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Marketing Tips with Susan and Brendan

Marketing Tips with Susan and Brendan

November 9, 2021

It's always good to learn some new ideas for marketing. Hear Susan McGinty, Chief Development Officer for the University of Illinois Community Credit Union (UICCU) and Brendan McGinty, Director of Industry Program at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) talk about their ideas for marketing study abroad and international programs to students and administrators.  

Virtual Exchange Program through IREX & Stevens Initiative

Virtual Exchange Program through IREX & Stevens Initiative

November 9, 2021

If you are looking for an easy way to internationalize your campus listen to Lindsey Powers, Senior Program Officer, at IREX, a global development and education organization, talk about the Stevens Initiative virtual exchange programs. In the spring and fall IREX implements two exchanges for higher education institutions in the US, Iraq and Jordan: Global Solutions Sustainability Challenge, and Global Solutions Conversations. Learn more in this podcast and contact her at lpowers@irex.org for more information. 

Virtual Global Studies and Study Abroad Programs through The Institute of Study Abroad Ireland

Virtual Global Studies and Study Abroad Programs through The Institute of Study Abroad Ireland

May 20, 2021
For the last twenty-five years The Institute of Study Abroad Ireland has  created a space in Ireland for overseas students to learn about all aspects of Ireland.  They offer study travel, professional development, virtual and online internationalization for high school, community colleges, educational organizations, colleges and universities in the United States. Dr. Niamh Hamill talks about their most recent offerings for Virtual Global Studies which offers both short class content for use as a stand-alone session on an aspect of Ireland and more extensive online programs, from 5 classes to 30 hour certificate programs.  She also discusses their more traditional study abroad programs.  For more information go to https://isaireland.com/ or email: info@isaireland.com or Skype: irelandstudyabroad. 
 
The French Embassy: study abroad opportunities and campus internationalization assistance

The French Embassy: study abroad opportunities and campus internationalization assistance

April 13, 2021

I enjoyed talking to Katrin Gebhard, with the French Embassy in New York, about the services the  embassy offers to US colleges.  If you are looking for study abroad opportunities in France or just need some help internationalizing your student on campus the Embassy is the place to go.  No matter how small your program they have something to offer.   If you would like to contact Katrin she would be happy to work with you or direct you to a French Embassy consulate closer to you.  Call her at 929-505-0843 or email katrin.gebhard@frenchculture.org.

 

Boosting Enrollment in Programs through ESL

Boosting Enrollment in Programs through ESL

April 7, 2021

Christina Havenland, Associate Professor at Parkland College, discusses her innovative course work that helps ESL students develop the verbal skills to more easily move into entry level medical and technical programs.  For more information you may contact Christina at chavenland@parkland.edu.  

Internationalizing Your Campus: Measuring Success

Internationalizing Your Campus: Measuring Success

January 27, 2021

Geoff Bradshaw, Dean of International Education at Madison Area Technical College, discusses CCID's Framework for Comprehensive Internationalization (FCI). The tool helps schools establish an institutional profile of their internationalization efforts. It gives a simple profile establishing the strengths and opportunities which can be used to measure and establish institutional goals. 

You can find the FCI at https://www.ccidinc.org/fci-assessment-tool/

 

What’s Next for International Higher Education: A Virtual Round Table.

What’s Next for International Higher Education: A Virtual Round Table.

November 20, 2020

On Friday, November 13th, international education leaders from around the globe met on Zoom discussed recent changes they have faced and their predictions for the future for international educators.  This event is part of St. Charles Community College's offerings for International Education Week. 

 

Students Give Advice on Marketing for Study Abroad

Students Give Advice on Marketing for Study Abroad

November 12, 2020

Three former study abroad students: Ryan, Christian, and Colin talk about what they would do to market study abroad to students. 

Study Abroad Partnerships offered through Universidad Politecnica de Guanajuato, Mexico

Study Abroad Partnerships offered through Universidad Politecnica de Guanajuato, Mexico

November 5, 2020

John Partain (jpartain@upgto.edu.mx), at the Universidad Politecnica de Guanajuato, talks to Jody about what the short term study abroad programs his college offers in the engineering fields of manufacturing, automotive, and more.  For information on the Universidad Politecnica de Guanajuato go to: https://upgto.edu.mx/

What is CCID and what can it do for you?

What is CCID and what can it do for you?

October 6, 2020

Community Colleges for International Development (CCID), Executive Director, Dr. Stephanie Kelly, talks to Jody about what CCID is, the benefits of CCID, the upcoming conference and how you can be member. 

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