Shawnee State University welcomes students from all cultures.
CIPA is designed to help our international students fully participate in their college experience. The CIPA Director Rita Haider coordinates campus services and programming which enhance our international students' social and academic success. Working in conjunction with various campus offices, CIPA assures that our international students find individual attention specific to their concerns and to their own life, education, and career goals.
International students wishing to study at SSU, go to International Students page to learn more.
The Center for International Programs and Activities (CIPA) has a mission to provide Shawnee State University’s students and its community with opportunities to appreciate different values and cultures around the world. These experiences prepare students for the increasingly global nature of society, encourage their understanding of other people, and enable them to contribute to the wellbeing of our world community.
On behalf of Shawnee State University, the Center for International Programs and Activities and Director Rita Haider, CIPA fosters and promotes international understanding and global perspective to the university community and the region served by Shawnee State.