Montana State University Hosts Summer Expo to Promote Students’ Global EngagementBy Eleanor Bright, UniversityHerald Reporter
The Montana State University (MSU) hosted the "Going Global Summer Expo" held on January 26, this year. The expo promoted global engagement of students. It provided students with data on how to study or work abroad.
"Going Global Summer Expo" in MSU presented different programs for students to join. Students who would enroll in international programs would be sent to various places in the globe. There would be summer vacation programs for two to three months. Short courses during semester breaks would be for two to three weeks, according to Montana State University.
"Going Global" holds expos in different countries all over the world. These conferences aimed to encourage students to seek global experiences through these international programs.
"Going Global Summer Expo" in MSU is part of the Going Global 2017 Conferences. The theme for this year is "Global cities connecting talents; driving change." The focus for this year is connecting universities and colleges to enhance global knowledge and talents.
" Going Global" does not refer to traveling around the world or visiting other places. This phrase refers to a deep awareness and understanding of various aspects of the universe. Going Global participants will develop awareness of wars, diseases, technologies, crop yields, threats from nature, according to Fox Business.
"Going Global 2017 Conference" is slated on May 22-24 in London. It will present unique framework for sharing knowledge. Education leaders from around the world will discuss issues regarding international higher education and further education. The conference will allow for the solutions to these issues, according to the American Association of State Colleges and Universities.
The MSU Office of International Programs will facilitate applications to all programs that Going Global offers. Students who want to study abroad may apply for the direct exchange program. Those who prefer to have on-the-job training abroad may apply for internship programs.