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The NAFSA conference in Boston is approaching, and once again the Institute of International Education (IIE) will have a booth (#1222), host various information sessions, and present in sessions and workshops on study abroad, international student mobility, U.S. higher education, and other major topics. 

To learn more about IIE or ask questions about your membership or our publications and websites, please come visit us at Booth #1222. We look forward to meeting you in person. Here are some highlights that might be of particular interest:
  • Meet with IIE experts and authors 
  • Pick up the new issue of the IIENetworker magazine on Supporting Higher Education During Crisis and Recovery 
  • Check out our new IIENetwork Handbook for International Educators
  • Receive a special 15 percent NAFSA conference discount on IIE publications
  • Browse through information about IIE's many educational exchange programs
  • Meet with IIE staff and learn about how you can participate in the many programs we administer
  • If interested in building your visibility on any IIE platforms, please stop by the booth to meet with Jeff Bunkin from Naylor, IIE’s media partner.
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IIE invites all Generation Study Abroad partners and interested parties to visit IIE’s booth to learn more about the Generation Study Abroad initiative and sign up to get involved.
  • Pick up a special Generation Study Abroad swag item exclusively designed for our commitment partners to take home to campus.
  • Learn more about IIE’s Generation Study Abroad Voices Video Challenge and pick up flyers for your campus.




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We invite you to visit the IIE booth at the NASFA conference to meet with staff from IIE’s offices in New York, DC, Houston, Denver, Chicago, and San Francisco, as well as from our international offices.

IIE-administered programs that will be represented include:
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IIE and EducationUSA will deliver a range of timely and informative panels and workshops at the 2015 NAFSA conference. What follows are highlights from the schedule of IIE presentations.

Sunday, May 24

8:00am-12:00pm
Workshop: From Auckland to Zanzibar: 5 Steps to Successful International Recruitment Travel
Ann M. Merrill, EducationUSA REAC

Monday, May 25

8:00am-12:00pm
Workshop: Establishing University-Wide Strategic and Sustainable Linkages with U.S. Institutions
Clare Banks, Center for International Partnerships 

Wednesday, May 27

8:30-10:00am
Poster Fair: Work, Internship, and Volunteer Abroad
Olivia Arguinzoni, AEL/Brazil ("Brazil Scientific Mobility Program: Promoting Cultural Exchange through Internship Opportunities")
Shawna Hurley, Gilman ("Maximizing International Internships: Gilman Scholars’ Perspectives")

9:30am-2:15pm
Workshop: IIE Generation Study Abroad Scholarship Programs 
Suffolk University, Boston (Rosalie K. Stahl Center at 73 Tremont Street)
9:30 – 10:00     Generation Study Abroad
10:00 – 10:45   Fulbright U.S. Student Program
10:45 – 11:00   Break
11:00 – 11:45   Gilman International Scholarship Program
11:45 – 12:30   Boren Scholarships & Fellowships
12:30 – 1:15     Lunch Break
1:15 – 1:45       Whitaker, Global E3 and the CCSP
1:45 – 2:15       Schwarzman Scholars Program

10:15-11:15am
Session: Economic Impact of International Students Around the World
Rajika Bhandari, Research and Evaluation

10:15-11:15am
Session: International Enrollment Management and Intensive English Programs
Christine Farrugia, Research & Evaluation

11:15am-12:45pm 
Poster Fair: Enrolling More Sponsored Students at Your Institution
Kristen McGuire & Zammy Díaz Lebrón, University Placement Services 
Evan Black & Collette Reny, AEL/Brazil ("Best Practices for Sponsored Students: A Case Study of The Brazil Scientific Mobility Program")
Shawn Patton, AEL/Brazil ("The Brazil Effect: Increase Brazilian presence on your campus")

11:15am-12:45pm
Poster Fair: Best Practices in International Enrollment Management 
Ann Merrill & Cheryl Francisconi, EducationUSA REACs ("Influence of Changing Demographics in Europe and Eurasia on Enrollment Management")

1:15-2:15pm
Session: Educating International Students About Academic Misconduct  
Rosie Edmond, EducationUSA REAC

1:15-2:15pm
Session: Best Practices for Integrating Arab Women into U.S Universities
Karen Bauer, EducationUSA REAC

2:00-3:30pm
Poster Fair: The Fulbright Scholar Program: Innovations and New Program Models for Campus Internationalization
Peter VanDerwater & Bill McShane, Scholar Exchanges

2:45-3:45pm
Open Meeting: Community College Forum (Open Doors trends on Community Colleges)
Christine Farrugia, Research & Evaluation

Thursday, May 28

8:00-9:00am
Session: Not Just "Life-Changing!" Helping U.S. Students Articulate Skills Garnered During Study Abroad
Aileen O’Donnell, IIE Alumni Initiative

9:00am-3:00pm
Fulbright Student & Scholar Workshop at Suffolk University, Law School
Peter VanDerwater & Tony Claudino, Fulbright

2:00-3:15pm
Session: Recruiting International Students Enrolled in U.S. High Schools
Christine Farrugia, Research & Evaluation

2:00-3:15pm
Global Partner Session: Short Term Faculty-Led Programs: Why Accessibility Matters
Wagaye Johannes, Generation Study Abroad

2:00-3:30pm
Poster Fair: Increasing Diversity Outreach and Support in International Education
Tineka Lebrun, Boren ("Encouraging Diversity: ROTC and Study Abroad")
Micaela Mathre & Amie Schaefer, AEL/Brazil ("The Impact of International Education Opportunities for Brazilian Women in STEM Fields – through the lens of the BSMP")
Lindsay Calvert, Gilman ("Study Abroad: The Next Generation, Serving and Supporting First-Gens")
Peter Raucci ("The Rainbow Scholarship: A case study for LGBTQI diversity in study-abroad")

2:00-3:30pm
Poster Fair: Supporting Outreach and Engagement with Alumni 
Shawna Hurley, Gilman ("The Alumni Effect: Engaging & Utilizing Your Study Abroad Students")

Friday, May 29

8:00-9:00am
Session: New Horizons for U.S. Universities: Working with Sponsored Student Programs
Peter Raucci & Joshua Epstein

8:00-9:00am
Session: Count Me In: Increasing Study Abroad Numbers
Lindsay Calvert, Gilman

9:30-10:30am
Session: EducationUSA Tools and Resources for International Recruitment
Ann M. Merrill and Rita Moriconi, EducationUSA REACs

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Visit IIE's booth to browse the many new books and policy reports published by IIE in the past year, and benefit from a special 15 percent NAFSA conference discount on all books purchased at the IIE booth. 

Titles available at the IIE booth include:
  • Open Doors 2014: Report on International Educational Exchange
  • A Parent Guide to Study Abroad
  • Asia: The Next Higher Education Superpower? 
  • 2015 edition of IIENetwork Handbook for International Educators
  • Funding for United States Study 2015: A Guide for International Students and Professionals
  • Intensive English USA
If you wish to purchase any of these books online, please visit www.iie.org/publications.

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May 27, 2015, Boston, MA | Register by May 15, 2015 | Contact

IIE invites you to attend a Generation Study Abroad Advisor Workshop on May 27th in Boston. This workshop will provide program overviews and advising recommendations for education abroad programs, including the U.S. Department of State's Fulbright U.S. Student Program and Gilman International Scholarship Program, the National Security Education Program's Boren Scholarships & Fellowships, the Whitaker International Program, Global E3 Program, the China Confucius Studies Program, and Schwarzman Scholars. The workshop will also provide information about Generation Study Abroad, a five-year initiative launched by IIE in March 2014 to double the number of U.S. students studying abroad by the end of the decade.
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