international students http://kbia.org en Columbia College students start business to help ease transition for international students http://kbia.org/post/columbia-college-students-start-business-help-ease-transition-international-students <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Meg Goddard knows how hard the transition is for international students going to college in the United States.&nbsp; That’s why she and fellow Columbia College student </span>Jovan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Ilic<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> are starting a business called “Fresh Start” to help students coming from other countries feel a little more at home right away.</span></p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 23:07:51 +0000 Anna Cole 44105 at http://kbia.org Number of international students in Missouri rises http://kbia.org/post/number-international-students-missouri-rises <p></p><p>Missouri's colleges and universities continue to educate an increasing number of international students. Mon, 18 Nov 2013 21:32:45 +0000 Associated Press 43973 at http://kbia.org Number of international students in Missouri rises MU celebrates international community http://kbia.org/post/mu-celebrates-international-community <p>University of Missouri students got the chance to see firsthand the many countries that their peers represent – at yesterday morning's annual International Day Flag Ceremony.&nbsp; The ceremony began with a parade through campus with flags representing every home country of an international student at MU.</p> Wed, 25 Sep 2013 13:37:34 +0000 Anna Cole 41070 at http://kbia.org MU celebrates international community Foreign students at Mo. colleges top 16,000 http://kbia.org/post/foreign-students-mo-colleges-top-16000 <p>The number of international students enrolled at Missouri colleges and universities has topped 16,000.</p><p>An annual report by the Institution of International Education says Missouri's public and private higher education facilities had 16,061 international students during the 2011-2012 academic year. That was up 6.3 percent from the previous year.</p><p>The state Department of Higher Education says most foreign students pay full tuition at Missouri institutions. The report estimates that international students spent about $418 million in Missouri.</p> Wed, 14 Nov 2012 13:38:15 +0000 Associated Press 24494 at http://kbia.org Foreign students at Mo. colleges top 16,000 MizzouDiversity Summit ends Tuesday http://kbia.org/post/mizzoudiversity-summit-ends-tuesday <p>The 2012 MizzouDiversity Summit ends today after 2 days. The goal was to strengthen the MU identity as a culture that values diversity.&nbsp;&nbsp; Tue, 30 Oct 2012 16:45:16 +0000 Elisa Lopez 23683 at http://kbia.org MizzouDiversity Summit ends Tuesday Columbia welcomes international students http://kbia.org/post/columbia-welcomes-international-students <p>As College students make their way back to Columbia this week, thousands of international students are among them. At Stephens Lake Park, an event is meant to help these students adjust to their new city.</p> Wed, 15 Aug 2012 14:05:37 +0000 Jonathan Ingram 19445 at http://kbia.org