ISE Exchange Program Blog

Want to learn more about high school cultural exchange? Read all about the experience of International Student Exchange students, host families, area representatives, and more in our blog!

ISE Foreign Exchange Students Bring Culture to Darke County

(The following article was originally published on DarkeCountyNow.com on April 20, 2022.) (L to R) Matt Aukerman, Bia Gonçalves, Lidia Muñoz, Julie and Tony Matamoros (Heather Brown photo). April 20, 2022 – In Darke County News‚ Features‚ Greenville‚ Schools‚ Top Stories By Abigail Miller / Assistant Editor GREENVILLE—In the past 20 years, aid at Tri-Village Schools and International Student…

Staff Recognized for their Partnership with ISE

Mr. Amaya Cole, principal at Washington High School, and Mrs. Lisa Garcia Stewart, Director of Student Services, were recognized during the Board of Education meeting on Tuesday for the successful partnership with International Student Exchange (ISE). ISE is one of the largest and longest-running U.S. Department of State designated cultural…

Exchange Student Gets Texas Souvenir

Originally Posted by Odessa American. When Chaeha Kim from Gyeryong, South Korea, embarked on a foreign exchange program, she probably never dreamed she’d wind up with a journey to Odessa and a flag that flew over the Texas Capitol to take home with her. Surrounded by classmates and media, Chaeha…

Planning Your Study Abroad: Where to Start?

Students that want to study abroad have many questions and doubts. They are not sure why studying in another country is beneficial for their career success, what makes them appropriate candidates for something like that, etc. However, the most common question that all young people that plan to study abroad…

Stories of Exchange Students

The following is a guest author contribution by Sharra Hancock.   Foreign exchange is rooted in post World War II history as a means to ‘Americanize’ foreign students and spread American democracy (Walton, 2015). In the years following the end of World War II, foreign exchange has become a way…