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Environmental Sustainability and Education Abroad
Introduction As part of Forum on Education Abroad’s annual conference, I attended The Forum’s Critical Dialogue on Environmental Sustainability and Education Abroad. Below is a summary of the dialogue topic and my key takeaways. What is a Forum Critical Dialogue? The Forum’s Critical Dialogues bring together no more than 50 participants and facilitators in an […]
Professional Development Series
Background about the series We understand how deeply our field has been and will continue to be impacted by COVID-19. At CIS Abroad, we had big plans for this summer; we planned to take our entire company to Greece to celebrate our 20th anniversary, to experience one of our program locations, have fun, and provide […]
Forum 2020: Our First Virtual Conference
Forum’s 16th Annual Conference will now be offered in a virtual format on April 21-23, 2020. Here at CIS Abroad we are working hard to offer engaging virtual sessions and a virtual booth experience. We are truly looking forward to learning and exploring this new virtual way of connecting with our colleagues old and new!
5 Tips to Succeed at Working from Home
For the last several years, the “road warriors” of our university relations team have been working from their home offices when not visiting partners. They are pros at working from home, but they’ve even had to get creative! Check out their tips.
Remembering Our Why: A Message of Solidarity from CIS Abroad
The leadership team of CIS Abroad shares a message of solidarity with other international educators during the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re grateful for colleagues at NAFSA, The Forum on Education Abroad, and AIEA, for their letters to our U.S. leaders and government institutions that call for a rational response to this crisis and a focus on […]
What is Italy like during coronavirus? A Site Director’s Perspective
This week seems to be more difficult than the week before. I live in a very small town and the majority of the population here is over 60 years old. Since yesterday, it looks like a ghost town, especially after 6 PM. No one is around – very few cars – and there’s a creepy […]
VP of Academic Affairs to present at AIEA (Association of International Education Administrators) Annual Conference
Dr. Jennifer Engel, Ph.D., Vice President of Academic Affairs at CIS Abroad, will present at the AIEA (Association of International Education Administrators) Annual Conference taking place February 16-19, 2020 in Washington, DC, USA. The conference theme is “Rethinking Comprehensive Internationalization for a Global Generation.” Dr. Engel will be presenting a session called “Megatrends in International […]
Happy International Education Week!
At CIS Abroad, our lives were transformed by international experiences. Every day we create a more connected and compassionate world, one person at a time. In the words of Hannah Borgstahl, Winona State University, 2019 Summer in Limerick Program, “Studying abroad has changed my life for the better. It was an amazing way to show […]