Programs & Services

Home visit with multi-nation delegation

Home visit with multi-national delegation

Global Ties Akron offers the following programs:

  • INTERNATIONAL VISITOR LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
    • Implements professional programs for international dignitaries participating in leadership exchanges sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State
  • OPEN WORLD LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
    • Implements professional programs and home stays for international dignitaries participating in leadership exchanges sponsored by the Open World Leadership Center.
  • FEE FOR SERVICE
    • Offers customized programs for international inbound delegations visiting Akron and Ohio.
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS
    • Provides services to international students and scholars enrolled at The University of Akron and works with The Confucius Institute at The University of Akron on programs focused on Chinese Language and Culture

 

Interfaith Dialogue with the Akron Area Interfaith Council

Interfaith Dialogue with the Akron Area Interfaith Council

  • FIRST WEEKER’S PROGRAM
    • provides inbound international students with a short-term host family to help settle into the community and soften the culture shock for the students.
  • GLOBAL EDUCATION
    • Serves the local community by providing international and multicultural educational outreach programs through our local schools.
  • SPECIAL EVENTS
    • Offers annual International Thanksgiving Dinner and participates in International, Multicultural and Peace Festivals and Events throughout Northeast Ohio.

If you would like to help volunteer or to set up a meeting to see how you could serve on any of the programs that Global Ties Akron is involved in please contact Michelle Wilson at gloabltiesakron@gmail.com