Share Your Story

Share your experience abroad! There are several ways to share your story.


Share Your Photos

You could be a featured photographer in PIC publications, promotional material or website. 

Please remember to include:

  • Your name
  • Your contact information
  • The country/program the photos are from

Email photos to [email protected] or bring them to the Padnos International Center in 130 Lake Ontario Hall.

IMPORTANT: Please fill out the following copyright release form when you submit images or articles to GVSU. This will give us permission to use your images on our website and in our study abroad catalog.

 Copyright Release Form


International Graduation Sash

Students that have studied abroad can purchase a study abroad sash to be worn at their commencement ceremony through Vision Wear. The sash has a symbol representing the flag of the country that you studied in.

The coupon code for GVSU students is GVSU2021.

IMPORTANT: You must use your email address to activate the coupon code.

Each email address will only be allowed to make one purchase. Please be sure to order at least two weeks in advance. The sash will be delivered to the address you specify in the order. 

Order now:


Share Your Story

Contribute an Article

Do you have a story to tell? Contact PIC Outreach Coordinator, Alissa Lane at [email protected] to contribute to the PIC blog or  Global Connections



Submit a Study Abroad Reflection

Reflect on your experience abroad and share your experience with future students! 

Submit a reflection
Read other reflections



Looking for opportunities to volunteer? Students are encouraged to volunteer during the Study Abroad Fair, community events, study abroad class presentations and more! Contact Alissa Lane at [email protected].


External Program Student Ambassadors

Are you an ambassador for your External study abroad program provider (ex. ISA, API)? View our Student Ambassador Policy

Page last modified February 18, 2021