Using Your Foreign Education in the United States

Expanding Educational and Professional Horizons for Immigrants and International Visitors

Event Date: Saturday, December 12th from 9:30 am to 12 noon in Hackensack, New Jersey, on the Metropolitan Campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Fairleigh Dickinson University and World Education Services are proud to offer a series of information sessions to help immigrants and international visitors living in the New Jersey/New York metropolitan area make full use of their secondary and post-secondary education credentials and learn more about finding professional and educational opportunities in the United States.  The next session will be held on Saturday, December 12th from 9:30 am to 12 noon in Hackensack, New Jersey, on the Metropolitan Campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University. 

Topics will include: Having Your Foreign Education Recognized in the U.S., Continuing Your Education in the U.S., Improving Your Academic English, Job Search Tips, and more.

The session, which is free and open to the public, will be followed by an information fair featuring World Education Services (WES), Berlitz ESL Language Centers, FDU International Admissions (for International Visitors), FDU Adult and PT Admissions (for Immigrants), FDU Bilingual Programs in Spanish, Chinese and Korean, and a variety of local immigrant advocacy organizations.

Please share this invitation with other immigrants and international visitors who might be interested in these topics.  We wish you success in pursuing your professional and academic goals and look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming sessions.

To register: Please complete the registration form at

For more information: Ms. Diana Cvitan, Director of the Office of Global Learning, Fairleigh Dickinson University, at or 201-692-7161


FDU has two main campuses in the United States. The College at Florham, in Morris County, New Jersey, is a picture-perfect collegiate environment. Ivy-covered buildings, a strong student life program, and traditional amenities and activities make Florham the kind of place people dream about.  The Metropolitan Campus, in Teaneck, New Jersey, is a fast-paced, professionally oriented environment that feeds off the energy of nearby New York City.  Many of FDUs business, professional, science, and healthcare programs are based at the Metropolitan Campus, which is host to more than 1,000 international students from close to 100 different countries.  The Metropolitan Campus also offers bilingual Associate of Arts (AA), Bachelor of Arts (BA), and Master of Science (MS) programs in Spanish and AA programs in Korean and Chinese.


World Education Services (WES) has been serving the needs of immigrants for 35 years. Their mission is to foster the integration of individuals educated outside the U.S. into academic and professional settings. In practical terms, WES focuses on assuring that legitimate academic credentials earned abroad are understood and fully recognized, allowing immigrants to maximize their professional and academic opportunities in the U.S. WES also conducts seminars and provides resources to promote successful integration for immigrants.


For Immediate Release

FDU Public Relations
   (Metropolitan Campus Office)
Fairleigh Dickinson University
1000 River Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666

Dina Schipper
Director, University Public Relations

Melissa Payton

FDU Public Relations
   (College at Florham Office)
Fairleigh Dickinson University
285 Madison Avenue
Madison, NJ 07940

Scott Giglio
Assistant Director, Public Relations

Lillian Lukac