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SIUC international student volunteers share their personal insights and cultural experience through the IN GEAR Program, an educational outreach service that promotes multicultural understanding and global thinking among local school children. Through IN GEAR, teachers and administrators may request one or more international visitors to offer a glimpse of life in their native countries. These 1-hour presentations may include: artifacts, videos, native dress, music, foods, language etc., but the most impressive and enjoyable experience is meeting and talking with the friendly and interesting students who come to SIUC from all over the world.