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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 film seeks to influence the conversation about undocumented immigrants
Diverse Education / Jan. 14, 2015

In the future fewer languages in each continent
Wall Street Journal / Jan. 2, 2015

A look at the metrics and methodology of college ranking tools
Inside Higher Ed / Jan. 7, 2015

Increase in border crossing card fee for young Mexicans 
U.S. Department of State / Dec. 31, 2014

By 2024, 24 percent of U.S. community colleges are expected to have their programs fully internationalized 
Michigan State University / Dec. 30, 2014

Thawing of U.S./Cuba relations offer great opportunities for education 
Cengage / Dec. 22, 2014 

Spend time overseas and learn more about your country
The Hill / Dec. 18, 2014 

Oakton community college faculty awarded Fulbright-Hays Group Projects grant 
Chicago Tribune / Dec. 15, 2014 

Advancing the discussion about a need for reassessing cultural training
Inside Higher Ed / Dec. 11, 2015

 ‭(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:

Carolina Zumaran-Jones
Program Assistant
International Programs & Services

Ph: 202.728.0200 x233

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