Roanoke International Office

Who we are

The people of the Roanoke International Office (RIO) are ethical student-centered educators intent on developing innovative intercultural experiences for the campus community.

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What we do

RIO provides a wide variety of programs and support services to students who wish to study abroad and to students from around the world who are studying on our campus. RIO is committed to helping students develop their purpose by offering meaningful experiences that foster cultural self-awareness and enrich intellectual and personal growth. 

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Mission

RIO strives to encourage intercultural awareness, facilitate cross-cultural understanding, and cultivate a more globally-conscious community of students, faculty, and staff.

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