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Athletic Department Collaboration to Expand Student-Athlete Education Abroad

On many campuses, student-athletes are an underserved population within the realm of education abroad. Understanding your athletic department’s philosophy and goals as well as the rules governing them is important to determine appropriate study abroad program models for student-athletes. These

Oct 17, 2017
Invisible Identities Abroad

The prevalence of students participating in education abroad programs who have learning disabilities, food allergies, and other invisible identities has increased sharply in recent years. Review this presentation to learn more about advising students with invisible identities. These resources will

Oct 04, 2017
LGBTQ+ Student Advising Guide for Education Abroad Professionals

By NAFSA: Association of International Educators Diversity and Inclusion in Education Abroad Subcommittee, LGBTQ+ Working Group: Margaret McCullers, Matt Free, Darren Gallant, Conrad Zeutenhorst, Ashlee Finn and Aby Parsons  This resource is designed to help Education Abroad professionals prepare

Jul 10, 2017
Work, Intern, Volunteer & Research Abroad: Funding Resources for Students

Funding Resources for Students Interning Abroad Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies or credit-bearing, career-oriented internships abroad. To be

Jun 12, 2017
Using Veteran's Benefits for Education Abroad

With the increase in veterans entering the higher education system, more veterans are approaching education abroad offices to use the benefits of the GI Bill (as well as other military benefits) to enroll in programming. The information below is provided

Mar 01, 2017
Diversity and Inclusion in Education Abroad Subcommittee The EA KC Underrepresentation in Education Abroad subcommittee membership roster and responsibilities are available here. Jan 06, 2017
Preparing to Study Abroad: Learning How to Navigate Academic Accommodations

A resource based on the Collegial Conversation held on November 10, 2016 While students may have established academic accommodations at their U.S. institutions, when they choose to study abroad they also choose to accept the challenge of studying in a

Dec 13, 2016
Preparing to Study Abroad: Learning How to Navigate Academic Accommodations

While students may have established academic accommodations at their U.S. institutions, when they choose to study abroad they also choose to accept the challenge of studying in a new educational system that may or may not offer the same accommodations.

Oct 11, 2016
Changing Perceptions: Developing Education Abroad Marketing Strategies for Underrepresented Students

Designing marketing materials to appeal to diverse groups on campus is the first step to increasing underrepresented student populations’ participation in Education Abroad.

Sep 16, 2016
Building Successful Collaborations Between Study Abroad and Multicultural Offices

Developing a strong relationship with your campus multicultural affairs office can help education abroad professionals reach diverse students and strengthen campus support for both offices. This collegial conversation will explore what this collaborative relationship looks like on two different campuses

Aug 23, 2016
DACA Presentation at NAFSA 2016

With President Obama’s executive action permitting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to the United States, more and more DACA-mented students wish to study abroad. Make sure you’re ready to have respectful, helpful conversations with these students about both the benefits and the specific risks related to DACA for study abroad. Navigating the DACA and Advance Parole process necessary to enable these students to leave the country can be a vague and tricky process. Make sure you’re in the best position possible to help your DACA-mented students study abroad.

Jul 20, 2016
Recruiting for Staff Diversity

Institutions and providers deal with complex issues involving credit transfers, institutional policies, differences in contact hours and curricular standing, and questions of regional/national/disciplinary accreditation on a daily basis. Educators must work to align these issues with student expectations and the

Mar 21, 2016
DACA and Education Abroad: Navigating the Regulations Pursuant to a June 15, 2012 memorandum issued by the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, individuals who came to the United States before they were 16 years of age and meet certain criteria may be considered for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status. Like many of their peers in higher education, these undocumented students are also interested in studying abroad. Mar 04, 2016
Financial Strategies for Diverse Participation in EA

A variety of financial strategies and models exist to help encourage diverse participation in education abroad. It is important for professionals to be aware of the available resources, tools, and creative approaches to help increase access to education abroad.

Feb 19, 2016
Not Just Life-Changing! Helping U.S. Students Articulate Skills Garnered During Study Abroad

When students return from their “life-changing” programs abroad, it is oftentimes hard for them to articulate their experience beyond, “It was awesome!” or “I made so many new friends!” This resource is designed to help education abroad professionals encourage their

Dec 17, 2015
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