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Community College Baccalaureate Association (CCBA) Delegation to World Congress in Brazil, September 18–26, 2016. The World Congress will focus on comparisons of higher technical skills education programs, lessons learned in developing them, and promising practices.

World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics (WFCP) World Congress, The Role of Professional and Technical Education in the 21st Century, September 23-25, 2016, in Victoria, Espírito Santo, Brazil. (See also CCBA Delegation to Brazil.)

  • Send your students to the WFCP 2016 Youth Camp, September 19-25, 2016, to network with peers from around the world, participate in cultural activities, visit Brazilian campuses, and discuss sustainable development education goals. Deadline: May 29, 2016.
  • Apply to receive a WFCP 2016 Awards of Excellence in one (or more) of seven categories-- Access to Learning and Employment, Applied Research, Entrepreneurship, Green Colleges, Leadership Development, Higher Technical Skills, Student Support Services. Awards presented at the World Congress. Deadline is May 31, 2016.

 ‭(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
International Programs & Services
Ph: 202.728.0200 x250

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