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“All Are Welcome in This Place”

INTERLINK partner institutions are closely monitoring the implications of the January 27 Executive Order and will respond as needs indicate. As ever, INTERLINK instructors sensitively and thoughtfully work with their students and welcome private or class discussion about their worlds, their perspectives, and their feelings. Directors and other center staff are prepared to listen closely[…]

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INTERLINK Partners with St. Ambrose University

In a press release issued on July 1st, 2016, St. Ambrose University  (SAU) announced its promising new partnership with INTERLINK Language Centers. With the goal of enrolling additional international students, St. Ambrose will be providing exceptional English language training through an on-campus training center operated by INTERLINK Language Centers. SAU will “Not only…provide for our students’[…]

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Seeking Ramadan Connections: A Reflection by INTERLINK’s Executive Director

“Ramadan kareem!” The world’s 1.6+ billion Muslims will be greeted this way during the coming month. The Arabic greeting and its English equivalent, “Happy Ramadan,” conveys a friendly, serious, and respectful greeting during this monthlong expression of faith. Outside Islam, it may be known as that time when Muslims fast during daylight hours. Incomprehensible to[…]

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Saudi philanthropists make generous donations to ISU’s community and global engagement efforts

Saudi Arabian philanthropists support Indiana State University’s international education efforts Musaed Alzouyhra, a goodwill ambassador to the United Nations who is active in real estate as well as service in Saudi Arabia, has pledged $200,000 to support international education and community engagement programs at Indiana State. Abdullah Dokhan, a Saudi businessman, and Hazim Allihyan, president[…]

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INTERLINK’s YU Students Win Again at EEG’s Public Speaking Competition

Reported by Asaad Al Asaad, Director of Student Activity Center Student teams from Al Yamamah University took part in the 15th Inter-College Environmental Public Speaking Competition, organized by the Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) in Dubai, on November 25-26, 2015.  Participants included students from 57 universities from nine GCC and MENA region countries. Students competed in[…]

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