Can't leave campus, but still want a global perspective? Try one (or more) of these international activities available to all Park University students. Contact the Office of International Education and Study Abroad for more information.
International Book Club
A reading group open to students, staff, faculty and community members. Each month we read a new book with an international theme. Visit the webpage for the club for titles and meeting dates/times.
International Classroom Partnership Program
This collaboration between Park University, the International Relations Council and the North Kansas City School District invites international students to visit local area classrooms to introduce students and parents to their respective countries. Sessions are organized by region. Contact the Office of Global Education and Study Abroad for more information and to volunteer.
Once a month, join your friends in the Copley Quad Conference Room for an international movie viewing experience! Free pizza, cookies and drinks are provided. Send your suggestions for next month's film to firstname.lastname@example.org. Check our Facebook page for upcoming titles.
Model United Nations of Park University
Through Park’s Model United Nations club, students have the opportunity to research different countries’ historical and political views and represent those countries during a mock United Nations session. Students travel to Chicago and New York each year to participate in national conferences. As part of their preparation for the fall conference, the Park team offers a Model United Nations conference for high school students each November called the Park Model United Nations.
This new club, winner of Park's 2017 Best New Club award, is for students who want to experience all of the amazing international restaurants, events and parties that the city has to offer. Park is home to one of the few university chapters of People to People International. Chapter members participate in a wide variety of activities both on and off campus and attend People to People International events around the globe.
Peace Corps Prep
If you are thinking about a career in the Peace Corps, international development, or international relations, then this is for you! This new partnership between the Peace Corps and Park University combines coursework and experiential learning to make you an ideal candidate for the Peace Corps. The program also prepares you for work or graduate school in international fields. Learn more at the next open meeting; contact the Office of Global Education and Study Abroad for more information.