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Any parent of a rambunctious toddler will tell you that their child's favorite word is "mine". Lacking the conceptual...


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Tags: Scholarships, cultural understanding

Are you a fan of all things Italian? You might love to host a student from Italy, but read this first!

Every year hundreds of...


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Tags: Cultural Exchange, cultural understanding

We are proud to introduce Jana Dieckmann as our Student of the Month for February. Jana is from Gifhorn, Germany and is living...


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Tags: Exchange Student, Student of the Month

Is hosting an exchange student a good way to make a friend in Korea? Definitely! But do look before you leap...

Jasmine (2nd...


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Tags: Host an exchange student, Reasons to host, cultural understanding

When two things working together are a perfect fit, the analogies used to describe what that feels and looks like are...


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Thomas Schaper has been named the ICES Student of the Month for January. Thomas is from Berlin, Germany and is living with the...


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Tags: StudentoftheMonth

In 2014, Issy Rushton was a spunky 15-year old girl who charmed the community of Florence, Oregon with her enthusiasm, energy,...


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Tags: ICES Alumni

Around the world gift-giving traditions vary on special occasions of all kinds. Who gives gifts to whom? When? How should a...


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Tags: Cultural Exchange, Culture Shock, gift-giving europe

ICES is pleased to announce that Cailin Valtink has been selected as the ICES Student of the Month for December. Cailin is...


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Tags: Cultural Exchange, Exchange Student, Student of the Month

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