International Programs
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world graphic/mission statement: The International Extension 
  Program in the Center for 4-H and Youth, Family and Adult Development provides 
  leadership and coordination for international and multicultural 
  education, exchange, and development programs for adults, youths, and 
  communities.
Programs & Activities
  • Family Day at the Cultural Center
  • Global Assessment and International Trade Project
    *Mercer County
    *Eastern Panhandle
  • Guatemala Development Project
  • IFYE Program (International 4-H Youth Exchange)
  • International Task Groups
    *International Health
    *Mexico Area Studies
    *Southern Africa Linkage
  • Mali Pen Pal Project
  • Social Justice
  • Summer Camps
    *Multicultural Camp
    *Spanish Immersion Camp (CHISPA)
  • WV CEOS International Student Scholarship
  • Youth Exchange
    *Costa Rica
    *Mexico: Los Escaladores
International Extension (IE) news & releases
Program goals
  • To integrate international and multicultural perspectives into WVU Extension Service programs, activities and policies

  • To link Extension and the University faculty and staff in the planning and implementation of international projects

Program aims

world buttonEncourage youth and adults from West Virginia and abroad to know and respect cultural and ethnic differences

world buttonHelp strengthen West Virginia's competitiveness in the global economy

world buttonIncrease awareness of global issues and their impact on the state and on each of us

world buttonFacilitate grass roots development projects which foster cooperation and collaboration between West Virginia and developing countries

world buttonStrengthen the capacity of WVU Extension to plan and conduct international programs


For more information, contact:
Richard Fleisher
WVU Extension Service
616 Knapp Hall, P.O. Box 6031
Morgantown, WV 26506-6031
Phone (304)293-2694 / Fax (304)293-8747


Last modified December 13, 1999
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