EducationUSA Interactive: Sports on Campus

Mar 23, 2014; Raleigh, NC, USA; The Tennessee Volunteers bench celebrates in the closing second against the Mercer Bears in a men's college basketball game during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament at PNC Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports - RTR3IA1W
Mar 23, 2014; Raleigh, NC, USA; The Tennessee Volunteers bench celebrates in the closing second against the Mercer Bears in a men's college basketball game during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament at PNC Arena. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports - RTR3IA1W

As we’ve written about before on Student Union, sports can be a significant part of the American college experience – from showing school spirit, to just enjoying a new experience.

On Tuesday, March 17 at 1300 UTC, EducationUSA will hold a web chat with two international student athletes about college athletics, including how to watch and how to participate. Click here for more information, and read their announcement below.

One of the great things about attending a U.S. school is the opportunity to participate in sports on campus! On March 17 at 13:00 UTC, join the next EducationUSA Interactive webchat as a panel, featuring former international student athlete and NBA Global Ambassador Dikembe Mutombo, former collegiate athlete Morgan O’Brien of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ Sports United and two current international student athletes, helps you learn about all of the options to participate in sports on a U.S. campus. Whether you’re interested in becoming a student athlete or excited about attending school games, this web-chat will give you both fun and important information about the sports culture on U.S. campuses. So join us to get your questions answered and find out more about studying, and playing, in the United States of America!

Andrew Palczewski