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International news and events highlighted by AACC's international office are regularly posted below and announced in the monthly electronic newsletter, the AACC Global Connections.

Education World News

New IIE international study shows increased desire for U.S. high school diplomas
University World News/ July 12, 2014

Importance of education is prominent focus of 2014 U.S.-China CPE
IIP Digital/ July 10, 2014

Brazil announces 100,00 new Science-Without-Borders scholarships
ICEF Monitor/July 04, 2014

New World Bank reports on the skills development initiative in Vietnam
The World Bank/June 26, 2014

Increase in foreign companies establishing operations in the United States
IIP Digital/June 25, 2014

MOOCs as international student recruitment tools
Inside Higher Ed/June 25, 2014

More than 50,000 ETS English language tests called into question
The Chronicle of Higher Education/June 25, 2014

ELS and SRM University open a language center in India
The Pie News/June 23, 2014

Ignoring globalization is a recipe for institutional marginalization and ultimate irrelevance
The Chronicle of Higher Education/June 18, 2014

Prince of Asturias foundation makes contribution to Fulbright program
IIP Digital/June 13, 2014

Peacebuilding is an integral part of preparing graduates for an ever-changing world
Community College Daily/June 12, 2014

The Pacific Partnership focuses on medical training for five east Asian countries
IIP Digital/June 12, 2014

China is an increasingly popular destination for international students
ICEF Monitor/June 11, 2014

 ‭(Hidden)‬ Events

2013 Advanced Technological Education (ATE) National Principal Investigators Conference, ATE @20: Sustaining Success and Advancing Innovation, October 23-25, Washington, D.C., is hosted by AACC, in partnership with the National Science Foundation. The opening plenary session will be immediately followed by a centers “showcase” and reception. This showcase session, along with others throughout the conference, will highlight about 200 ATE projects nationwide, and provide an opportunity to meet ATE project participants and learn firsthand about their activities to advance education in STEM in the U.S. higher and secondary education secttors.Expected attendees include more than 800 community college technician educators and their ATE project partners, including representatives from four-year institutions and business/industry. Approximately 50 community college students will attend and present as part of the project showcase sessions.



 ‭(Hidden)‬ Global Spotlight

NATIONAL AWARDS: Shoreline Community College (WA) won IIE's 2013 Heiskell Award for Internationalizing the Professions, and Pitt Community College (NC) for Internationalizing the Community College. Both Green River Community College (WA) and Lone Star College System (TX) won NAFSA's 2013 Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization.

 Contact Information

For more information, please contact:

Wayne Wheeler
Interim Director
International Programs & Services

Ph: 202.728.0200 x250

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