SCSU Today

Building academic bridges

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Ann Radwan, associate vice president for international studies, said that over the next few months, St. Cloud State representatives would participate in a number of training activities focused on preparing them to join a study tour to India in the fall of 2010. The purpose of the tour will be to meet with potential Indian partner campuses.

The initiative comes from St. Cloud State chosen as one of 10 U.S. institutions to participate in The Institute of International Education (IIE ) pilot 2010 International Academic Partnership Program (IAPP). The program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, is one of the first major programs coming from IIE ’s new Center for International Partnerships in Higher Education.

Joining St. Cloud State in the pilot program are California State University - San Bernardino, College of William and Mary, Florida Atlantic University, Oakland Community College, Ohio Wesleyan University, Spelman College, The University of Tulsa, University of South Carolina and Winston Salem State University. St. Cloud State was chosen from a pool of over 70 institutions.

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