Penn State Harrisburg hosts international students from nearly 50 countries. The international students bring tremendous resources to the campus. Global Ambassadors are liaisons to different schools and programs. For Fall 2021, there are 38 Global Ambassadors representing 16 countries. They recorded greetings in dozens of languages, shared cultural discussion etiquette, and presented their observation of American Culture and Etiquette.
The Global Ambassadors Program promotes Penn State Harrisburg's goals for academic excellence, diversity, and global citizenship by developing life skills needed to become competent and engaged future world leaders.
The program trains future world leaders by involving students with
- planning and implementing international students programs
- participating in community services
- building relations with students, faculty, staff and community leaders
Global Ambassador Awards
The Global Ambassador Program honors three outstanding Global Ambassadors each semester with the following awards:
- Outstanding Leader
- Diversity Award
- Outstanding Community Service