ISS encourages international students, along with any interested student, to participate in the following annual conferences. Details on dates, times and registration are provided in advance via email, newsletter, the ISS calendar, or you may contact ISS to inquire.
Georgia International Leadership Conference (GILC)
Early Spring Semester
GILC is supported by the Georgia Board of Regent’s with the aim of educating, building connections, breaking down cultural barriers and stereotypes, and expanding horizons.
GILC is a student conference held each February at Rock Eagle 4H Conference Center about 70 miles Southeast of Atlanta. Around 175-200 mostly undergraduate university students from both public and private schools across Georgia attend. Participants are mix of international students, returned study abroad students, and students simply interested in global, cultural connections. They spend a weekend together involved in a service project, presentations, a fashion and talent show, bond fires and a dance.
Clayton State Division of Student Affairs sponsors the cost of participation for those selected.