebrate International Education Week Nov. 13–17; event proposals now accepted

Oct. 12, 2017—International Education Week (IEW) is Nov. 13–17, 2017. An opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide, IEW is now accepting event proposals through Oct. 25.

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Host families needed to give international students taste of American culture

Sep. 28, 2017—International Student and Scholar Services invites you to participate in its Experience American Tastes (EAT!) program.

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Vanderbilt opens new Student Center for Social Justice and Identity

Sep. 21, 2017—Students, staff and even some administrators could not resist moving to the beat of the Latin music that filled the third floor of Sarratt Student Center Sept. 19, as guests gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Vanderbilt’s new Student Center for Social Justice and Identity.

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Grand opening for Student Center for Social Justice and Identity Sept. 19

Sep. 14, 2017—Join Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos and Provost Susan R. Wente for the grand opening of the Student Center for Social Justice and Identity (SJI) Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 1 to 3 p.m. in Sarratt Student Center, Room 335.

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WOW: ‘Reproductive Health Knowledge Among Women in Uganda’ Sept. 27

Sep. 8, 2017—Hear from Megan Nocita, a member of the Class of 2018 majoring in medicine, health and society and Spanish, from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 27. While in Uganda, she noticed that the barriers to sexual and reproductive health were more strongly related to education and policy than availability.

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Apply to be a First Friend to an international student; deadline is Sept. 8

Aug. 30, 2017—Each fall Vanderbilt welcomes students from around the world to our campus and community. To help these students feel welcome and to ease the transition to American culture, International Student and Scholar Services offers the First Friends program.

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World on Wednesdays seeks presenters for fall 2017

Jul. 12, 2017—International Student and Scholar Services is seeking students, faculty, staff and community members who may be interested in collaborating with ISSS for its upcoming World on Wednesdays (WOW) program during fall 2017.

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