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 monthly in the semester. For fall 2022, the meeting dates are:

Dates: Sept. 2, Oct. 7, Nov. 4, and Dec. 2

Times: 10:00 a.m.


  • Sept. 23 – Welcome Potluck
  • Oct. 18 – Field trip to Lowe Family Farmstead
  • Nov. 18 – Friendsgiving Feast
  • Dec. 15 – Field trip to Winter Garden Aglow

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Photo of Zifan Wang
Zifan Wang President
Photo of Mili Smith
Mili Smith Vice-President
Photo of Anson Huang
Anson Huang Treasurer

International Club Events

International Club News and Blogs

Students pose for a photo at Student Leadership Banquet

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.

An Educational Quest - Leading the way toward a brighter future

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

Students with arms around each other smiling and laughing

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

CWI student, Kaw Paw

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

CWI Students, Kaw Paw, left, and Tawa Giwa

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

Cultural Meet & Greet

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