Welcome to the JIC

Built in 2006, the Joseph International Center was inspired by the gratitude of one of John Joseph's former students, Andrew Schindler '72. Dr. Joseph '50 is a Lewis Audenreid Professor Emeritus of History. The Joseph International Center houses classroom space, a kitchen, a Global Commons and offices for the staff of the International Studies Program  and  International Programs. There is also a small Japanese garden donated by the Honaman family and a front patio that features a sculpture dedicated to the memory of  Diane Curcio Homiak, mother of Erin and Jill Homiak '07. The Center space facilitates the F&M community coming together across borders, cultures and languages. Many clubs and groups meet here after  office hours, hosting Arabic, French, Spanish and German coffee hours, Buddhist meditation, Asian New Year celebration and a wide variety of events.

 

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We are located at 701 College Ave., at the corner of New St.

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Offices at the JIC 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICES

The office works with international  students with immigration processes during their enrollment at the College, and for some, into their first few years after degree completion.   

The JIC Pulse 

Campus Events 

(Academic year only)

June 18
event 6/18/2019

F&M Alumni Webinar Series: Living and Working Abroad -...

Virtual Room 1

Presented by:  Sophie Afdhal '15, Blythe Guignon '01, Ciara McCartney '11, and Kayla Schulte '13...

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Social Media

Franklin &Marshall Global Facebook Page (International Studies Program page)

International Student Services Twitter account

International Stories 

Story 5/11/2019

Williamson Medalist’s Time at F&M Fuels Passion for Being a...

Yousra Chaabane had never set foot in the United States, let alone on the Franklin & Marshall campus, until she arrived for F&M’s first-year student orientation in August 2015. Yet her time as a...

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Story 2/11/2019

F&M to the Arabian Peninsula, ’98 Alum to Talk About Her...

Katherine Hennessey ’98, assistant dean and assistant professor of English at the American University in Kuwait, will appear at Franklin & Marshall College Feb. 13 to discuss Shakespeare’s influence...

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Story 2/1/2019

Human Rights Activist Speaks to the Plight of the...

For the Jan. 31 Common Hour, a community conversation conducted every Thursday classes are in session at Franklin & Marshall College, sophomore Daniel Peters introduced the speaker, Bassem Eid, a...

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Story 11/9/2018

Italian hip hop artist visits F&M for classes and concert

Amir Issaa, Italian hip hop artist, activist, and educator, visited F&M for a series of class visits and conversations with students of Italian and an interactive rap concert on November 6, 2018.

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Story 10/28/2018

Taylor Long '19: Volunteering in Italy thanks to a Summer...

Thanks to a Summer Travel Award and the generosity of the Burnett Family, Taylor Long '19 was able to spend several weeks in Italy volunteering with local youth and working on her Italian. 

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