Engineering Global Friends

Engineering Global Friends

Engineering Global Friends is now accepting applications from domestic and international engineers. Participants will be able to learn about different cultures and languages through activities and events.


  • One domestic student and one international student will be paired
  • Pairs will be expected to meet once a week for at least an hour
  • Engineering Global Friends Student Coordinator will host events based on participants’ choice

Expectation and Requirements

  • Undergraduate engineering students only
  • Attend the “Meet and Greet” party
  • Be open to suggested EGF events and activities
  • Keep an open mind about other members’ culture, language and time
  • Follow the program’s rules
  • Commitment of at least 1 hour per week with exception of 2 absences

Semester Events

Events are free of charge to EGF participants and may include:

  • Meet and Greet party
  • On campus: Bowling and Billiards, Lunch at the Tea Room, Board games with alumni, Coffee session, Movie theater, Shows at Stephens Auditorium, etc.
  • Off campus: Museums, Laser Tag, Industry visits, and other Iowa attractions
  • End of Semester event


  • Opportunities to learn new languages and explore more cultures
  • Opportunities to get free gift cards, t-shirts and other accessories
  • Earn life-long friendships and have worldwide connections
  • Earn an international peer mentor certificate from College of Engineering
  • Access to events and activities at no cost

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Contact Information

Dr. LeQuetia Ancar
Assistant Director of Student Services and Director of Multicultural Student Success

Santos Núñez
Multicultural Student Retention Coordinator

Brandon Clark
LEAD Student Success & Retention Coordinator