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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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Project-based Learning at TVTC Produces an Environmental Fair

INTERLINK Students at TVTC Spearhead an Environmental Fair By Adelina Holmes Assistant Country Director, Technical and Vocational Training Corporation Published September, 2015 In partnership with the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation, INTERLINK runs an intensive English Language program in various colleges in Saudi Arabia. The method of instruction focuses on Project Based Learning (PBL), which[…]

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Interview with an INTERLINK student

By Jairo Patricio Galarza Pucha, INTERLINK student at Valparaiso University Source: INTERzine Vol. 1, Issue 1, May 2015   Pedram Etebari studied at INTERLINK three years ago. Now he is studying Exercise Science at Valparaiso University. He also works as a desk attendant at the Fitness Center and is a student ambassador at the Office of[…]

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