Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Celebrate Difference at Bucknell

As a celebration for International Coming Out Day, Bucknell students, faculty and staff participated in an annual community photo shoot sponsored by the Office of LGBTQ Resources and the Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) on campus. All the participants were dressed in their “Celebrate Difference” shirts to show their support for the issues surrounding the LGBTQ community. Photo Credit: EmilyPaine / Division of Communications  

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Monday, October 15th, 2018

Home Away From Home

Home Away From Home is a yearly event hosted by International Student Services at Bucknell during the Family Weekend. This program aims to match international students with domestic host families, to start a relationship that can last throughout a students’ time at Bucknell and beyond. This year, the program matched about 20 international students with host families from the Bucknell community and area. The host families provide a family-like support for the students during their collegiate academic careers since their families are so far away. For more information about the program, or to know how to get involved, contact Here are […]

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Wednesday, October 10th, 2018

RAMP UP Leadership Experience

By Eileen Tan ’19 After leading RAMP Up! during my sophomore year, I knew I wanted to do it one more time. Coming back early to campus made my transition from studying abroad back to campus much easier and I was excited to meet the first-years coming into the program. Unlike the previous time I led RAMP Up! we were expecting more inclement weather which meant we needed to create back-up plans for all the outdoor activities that were originally planned. With four other pre-orientation leaders, we brainstormed indoor activities that could still engage the first-years will bringing the group […]

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Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

International Orientation 2018; Leader Experience

By Trang Nguyen ‘21, International Orientation Assistant Being inspired from my International Orientation Assistants (IOAs) in International Orientation (IO)’17, I applied to be an IOA for the program this year. After going through the process, I can say that being an IOA was undoubtedly one of the most amazing experiences I have had at Bucknell. Becoming an IOA for the first time, I was both excited and anxious, as I was not sure if I would be able to do my job well. Therefore, I decided to set a goal for myself for the orientation; to help the first-year international […]

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