Global Ambassadors Program

The Global Ambassadors Program

About the Program

The Office of International Programs is sponsoring the Global Ambassadors Program (GAP) where domestic students are paired with international students to share cultural perspectives and ease international students’ transition into their lives here at Sam Houston State University. The Global Ambassadors Program will host several social events over the year to give students additional opportunities to interact and develop lasting friendships. Dates, times and locations are subject to change.

If you are interested in joining, turn in the application ("Apply Here" button below) to Cassie Cure or Justin Ball (GAP advisors) in the Office of International Programs (Farrington 116)!


FALL 2014

Welcome Reception (TH 9/4/14, 2-3 pm, OIP office):

Drop by the Office of International Programs (OIP) in Farrington 116 for snacks and mingling!


Tailgating (SA 9/13/14, 3:00-6:00 pm, game starts at 6:30):

Show your Bearkat Spirit! We will start setting up at 2:30, so stop by to chat, eat snacks, play games and tailgate with us!

Location: Bearkat Alley, Outside Bowers Stadium


Meet & Greet Pizza Luncheon (F 10/17/14, 12:00-2:00, Farrington 209)

Come and have lunch with your buddy! Pizza will be served.


Halloween Party (TH 10/30/14, 5:00-7:00 pm, Kat Klub in LSC)

This event is co-hosted by ISO (International Student Organization) and is an opportunity for the Global Ambassadors to showcase a few Halloween traditions to the international students through a costume contest, refreshments, as well as a spooky atmosphere.


Thanksgiving Potluck Lunch (M 11/24/14, 11:00-1:00, TEC, 279)

One thing that the majority of cultures share is the love of good food! Students will bring a dish to share to the Office of International Programs in Farrington 116.


Christmas Party (F 12/5/14, 1:00-4:00 pm, TEC, 279):

A Christmas celebration with an emphasis on Christmas in American culture, led by the Global Ambassadors. The event will feature Santa!


Weekly Volunteer Opportunity for ELI students (M/W or T/TH, 3:45-5:00)

The English Language Institute (ELI) has a Conversation Cafe program. Domestic GAPers chat with the ELI students to help them practice their English.


Apply Here






Office of International Programs
Farrington Building, Suite 116, Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone: 936-294-4737


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