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Supporting International Student Success

By Daniel Fusch

A recent preliminary survey conducted by three researchers — Peter Mather, an Ohio University assistant professor of higher education and student affairs; Bethany Schweitzer, a recent Ohio University doctoral graduate; and Gunter Morson, head of higher education and careers at England’s CATS College — revealed that while most international students feel welcomed and at home on their college campuses, many have a low sense of belonging in the US generally and face challenges in making the transition to American culture. These same students voice concern over the lack of support from the institution in making that transition.

Continued at: http://www.academicimpressions.com/news.php?i=180&q=8177s401869aS

Read an associated article: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2011/04/062/ohio_university_international_student_experience_survey

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