International Student Association

10 students dressed in ethnic clothes holding many different countries flags

The International Student Association was founded in 1989. Our mission is to foster international awareness and cultural exchange among the Salem State community and the Salem community at large.

Membership is open to all students of Salem State regardless of their cultural orientation.

Our Goal

  • To be an advocate for all international students.
  • To be a global resource for the entire Salem State community.
  • To share unique cultures and help students discover the beauty of diversity.
  • To help other international students become a part of the Salem State community and adjust more easily to potential cultural changes.

Programs and events

Teach-in Program: You can serve the university and the community by speaking to a class or group about your culture, language and nation.

Events: The International Student Association hosts several events every year, such as:

  • International Dinner
  • Cultural Night
  • Movie Night
  • International Fair
  • Speakers

ISA email:
Location: Center for International Education
South Campus Phone: 978.542.7249
Fax: 978.542.7104


2014-2015 Executive Board

President - Salim Wilson 
Vice-President - Anne Naeva
Treasurer - Karim Lamrani
Secretary - Saraphinah Charles
Public Relations - Reine Abahala
Advisor - Nelly Wadsworth,, CIE, x7001