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University of St. Francis' (IL) International Students Mentor Recent ...

February 14, 2014

New immigrants who attend Minooka Community High School are getting some extra help fitting in to their new environment these days from a group of international students at the University of Saint Francis.

http://www.mymclife.com/2014/02/07/new-immigrant-minooka-students-receive-help-from-university-of-st-francis-international-students/aad973n/?page=1

Chapman University (CA) School of Pharmacy Masters of Science in the ...

February 11, 2014

Beginning Fall 2014, Chapman University School of Pharmacy (CUSP) will offer a 2-year, year-round thesis and non-thesis Master of Science in the Pharmaceutical Sciences (MSPS) for students interested in a broad range of scientific disciplines critical to the discovery and development of new drugs and therapies.

Graduates of the program can pursue a variety of career opportunities in pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. A number of pharmaceutical, biomedical, and medical device companies are located both in and around the Irvine Rinker Health Science Campus where CUSP is located in Orange County, California. Chapman created this program because company leaders indicate their personnel needs project significant employment opportunities for MSPS graduates. Also, graduates are positioned to work as researchers at universities, for agencies like the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which also has a large office in Orange County, U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP), and at national laboratories such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Pittsburg State University's College of Business (KS) International ...

February 10, 2014

Pittsburg State University's College of Business is excited to host the International Mini-MBA Certificate Program which is a great introduction to Master of Business Administration. The Mini-MBA Program will be held this summer on July 9-25, 2014. The program is uniquely designed to accommodate the international learner and to introduce the U.S. business environment presented by the faculty of PSU's AACSB accredited and award-winning business school.

This non-degree, non-credit bearing program is open to all students, both undergraduate and graduate, as well as professionals in the workforce. Students do not need to have a business degree to apply. The cost for the program is $2500 (US) which includes classes, field trips, housing, health insurance, access to campus facilities, and airport pick-up.

For additional information, contact Aaron Hurt at ahurt@pittstate.edu.

Check Out the State Department's 100,000 Strong in the Americas Program

February 10, 2014

In March 2011, President Barack Obama launched "100,000 Strong in the Americas," an initiative to increase international study in the Western Hemisphere. The purpose of 100,000 Strong is to foster region-wide prosperity through greater international exchange of students, who are our future leaders and innovators. Increasing understanding in the Western Hemisphere and building closer people-to-people ties will help the State Department work together with the people of the Western Hemisphere to address common challenges including citizen security, economic opportunity, social inclusion, and environmental sustainability.

University of Washington (WA) Undergraduate Preparation Program (UPP)

February 7, 2014

The Undergraduate Preparation Program (UPP) is a unique, four-quarter experience designed to place students on a path toward matriculation at an American college or university, while equipping them with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in their future undergraduate students. Over the course of one year, UPP students will improve academic English language abilities, build confidence in their study skills and habits, apply for admission to an American college or university, and earn UW undergraduate credits. This unique academic preparation program offers students:
• Outstanding English language instruction.
• Customized seminars about American undergraduate education and how to be successful within the American college learning environment.
• The opportunity to earn 24-32 academic credits from UW-Seattle that may transfer to other American universities.
• Expert assistance with college applications from a dedicated and experienced academic adviser.
• Conditional admission pathways.

Northwestern University's (IL) School of Communication New Masters in ...

February 7, 2014

Northwestern University's School of Communication is excited to announce a new Master of Science degree in Leadership for Creative Enterprises. The goal of this program is to help students develop the management skills and the professional networks necessary to become future leaders in the visual, performing, and interactive arts.
This one-year M.S. program is not a generic management degree. Every course is designed to help students to build the skills necessary to manage creative people, projects, and large and small organizations. Academic coursework is paired with unique professional development opportunities -- personalized mentoring from industry leaders, networking treks to meet leaders of organizations, and focused internships.

Columbia University's (NY) School of Continuing Education Accepting ...

February 6, 2014

Columbia University's School of Continuing Education is now accepting applications from international students for professional master’s degrees, ten levels of English language instruction, access to hundreds of Arts and Sciences courses year-round, and high school programs in New York City as well as Europe and the Middle East.

Adams State University (CO) Offers In-State Tuition for Summer Studies

February 5, 2014

Receive in-state tuition for summer classes at Adams State University this summer! For undergraduate students, summer session is a great opportunity to pick up a few more credits and graduate on time. All students (undergrad and graduate) will receive in-state tuition for all classes this summer. Registration begins March 17, and the first summer session begins May 12. Adams State University is distinguished by caring professors, small classes, and a diverse, yet close-knit community.

University of Washington (WA) Launch of Summer Institute for Academic ...

February 3, 2014

The University of Washington is proud to announce the launch of our new Summer Institute for Academic Success (SIAS) at our beautiful campus in Seattle, WA.

