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Reporting on Internationalization at Community Colleges: At the Intersection of Entrepreneurship and Globalization

Publication Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2016

This fourth in a series of reports looking at issues of internationalization and international business education in community colleges, this paper focuses on entrepreneurship education.

Reporting on Internationalization at Community Colleges: In Case of Snow - The Business of Rural Community College Internationalization

Publication Date: Thursday, May 05, 2016

This third in a series of reports looking at issues of internationalization and international business education in community colleges, this paper looks at internationalization in rural colleges, with a specific focus on Snow College in Utah.


Reporting on Internationalization at Community Colleges: Follow the Sun - Internationalizing the Community College Business Curriculum

Publication Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2016

This second in a series of reports looking at issues of internationalization and international business education in community colleges, this paper focuses on the use of virtual teams to internationalize business education.


Reporting on Internationalization at Community Colleges: The President's Role in Driving Internationalization

Publication Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016

This first in a series of reports looking at issues of internationalization and international business education in community colleges, this paper focuses on how presidents drive internationalization on community college campuses.

 

2016 Nationwide Benchmarking Report on International Business Education at Community Colleges

Publication Date: Monday, January 11, 2016

The 2016 Nationwide Benchmarking Report on International Business Education at Community Colleges uses an IBEX (International Business Education Index) score to provide benchmarks for community colleges. The IBEX score consists of five “pillars” that are important to strategically implement international business education programs and activities at community colleges. Comparisons to previous years are also available. For the first time, the benchmarking report also provides a look at international entrepreneurship education at community colleges across the nation. The study was conducted in cooperation with our partner organizations, Community Colleges for International Development (CCID) and the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE).


Bridging Institutions in Higher Education: Meeting the needs of a global labor market. By Dr. Carol Stax Brown. The United States and Latin America are both struggling to find ways to improve participation in quality education in the face of a labor-market skills gap. Increasingly, the network of technical schools and community colleges in the Americas has become an attractive alternative. Read the full article here
 


First Lady Michelle Obama was in China March 2014 focusing on the power and importance of education, both in her own life and in the lives of young people across the world. Read the First Lady Journal
 


BMENA-U.S. Community College Partnership Launches Business Incubator for Entrepreneurs in Jordan from HED newsletter Nov/Dec
Growing an idea into a full-fledged business is no longer limited to discussions or lessons on theory in a classroom, but is now a matter of practice as part of an Al Quds College (AQC), Washtenaw Community College (WCC), and William Davidson Institute partnership. HED Partnership with Eastern Iowa Community College District. Read More
 


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DCCC Dean Travels to Ireland on Study Abroad 'Preview' by DCCC on November 18, 2013 With its lush, green countryside and rich history, a trip to Ireland proved to be an exhilarating and educational experience for Christy Forrest, dean of the School of Foundational Studies and Academic Support at Davidson County Community College. Read More
 

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The U.S. Community College and the Law of the Retarding Lead by Dr. Carol Stax Brown
Community college leaders and practitioners from around the world are united by their dedication to provide quality and relevant postsecondary education that enables students to contribute to their economy as well as to their own well-being. Read More
 

Recruiters Without Borders: Companies Scout Globally by Christopher F. Schuetze
In an increasingly globalized employment market. Read More
 


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Skills are at the heart of today's successful economies and key to improving people's jobs prospects. But are countries meeting the skills challenge? A new OECD survey shows some are falling behind. In the words of OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria, "Skills have become the global currency of 21st Century economies. They transform lives and drive economies." Read more Shrinking Skills and Skills Outlook
 

Statement on the U.S.-Mexico Bilateral Forum on Higher Education, Innovation, and Research
Office of the Vice President - For Immediate Release September 20, 2013
Today in Mexico City, Vice President Biden joined U.S. and Mexican academic leaders and government education officials as they met on the margins of the U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue to discuss the future of the U.S.-Mexico Bilateral Forum on Higher Education, Innovation, and Research. Read More
 


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CCID is named in inaugural group of eight organizations to help 100,000 Strong promote US-China strategic relationship through study abroad. To see other partners and announcements, click here
 
Radio Interview Show date is September 16, 2013 click play on the right. Dr Janice Thomas, Dr Isaac Kanu and Karen Melendez of Brookdale Community College in New Jersey.
 

Brookdale Community College students accompanied by Dr. Isaac Kanu, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Dr. Janice M. Thomas, Director of the International Education Center spent one week in Salvador, Brazil where they did community service as part of their Cultures of the World Anthropology class. The students were selected for a Harris Wofford Scholarship through a national competitive application process managed by Community Colleges in International Development with generous funding from Cross-Cultural Solutions.
 

The Community College in a Global Context
Editors Tod Treat and Linda Serra Hagedorn. The community college is poised to contribute beyond its own community to across the world. To do so - to advance the work for the betterment of students and communities - it must engage internationally while building capacity.
 

Going Global
by Bob Woods, Community College Journal August 2013 Community Colleges are developing international programs to prepare students for global opportunities and to expand their education model to other parts of the world.
 

Community College Global Partnership Bring Local Benefit
by Mary Beth Hartenstine, IIE Network Spring 2013 Community Colleges have been recognized as "democracy's colleges" and in many ways they can be viewed as mechanisms for development in the United States.
 

Carol Stax Brown, Community Colleges for International Development (USA)
US community colleges welcomed around 90,000 international students in 2012, and Community Colleges for International Development (CCID) supports those institutions seeking to expand internationally. We talk to President Carol Stax Brown.
 

Are you part of a technical, vocational or polytechnic institution? Consider membership and join CCID.


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