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)

April 01
event 4/1/2020

CANCELLED Global Lunch discussion: The Darkness Behind...

Joseph International Center Forum 101

 "The Darkness Behind Disney  European Fairy Tales in American Pop Culture" Wednesday, April 1, 2...

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April 07
event 4/7/2020

How Art Survives: The Life and Art of David Ohanessian

Stager 102 Stahr Auditorium

  How Art Survives: The Life and Art of David Ohannessian An illustrated talk by Sato...

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Social Media

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

International Student Services Twitter account

International Stories 

A Day In The Life... Helen Ji
Story 3/11/2020

F&M Opens New Worlds of Opportunity for Beijing Native

Meet Helen Ji, a sophomore from Beijing who came to America to take advantage of a broad-based liberal arts education. Follow her campus journey from her off-campus resident to the classroom, from...

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Story 2/14/2020

Off-Campus Study: Anna McDougall ‘21

International Studies and English Creative Writing Joint Major spends a semester in Shanghai, China.

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Story 7/31/2019

Off-Campus Study: Paige Alexander '20

Art History and Chinese major spends an academic year in Beijing, China

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Story 7/3/2019

Off-Campus Study: Amber May '19

Moral Psych major and Spanish minor studies in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

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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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