This intensive 4-week program is ideal for intermediate and advanced non-native English speakers who have already been accepted to a U.S. college or University and would like to get an edge on their preparations. The SIAS program features:
• Lectures and panel discussions with prestigious UW faculty
• Opportunities to network with other UW undergraduate students
• Social activities that include a welcome reception, campus tour, fun Seattle-area outing and weekly coffee hours with program staff

The SIAS program also boosts English language and presentation skills needed for top academic performance and increases awareness of U.S. academic culture and expectations.

Lakeland College (WI) English Language Institute Offers 6 Start Dates ...

January 30, 2014

If you do not have a TOEFL or IELTS score, or need additional English Language studies before entering your undergraduate or graduate program, our Institute is for you. Lakeland’s English Language Institute (ELI) is a comprehensive and intensive program designed to prepare English language learners for the U.S. classroom. Students will have 18-20 class hours per week in Listening, Speaking, Grammar, Reading, Writing, TOEFL Preparation, and U.S. American Culture.

Session Dates
Session 1: January 13-February 28
Session 2: March 17-May 2
Session 3: May 5-June 20
Session 4: June 30-August 15

Special Features
• Students accepted at all levels—beginning to advance.
• Earn academic credit that counts toward graduation.
• Advanced students may take a combination of ELI classes and academic classes.
• Conversation Partner program. When available, ELI students are matched with an U.S. American student as conversation partners.
• ELI students ARE Lakeland College students. ELI students can participate in all of the clubs and activities available to Lakeland students.

The University of Toledo (OH) Forms Turkish American Student Association

January 27, 2014

Several members of the rapidly growing Turkish student population at the University of Toledo have just formed the University of Toledo Turkish American Student Association. The student organization is the first of its kind on UT's campus, designed to develop a cultural exchange between Turkish, non-Turkish, and Turkish American students through means of cultural and social activities. You can find out more about joining this organization at UT by contacting nuray.baylan@rockets.utoledo.edu. The Turkish American Student Association is just the latest of the University of Toledo's many international student organizations, which include the following: African People's Association, Chinese Student Union, Filipino American Association, Indian Students' Cultural Organization, Japanese Student Association, Korean Student Association, Nepalese Student Association, Persian Student Organization, Saudi Club, South American Students' Association, and Vietnamese Student Association.

Pittsburg State University's (KS) Human Performance Lab Adds ...

January 24, 2014

DEXA is just the latest piece of high-tech equipment in Pittsburg State University’s Human Performance laboratory. DEXA, short for Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry, is sometimes referred to as a bone densitometer and measures bone density and body composition. It will be used by students in PSU’s rapidly growing Exercise Science Program.

For more information: http://www.pittstate.edu/news/human-performance-lab-adds-impressive-technology

PSU's Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation (HHPR) offers the following degrees:
Bachelor of Science with a Major in Exercise Science
Bachelor of Science with a Major in Recreation
Bachelor of Science in Physical Education

Pittsburg State University is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2014 semester. Scholarships are available.

Admission questions can be directed to Aaron Hurt, ahurt@pittstate.edu.

Pittsburg State University (KS) Offers Short-term Summer Technology ...

January 22, 2014

Pittsburg State University's College of Technology will host the International Mini-MST Certificate Program which is an introduction to Master of Science in Technology. The Mini-MST Program will be held this summer on July 14-25, 2014. This program is uniquely designed to accommodate the international learner and introduce the U.S. industrial, engineering, and technological environment presented by the faculty of PSU’s award-winning and nationally recognized College of Technology. This program includes both on-campus classes in the state-of-the-art Kansas Technology Center and off-campus field trips.

This non-degree, non-credit bearing program is open to all students, both undergraduate and graduate, as well as professionals in the workforce. Students do not need to have a technology degree to apply.

Topics will include: engineering technology: mechanical, electronics, manufacturing, plastics, construction; automotive technology, wood technology, graphic communications, and workforce development.

The cost for the program is $2500 (US) which includes classes, field trips, housing, health insurance, access to campus facilities, and airport pick-up.

Eastern Illinois University (IL) Launches New Master's in Geographic ...

January 21, 2014

We are excited to introduce a master's degree in Geographic Information Sciences, a unique program degree taught by distinguished faculty from geography, biology, political science, economics and business. This degree program features practical field work as well as internship possibilities. International Student Scholarships are also available.

EducationUSA Russia Special Week of "Summer Programs in the U.S."

January 17, 2014

EducationUSA Russia will be promoting summer academic and cultural opportunities for students at accredited U.S. academic institutions from February 3-7, 2014, and we need help from U.S. colleges and universities to make this week a success! To participate with us, please send us:
• promotional materials for distribution at our centers;
• give-aways for essay contest winners;
• social media blasts for reposting;
• your local alumni to meet with prospective students.
For more information about this initiative, please contact Katherine Scodova: kscodova@educationusa.info