Welcome to Global Connections
Global Connections is a community non-profit organization,
affiliated with the Pennsylvania State University
and the Centre County United Way,
with a 50-year tradition of fostering intercultural community and understanding in Centre County.
Global Connections offers:
- Opportunities for U.S. residents and visiting internationals to practice conversational English and build cultural understanding through our Conversation Partners Program, International Friendship Program and Women's Intercultural Book Groups.
- English as a Second Language classes for internationals on campus and in the community
- An International Speakers Program that brings presenters to schools and civic organizations to share about their countries and cultures.
- Assistance in filling out tax forms for international PSU students and scholars.
- Events that build cultural understanding, such as our monthly international lunches, summer concerts and arts events, forums on world issues and an annual children's festival.
Visit our online registration page to sign up for programs and volunteer opportunities.
Or visit our office at:
427 Boucke Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-3927
Fax: (814) 863-7138
Office Hours: 10am - 5pm