Tag: Roukema Center

Ramapo hosts global talk focused on Croatia during war

Photo by Matthew Wikfors As part of its “Ramapo Global Talks” series, the Roukema Center hosted the Academic Programs International (API) Croatia Resident Directors for “Dubrovnik, Croatia: A City Under Siege” on Thursday, March 15 at 1 p.m. through Webex. The discussion was about the history and culture of Yugoslavia […]

Ramapo closes Year of Asia and Pacific with celebration

Photo by Scott Yunker Members of the Ramapo College community gathered in the Trustees Pavilion on Wednesday afternoon to close out the College’s Year of Asia and the Pacific. The Roukema Center’s Director of International Education Ben Levy helmed the celebration, which opened with traditional Nepali and Bollywood dances performed […]

Communication students share abroad experiences

Photo courtesy of Mehnaz Ladha Studying abroad is an enriching and valuable experience that Ramapo students have the privilege of taking part in if they so choose. From Japan to London to India, there are over a hundred programs to fit the needs and desires of each student. Ramapo’s communication […]

Phi Beta Delta Awards International Spirit Awards

Phi Beta Delta International Honor Society welcomed 15 new members to Ramapo’s Zeta Zeta chapter on March 22. During the ceremony, two students, Michael Pacheco and Rajat Sainju, were awarded the Roukema Center for International Education’s International Spirit Awards for 2017. Phi Beta Delta, founded at California State University, Long […]

Student Recalls Life Changing Time Abroad in India

Photo courtesy of Michael Pacheco Senior Michael Pacheco loves hiking, reading, singing and, most of all, traveling. He has already been to many countries, including Germany, Austria, Italy, Portugal and Canada. However, he had never been to any of the Asian countries until last year when he got the opportunity […]

Ramapo Facilitates Summer Program to India

Amidst an emerging economy facing numerous social and environmental challenges, India has been actively rooting for clean technology and energy efficiency for a sustainable approach to development. According to the Huffington Post, Prime Minister Narendra Modi frequently shares his vision for, “sustainable economic growth without compromising on environmental safety.” Ramapo […]

Business Professor Heads Study Abroad Program

Photo courtesy of Martin St Amant, Wikipedia The U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement, also known as TPA, was signed in 2009 with objectives of eliminating obstacles to trade, integrating access to services and fostering private investment. As a result, Ramapo students can now take advantage of an opportunity to travel and […]

International Students Share Why They Chose Ramapo

Photo courtesy of the Roukema Center There are 89 international students at Ramapo from 21 different countries. Leaving home, transitioning to Ramapo and adapting to a completely different lifestyle are certainly daunting challenges that they must overcome. The Roukema Center for International Education took a deeper look at why international […]

Roukema Center Welcomes New Programs Advisor

In October, the Roukema Center for International Education added a new member to its team, Donna Lane-Baur, who has taken on the role of International Programs Advisor. Lane-Baur brings a wealth of student advisement experience to her position, having previously worked in the Cahill Center for 23 years. The Roukema […]