Julie Maes wins ISE Spirit award

The ISE Spirit Award

Since their inception in 1961, J-1 Cultural Exchange Programs have relied on a special breed of passionate individuals who believe that they can make a difference by positively impacting the lives of young people from around the world. As one of the largest and longest-running sponsors of J-1 exchange, International…

What exchange students want to tell their host family

Dear Host Family: What Exchange Students Want Host Families to Know

Ideally, host families and their exchange students have relationships built on open communication and honesty. But sometimes, coming into a new host family’s home can cause students to feel unsure about how to approach unfamiliar or confusing situations. Add in a language barrier and cultural differences, and sometimes the communication…

International exchange student volunteering to clean up park

International Student Exchange Students Completed Over 25,000 Community Service Hours

Hauppauge, NY – May 28th, 2014 – The International Student Exchange (ISE), which places almost 3,000 foreign exchange students a year, completed over an estimated 25,000 community service hours through their program, Project HELP. ISE started a volunteer student program called “Project HELP” back in 2006. The program is designed…

International Student Exchange Educator of the Year

International Student Exchange Announces Their “Educator of the Year”

Babylon, NY – January 14th, 2014 – International Student Exchange (ISE), announced that Susan Mordenti, from Logansport, IN, won the ISE “Educator of the Year” award for her exceptional work. The announcement came at ISE’s recent annual international conference. ISE, a student exchange organization, places over 2,800 international high school…