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.

You can join at any time. 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, 2:30-6:00 pm, game starts at 6:30):

Show your Bearkat Spirit! We will load everything into our OIP van at 2:30 if you would like to meet us in Farrington 116. Then, we'll drive to our spot in Bearkat Alley (spots C11-C13). 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)

Drop by to have pizza with your buddy and get to know fellow GAP members.


Halloween Party (TH 10/30/14, 7:00-9:00 pm, Kat Klub in LSC)

This event is co-hosted by ISO (International Student Organization) and is an opportunity for GAPers to showcase a few Halloween traditions through a costume contest, pool/billiards, dancing, and spooky treats.


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! Come to have lunch with us.


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 (Mondays-Thursdays, 3:45-5:00 pm)

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


Apply Here






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


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