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Global Connections

 Series — Box: 99
Identifier: GV053-04


The Padnos International Center (PIC) was formerly the Office of International Studies in 1970, the office has helped centralize responsibility for the development and administration of international exchange activities sponsored by GVSC. In 1974 the office was given the status of independent institute under the name of Global Education Institute, which changed its name again in 1979 to Center for International Studies. In 1984 the Office of International Affairs (later Studies) was founded and the PIC was reorganized into the College of Interdisciplinary Studies in 2004. PIC also provides orientation materials, immigration support, advising services, programming, and other resources for the growing international student population. Padnos International Center (International Education Division) newsletter is an online publication that highlights global news, events and initiatives at Grand Valley.


  • 2002-


Access to Materials

Collection is open for research use. Materials may be accessed by request at Special Collections and University Archives in Seidman House. Materials do not circulate.

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0.8 Linear feet (2 folders in 1 box)

Classification Code

Formerly 204
Global Connections
Special Collections & University Archives
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Grand Valley State University Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Seidman House
1 Campus Drive
Allendale MI 49401 United States