Office of Global Affairs (OGA)

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OFFICE OF GLOBAL AFFAIRS

(OGA) helps prepare RU’s students, faculty and community constituents for active participation in a rapidly changing global society by internationalizing our campus and curriculum, facilitating experiential learning opportunities, and developing our international partnerships to achieve RU’s strategic objectives. 

Who are we?






Sam Bandy
Director of OGA
Yi Sun
Grad Assistant
Jessica Flores
Grad Assistant
Michael Dodd
International Liaison
Frida Lindgren
International Liaison

Explore the links below for more information about the educational opportunities and services available to you.

LINKS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Study abroad programs:
 
Cuba
France
Brazil
Italy
CubaFrance Brazil Italy

 Check out this article about studying abroad by CNN 

"Studying abroad could give you an edge in the job market”

General Travel Websites

  • Services related to U.S. immigration regulations
  • International student orientation
  • International student academic advising and support
  • Tax assistance for international students Translation and interpretation referrals
CORE VALUES OF THE OFFICE OF GLOBAL AFFAIRS
  • "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain
  • "The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine
  • Enable everyone to have the opportunity to experience traveling abroad. 
MISSION STATEMENT OF THE OGA
  • Create a supportive and interactive learning environment that celebrates multiculturalism by bringing all of Rockford University’s diverse student body together, in such a way that the academic as well as extra-curricular experiences of all students are enhanced and enjoyed.



For more information from OGA, please contact:

Samuel Bandy

Office of Graduate Studies
001-815-226-4040
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