March 2015

Congratulations to AIEA Executive Director Darla K. Deardorff on the publicaiton of her most recent book, Demystifying Outcomes Assessment for International Educators: A Practical Approach  (Stylus, 2015). 

AIEA Treasurer Gil Merkx featured on Duke Global for receiving both the Klasek and Rutenber awards at the 2015 AIEA Annual Conference. 

Congratulations to the following AIEA Member Institutions on receiving the 2015 NAFSA Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization: the University of Delaware, the University of San Diego, and the University of Virginia. Congratulations also to AIEA Member Institutions Rice University, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Wake Forest University for receiving the 2015 Spotlight Award. 

AIEA Immediate Past President Havey Charles and AIEA member Brad Farmsworth spoke at the American Councils on Education's 97th Annual Meeting. 

The following AIEA members are presenting at the 2015 Forum on Education Abroad Annual Conference in New Orleans:   Kara Bingham, Thomas Bogenschild, Elizabeth Brewer, Charles Calahan, Bill Clabby, Amy Conger, Alea Cot, Erich Dietrich, Steven Duke, Kira Espiritu, Julie Anne Friend, Mary Anne Grant, James Holloway, Martha Johnson, Thomas Lord, Scott Manning, Meredith McQuaid, Terrence Miller, Anthony Ogden, Margaret Sass, Paige Sindt, Priscilla Stone, John Tansey, Debra Terzian, Julie Walkin, and David Wilson. 

The following AIEA members are presenting at the IIE Best Practices Conference 2015Rhajika Bhandari, Michael Brzezinski, Maria de los Angeles Crummett, Andrew Gillespie, Betsy Glans, Martha Johnson, Jane Kucko, and Daniel Obst. 

AIEA Immediate Past President Harvey Charles, and members Clay Hensley, Rhajika Bhandari, Duleep Deosthale, Winnie Eley, Anne Pakir,  Megan Brenn-White, Thomas Buntru, Kees Kouwenaar, Susan Elliott, Denis Simon, Gretchen Dobson, Carl Jaramillo, Sonny Lim, and I. Bola Udegbe presented sessions at the 2015 APAIE Annual Conference in Beijing, China. 

AIEA President Jenifer Cushman and AIEA members Jason Lane, Natalia Dyba, Susan Jagendorf-Sobierajski, Rajash Rawal, Jon Rubin, Heather Ward, and Carrie Wojenski are presenting at the 7th COIL Conference: The Expanding Landscape of COIL Practitioners, Networks, and Hubs: What’s Next? AIEA Executive Director Darla K. Deardorff is an invited speaker at an invitation-only workshop at the event. 

AIEA Immediate Past President Harvey Charles spoke at the AIEA Thematic Forum, Xavier University, New Orleans, LA.

AIEA Executive Director Darla K. Deardorff gave the keynote address at the 2015 NASPA International Forum in New Orleans, LA.

AIEA Executive Director Darla K. Deardorff gave a  keynote address at the Learning at Intercultural Intersections Conference at Thompson Rivers University in British Columbia. The keynote addressed was mentioned in the article "Innovative International Research Conference in Kamloops" at the Kamloops BC Now website

Congratulations to the following AIEA Member Institutions that received 2015 Andrew Heiskell Awards from the Institute of International Education: Texas Christian University (Internationalizing the Campus); The State University of New York at New Paltz (Study Abroad); and Auburn University (International Partnerships). Congratulations to member institutions receiving honorable mentions: Purdue University, The Ohio State University,  and the University of Minnesota.

AIEA member Eric A. Canny  co-presented the NAFSA webinar "Education Abroad Advising and Orientation for the Changing Student,"  focusing on how we can better prepare today's student for a meaningful education abroad experience, utilizing learning theories as an underpinning to the standard Pre-Departure process. 

AIEA member Eric A. Canny authored the Fourth Edition of NAFSA’s Guide to Education Abroad (GEA) chapter on Orientation and Preparation, bringing educational, social media, and online learning theories to the practice of Pre-Departure.