News Archive - Lehigh University - United Nations Partnership

Lehigh Places 55th Intern at the United Nations

Shoshanna Victor, an engineering student, is the 55th UN intern, working with activists on gender equality and female education projects, and organizing International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.

From Lehigh to the United Nations and back

Matthew Cossel, a Lehigh University graduate and current representative to the United Nations for the International Public Relations Association, credits his career trajectory to his opportunities at Lehigh.

Global PreLUsion shows first year students the world

Moments after arriving on campus, 25 first year students dove into the “global waters” as they began Lehigh’s three-day Global PreLUsion Program. Less than 24 hours later, they were sitting across the table with the second-most senior diplomat in the German Consulate in New York City.

Connecting students to world leaders

Vasyl Volodymyrovych Myroshnychenko, the Ukrainian Ambassador to Australia, met with Lehigh students over Zoom on Sept. 7 to speak about the ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia.

Lehigh Team Certifies EU Mission as Sustainable

Lehigh’s partnership with the UN began in 2004 when Lehigh became the sixth university in the world to gain Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) status with the United Nations (UN). This designation gives the university rare access to the world’s largest intergovernmental organization.

EU Ambassador to the UN Visits Lehigh, Engages with Students

Ambassador Skoog’s three-hour visit also included a Greening of the UN Missions certificate ceremony from the Office of Sustainability and a luncheon with students and staff. He also offered to help enable more EU member states to undertake the Greening of the UN Missions review.