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News and events related to AACC's international programs and services are regularly posted below and announced in the bi-weekly electronic newsletter, the AACC Letter.

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Bringing the community college mission abroad
Community College Times / November 6, 2013
One of newest international partnerships that Valencia College has formed includes an agreement with an all-female university in Saudi Arabia to help it develop a community college.

Ramping up engagement to boost student success
Community College Times / October 17, 2013
Community colleges offer effective student engagement strategies, but too few students are taking advantage of them.

Diversity Aside, International Students Bring a Financial Incentive
The Chronicle of Higher Education / October 15, 2013
In a Chronicle survey of 436 colleges, those whose proportions of international students had grown were also more likely to have met enrollment and revenue goals.

New internationalisation proposal worries universities
University World News / September 28, 2013
With plans to increase higher education internationalization, the Danish Ministry of Education is considering the implementation of a new funding model that would provide government support for Danish students who study abroad, and not international students.

Internationalising the curriculum – Future challenges
University World News / September 28, 2013
The future for intenationalization of higher education holds many prospects and challenges. At the center of any future developments such as MOOCs, is what is best for students, who must graduate with the global competence required to operate effectively in global contexts as well as in our increasingly diverse and multicultural local communities.

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 ‭(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.



 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
Manager of Global Initiatives and Outreach
Ph: 202.728.0200 x250

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