Programs & Events

Global Ties Akron Programs Offered

INTERNATIONAL VISITOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

Implements professional programs for international dignitaries participating in leadership exchanges sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State

OPEN WORLD LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

Implements professional programs and homestays for international dignitaries participating in leadership exchanges sponsored by the Open World Leadership Center.

GLOBAL PASSPORT CULINARY CLUB

Join Global Ties Akron for Cultural Meals and Tastings while learning about the many cultures of Northeast Ohio.

FEE FOR SERVICE

Offers customized programs for international inbound delegations visiting Akron and Ohio.

THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS

Provides services to international students and scholars enrolled at The University of Akron and worked with The Confucius Institute at The University of Akron on programs focused on Chinese Language and Culture

FIRST WEEKER’S PROGRAM

Provides inbound international students with a short-term host family to help settle into the community and soften the culture shock for the students.

GLOBAL EDUCATION

Serves the local community by providing international and multicultural educational outreach programs through our local schools.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Offers annual International Thanksgiving Dinner and participates in International, Multicultural, and Peace Festivals and Events throughout Northeast Ohio.

If you would like to help volunteer or to set up a meeting to see how you could serve on any of the programs that Global Ties Akron is involved in, please contact Michelle Wilson at globaltiesakron@gmail.com