This week, Virginia Commonwealth University is hosting a delegation of deputy ministers from post-Soviet countries visiting the United States to deepen their exposure to rule of law, free markets and democracy.
The VCU Global Education Office is proud to partner with VCU students Rizdwan Said and Crystal Kim on the production of this video originally created for their Focused Inquiry class. To students, scholars and visitors from across the globe: #YouAreWelcomeHere.
VCU Globe student Nicholas Thomason will begin the journey to fulfill his dream career as a foreign service officer after earning a Critical Language Scholarship.
Reflecting on my life before I came to the U.S., I had been passive, introverted, and afraid to challenge myself. I had lived with my family for 20 years in Japan and it was easy for me to keep staying in the same environment.
Whether moving on to undergraduate programs, graduate study or returning home, these students have a stronger command of the English language.