Finding Inspiration and Innovation at NAFSA’s Strategic Retreat for Education Abroad Leaders

September 08, 2015 | Topics: Education Abroad

By Amanda Kelso

This past July I had the opportunity to attend NAFSA’s Strategic Retreat for Education Abroad Leaders in Washington, D.C. Like most full-time administrators, my days are filled with a steady stream of e-mails, meetings, and crises (both big and small), making it a struggle to reflect on and discuss big-picture ideas. The prospect of a two-day retreat with colleagues to focus on and discuss strategy was appealing.... See More

NAFSA's EA Visa Helpers Take to DC

March 20, 2015 | Topics: Education Abroad, Leadership

By María José Angel Mex

As an early Christmas present last year, I was appointed by NAFSA as a consular affairs liaison to the Italian consulate in Houston, Texas. At the time, I had an idea of what my responsibilities would be, but I knew I still had a lot to learn. This proved to be true earlier this year when I attended NAFSA's consular affairs liaison (CAL) training in Washington D.C, along with the 40 other members of the  CAL Subcommittee.... See More

2015 Student Mobility Forecast

February 10, 2015 | Topics: Education Abroad

By NAFSA

With new tools providing greater understanding of the motives for student mobility and what drives students to seek out educational experiences abroad, international education professionals now have the unique opportunity to better anticipate where the next educational destination will be.... See More