Utah State University is engaged in a broad array of activities designed to facilitate international education and research. Many activities are embedded in departments and colleges. Key University-level offices and points of contact are highlighted below.
Office of Global Engagement
Key offices associated with international education include the Office of the Vice Provost for International Education, the Office of International Students and Scholars, the Study Abroad Office, the Office of International Cooperative Education and Initiatives, the Office of International Scholarship Programs, the Office of International Program Development, and the USU Intensive English Language Institute. The roles and responsibilities of each of these units are described below.
Office of the Vice Provost for International Education
The Office of the Vice Provost for International Education, under the Office of the Provost, supports and encourages a wide range of international activities throughout the institution. It directly oversees the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS), the Study Abroad Office, and the Office of International Scholarship Programs. It assists in University diplomacy with foreign universities and government entities. It coordinates international contracts and educational programs abroad. It is also responsible for assisting students and scholars in obtaining Fulbright grants.
Vice Provost for International Education: Mary S. Hubbard, Military Science 213E, (435) 797-3686, FAX (435) 797-0136, firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of International Students and Scholars
The Office of International Students and Scholars serves as the primary link between students and local and government agencies around the world. It provides leadership and advisement support for immigration issues and enhances the academic, social, and personal interactions of international students and scholars. A more detailed description of the Office of International Students and Scholars can be found here .
Director of the Office of International Students and Scholars: Jeannie Pacheco, Taggart Student Center 313, (435) 797-1124, FAX (435) 797-3522, email@example.com
Study Abroad Office
The Study Abroad Office provides USU students with opportunities for study throughout the world, through exchange partner institutions or consortiums, during a semester, academic year, or summer program. This office also provides USU faculty-led programs in international locations worldwide. A more detailed description of the Study Abroad Office can be found here .
Director of Study Abroad: Kay Forsyth, Taggart Student Center 311, (435) 797-1253, FAX (435) 797-3522, firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of International Scholarship Programs
The International Scholarship Programs office is under the direction of the Interim Vice Provost for International Education. It is designed to provide unique services to international scholarship recipients and the sponsors who provide funds for their studies at Utah State University. The office provides individual support at all levels to scholarship recipients, ensuring that students will have a successful experience at Utah State University, while maintaining the objectives of the scholarship programs.
International Scholarship Coordinator: Shelly Hernandez, Military Science 213D, (435) 797-1647, FAX (435) 797-0136, email@example.com
International Research Office
The International Research Office connects the resources of Utah State University with the international community to address global challenges and opportunities. The International Research Office is under the Office of the Vice President for Research, and provides technical support and assists faculty members interested in implementing collaborative international development projects around the globe. As a land-grant university, USU has long been involved in providing technical assistance and training to various countries around the world. USU has implemented more than 125 major international technical assistance programs and training projects since 1960 having a combined value of more than US $400 million. Much of USU’s experience and development has made the University an international leader in the areas associated with irrigation and water resources; dryland and arid agriculture; livestock production on rangelands; dairy production and processing; management of natural resources; persons with disabilities; institutional building in research, extension, and education; and planning and implementation of skills development programs.
Associate Vice President for International Research: DeeVon Bailey, Military Science 213B, (435) 797-2300, FAX (435) 797-0136, firstname.lastname@example.org
Programs and Resources
Office of International Cooperative Education and Initiatives
The Office of International Cooperative Education and Initiatives assists University colleges and departments in delivery of USU degree programs abroad, as well as in other collaborative initiatives.
Director of International Cooperative Education and Initiatives: Li Li, Eccles Conference Center 108I, (435) 797-3019, FAX (435) 797-8112, email@example.com
Intensive English Language Institute
As a program in the college containing the humanities and social sciences, the Intensive English Language Institute (IELI) provides international students, residents, and refugees with the English skills and cultural knowledge they need to be successful university students. IELI teaches students seeking degrees at USU, as well as students who want to study English for personal or professional reasons. A more detailed description of the Intensive English Language Institute can be found here .
Director of the Intensive English Language Institute: Ann E. Roemer, Main 071, (435) 797-2051, FAX (435) 797-4050, firstname.lastname@example.org