A Message from the Senior International Officer & Executive Director
On behalf of our faculty and staff, I welcome you to the webpage of the Office of Global Engagement (OGE) at The University of Mississippi (Ole Miss). Our office is responsible for the development, promotion, and support for all global engagement activities on campus. Our goal is the comprehensive internationalization of the university, and the development of our students, faculty, and staff as global citizens. OGE fosters the growth of multidisciplinary and collaborative partnerships both within the university community and around the world, in support of our institutional position as the flagship university of the State of Mississippi, and as a renowned global public research university.
Our Office of Global Engagement is a multidisciplinary network of people and programs that continuously strive to bring the world to Mississippi and take Mississippi to the world in ways that engenders the development of global citizenship, scholarship, and human development. We partner with academic and non-academic units across the university in the drive to enhance the global content of our academic and non-academic programs, and in so doing promote a seamless international engagements in all disciplines. In the increasingly global village that is currently our world, The University of Mississippi strives to produce global leaders from all disciplines through our international studies programs that include international internships and service learning, study abroad, exchange programs, a vibrant international students population together with extensive research and educational partnerships with leading education and research institutions around the globe.
We strive to provide international education and research opportunities to all of our students, faculty and staff. These opportunities invariably provide transformative experiences that allow our students to learn, engage, and interact with their peers across multiple languages and cultures around the world, and to see themselves as global citizens. These experiences prepare them as future global leaders in all fields of professional endeavors. International students and scholars from more than 90 countries enrich our university community by contributing to the continuing internationalization of our university, and also by fostering a rich multicultural atmosphere, while helping to extend the reach and footprint of Ole Miss as a global university.
The Division of Global Engagement is made up of 4 constituent offices and special programs, including the Office of International Programs (OIP); Intensive English Program (IEP); Study Abroad Office (SAO); and the US Japan Partnership Program (USJP). Once again, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the Office of Global Engagement at Ole Miss. Please do not hesitate to use this opportunity to explore the rich variety of programs in each of our departments.
Nosa O. Egiebor, PhD; P.E.
Senior International Officer
Executive Director of Global Engagement
Professor of Chemical Engineering