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The Center for International Education hosts and participates in a variety of events throughout the year. You can learn more about all that goes on both 'On Campus' and 'Off Campus' by clicking on the links in the navigation panel on the right below.

 

The CIE community has regular meetings called 'Dialogues' which provide a good opportunity for students to catch up with their classmates, get center updates and also listen to stimulating talks by speakers from both inside and outside the Center.

 

Students and Faculty members undertake a wide variety of professional activities throughout the year. To learn more click on tags for 'Student Professional Activity' and 'Faculty Activity.'  For participation in other professioinal activities see 'Conferences and Workshops'.

 

Learn more about profiles of who graduated recently by clicking on 'Graduations.'  Catch up on 'Meet Ups' of Center members around the world and much more by clicking on the tags.

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Sharon Rallis Receives Distinguished Scholar Award

Professor Sharon Rallis, the Dwight W. Allen Distinguished Professor in the College of Education, is the recipient of the Research on Evaluation SIG’s Distinguished Scholar Award for 2018. 

 

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CIE Gathering in Mexico City 2018

CIE hosted its annual gathering for CIE members, friends and colleagues during the annual CIES conference in Mexico City in March 2018.  CIE students, faculty, graduates and colleagues gathered to meet new colleagues, catch up with friends and share information about their current professional activities.

 

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Meet-up in North Carolina

Jane Benbow met up with David McCurry and Bonnie Mullinix in North Caroling in March 2018

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CIE @ CIES 2018 in Mexico City

CIE was represented by more than 35 current students, graduates, and faculty members at the national CIES conference in Mexico City in March.  In addition there were faculty members and students from the Higher Education and other programs in the UMass Amherst College of Education, reflecting the strong involvement in international education of the College of Education.

 

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Steve Grant, DRE, Ash Hartwell meet in Montague House

Steve Grant was in town for a reunion of french majors at Amherst College and came by Montague House where he sat down with Ash Hartwell and DRE to reminisce on CIE in the 1970s.

 

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Building Bridges Across Difference - Jacob Carter

Jacob Carter becomes Project Coordinator of Building Bridges initiative on the UMass Amherst campus.

 

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A Personal Approach to Philanthropy and Social Change

In the second event of CIE’s 2018 Spring Speaker Series, Kathy LeMay, CEO of Raising Change, shared a deeply personal take on philanthropy and its role in international development. In her talk, Kathy contrasted modern philanthropy practices, with its emphasis on measurable results and outcomes, with her experiences in Bosnia.

 

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Meet-up in Kabul, Afghanistan

Habibullah Wajdi and Patrick Fine met up in Kabul in March 2018.

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Instructional Leadership Training for Pakistani Teachers

Professors Rebecca Woodland and Becky Mazur shared their experiences working with teachers in Pakistan at the first of the 2018 CIE Spring Speaker Series.

 

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Cultural Immersion trip to New Zealand - Blake Marcus

Blake Marcus led a group of inner-city high school students on a cultural immersion trip to New Zealand in the summer of 2017.

 

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