The Center for Global Education and Engagement is here to serve international students, to encourage and enable students to participate in high quality study abroad experiences, to facilitate innovative international programming on campus and to provide the best means and structure for Radford University faculty to engage in international academia. 


The Latest News

  1. Student takes RARE opportunity to work first-hand with school children in Peru »


    When Pennington heard about the Radford Amazonian Research Expedition program at Radford University, she knew that was a way for her to get first-hand research experience.  

  2. Radford nursing students cross Pacific Ocean for transformative experiences »


    Seven Radford University nursing students and faculty explored international healthcare during a 23-day study abroad experience to South Korea and Taiwan.

  3. Increased global insight and a long-term goal achieved »


    When junior student-athlete Kateri Schoettinger, a member of the women’s soccer team, stepped off the plane and into the jungle, she fulfilled a long-term goal of hers: participate in the renowned Radford Amazonian Research Expedition (RARE) Program at Radford University.

  4. Truly a ‘RARE’ experience »


    Clad in dirt and mud – and several new smells – Radford University students and faculty members returned from a transformative experience in the Peruvian rainforest.

  5. Local media highlight ‘RARE’ experience »


    Two local media outlets highlighted the Radford Amazonian Research Expedition (RARE), which had 10 students and two professors travel to the Peruvian rainforest.

  6. ‘You just have to care:’ Joseph Shaver shows true Highlander resiliency  »


    While it has not always been easy and there have been trying circumstances, Joseph chooses to see positivity in his experiences.  “It has a bit of a happy ending. All it takes is to care and be honest.”

Upcoming Events

  1. Last Day for UG students to apply for Fall Graduation

    Friday Feb 8

    All day

  2. Spring Break

    Saturday Mar 9 - Sunday Mar 17

    All day

  3. International Highlander Awards »

    Tuesday Apr 2

    5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    The Center for Global Education and Engagement cordially invites you to the Spring 2019 International Highlander Awards at 5:30pm to 7:00pm on April 2, 2019 in the Muse Banquet Hall. The Center for Global Education and Engagement will congratulate the deserving recipients and present them with a memento (study abroad cords) of the occasion. This will be followed by drinks and light refreshments. The IHA’s celebrate our graduating International students, Kirk Scholars, study abroad participants and our McGlothlin Award recipients.
  4. 28th Annual International Banquet »

    Saturday Apr 6

    All day

    28th annual International Banquet presented by International Student Affairs Council, and the Center for Global Education and Engagement. International Food, performances, and fun for all! Tickets are on sale at the Bonnie or online at Doors open at 5:30pm and dinner begins at 6pm.