The CWI International Club is made up of both American, international, and refugee students and it focuses on educating others on diversity, promoting friendship and fun with a diverse student membership.

The purpose of the International Club is to create a comfortable, welcoming environment for new international and refugee students to CWI and to help support club members’ academic success and well-being.

How to join:

Students can join the International Club by attending club meetings. Club meetings are held weekly in the semester.

How: Submit your information on the interest list below and we send you a calendar invite with meeting virtual link!


Join us for a meeting!

Day: Fridays

When: 3 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Virtually, with an occasional in-person

You must use your student name to join the Zoom room or you will not be allowed into the meeting.

Stay Connected with the International Club

Join our Interest List!


Tawa Giwa President
Paige Decuir Vice President
Mili Smith Public Relations
Mackenzie Kaimon Treasurer

International Club Events

International Club News and Blogs

Students at College of Western Idaho were recognized and celebrated for their leadership on campus and in the community at the Student Leadership Banquet Friday, April 15.

Learn what it takes for refugees to succeed in education and professionally during an engaging YouTube Live event, Dec. 3.

Student Leadership Banquet celebrates student contributions in helping to develop and maintain a feeling of community at the College.

CWI student, Kaw Paw, who came to America from a Thailand refugee camp, is pursuing an education to help herself, her family, and others.

This year’s virtual event featured interviews and a Q&A session with two, foreign-born CWI students, Kaw Paw and Tawa Giwa.

Join the International Club virtually, Oct. 30, to learn about different cultures, meet, and mingle.