Who we are:
The Global Union represents a wide range of student clubs and organizations that promote global awareness and cultural understanding within the Lehigh community. Promoting an inclusive forum that allows for collaboration and global learning. Global Union members share a common mission and vision.
The Global Union was founded in 1997 by a group of American and international students, and staff, seeking to enhance the international voice on campus. the paradigm in student programming and cross-cultural engagement. Today the executive board and member clubs continue to lead the efforts in collaboration and interaction.
The Global Union lounge provides the space that has brought to life culture nights, traditional celebrations from around the world, International Week events, United Nations leaders as speakers, Discover series, cultural dances, food from around the world, discussions on global issues and so much more. All Global Union events are free and open to the entire Lehigh University community and residents of the region.
Global Union lounge renovation project:
This renovation project has been an aspiration for many Global Union presidents, executive board members, affiliated club organizations, students, staff, faculty and many more. A space for students, and designed by students. The Global Union lounge is an international hub that provides a place for students, faculty, and staff on campus to interact through interactive, educational, cultural, and social programming and events.
As we celebrate 20 years, the Global Union will continue to provide global learning and inspire global leaders. The Global Union lounge can truly provide a “Home away from home".
Your gift supports the Global Union in its efforts to create a student focused global learning environment. A flexible space that is designed with students in mind and used for culturally focused programming and events. A lounge for international and domestic student interaction, as well as formal programs and informal meetings.