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Rebecca Smietana

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The Future of International Education: Innovative Virtual Exchange Program Models [June 2020 Webinar]

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Webinar Description: Panelists representing both university faculty and international program partner perspectives share their approach to development of a Virtual Exchange program, offering feedback on the successes and growth opportunities learned throughout the program development and delivery process.

Featured Panelists: Erica Piros Kovacs, MSc., DSc., Clinical Assistant Professor of International Business, Indiana University – Kelley School of Business; Daniel Amgarten, Co-founder & CEO, Campus b; Drew Kahn, Distinguished Service Professor, Director, Anne Frank Project, SUNY Buffalo State; Heidi Barends, PhD, Academic Director, EDU Africa

The Future of Student Mobility: A Student-Centric Approach [May 2020 Webinar]

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Webinar Description: A panel discussion about the transformation of the field of international education as a result of the global pandemic and other relevant trends, focusing on key aspects of education abroad in relation to student needs (e.g. academic requirements, risk and safety management, student engagement, etc.) with best practices and experience sharing from both a study abroad office and partner/provider perspective.

Featured Panelists: Stacy McKay Benander, Founder & President of Athena Study Abroad; David Comp, PhD, Assistant Provost for Global Education, Columbia College Chicago; Bradley A. Feuling, Chairman and CEO, The Asia Institute; and Jenna Graff, Director, Office of International Education, The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.