NAFSA 2018 Annual Conference Program - 76
THURSDAY, MAY 31, 2018
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
GLOBAL PARTNER SESSIONS
Eating Disorders and Co-Occurring Concerns in
International and Diverse Students (ISSS)
International students face many challenges during
their education. Eating disorders and co-occurring
concerns often go unrecognized. This session
will provide relevant research and case studies,
knowledge to identify signs and symptoms, and
the ability to develop policies to support students
facing eating disorders and other related concerns.
Chair and Presenter: James Yankech, PhD,
Relation Insurance Services
Presenters: Casey Tallent, PhD,
Eating Recovery Center; Yu-Yun
Liu, PhD, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Deborah Fallows, PhD
Students from China: When Chinese Culture
Meets American Education (SI)
As growing numbers of Chinese students enroll in
U.S. institutions, what are some of the important
but often opaque elements of Chinese culture,
background, and experiences they bring with them?
How can this information help you both nurture these
students and position your educational communities
Guest Speaker: Deborah Fallows, PhD, Author
NAFSA 2018 ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXPO
Creating Global Stewards Through Curricular
Participants engage in a dialogue related to creating
global stewards versus global citizens through
intentional teaching of social justice concepts in study
abroad. This shift in curricular design will create
a future generation of leaders who will become
catalysts for change in the world.
Chair and Presenter: Carlise Womack-Wynne,
EdD, University of North Georgia
Presenter: Alexandra Wood, PhD, CIEE
Delivering a Successful Alternative Study Abroad
Opportunity Using Global Classrooms (TLS/EA)
This faculty panel discusses the creation,
development, implementation, and research of
the Drexel Leeds Global Classroom (DLGC)
Program from the past four years. The DLGC is a
collaborative learning exchange allowing integrated
student teams to work on innovative projects that
enhance knowledge, skills, and attitudes.
Chair and Presenter: Emilee Simmons, PhD,
University of Leeds
Presenters: Jodi Cataline, Drexel University; Dana
D'Angelo, Drexel University
Education Abroad Visas: Critical Updates for
Study Abroad Advisers (EA)
This session provides study abroad advisers with
updates on student visa procedures for France, Italy,
Spain, the United Kingdom, and other countries.
NAFSA Consular Affairs Liaison (CAL) Subcommittee
members lead discussions for each of the country
groups. Embassy officials have been invited.
Chair and Presenter: David Younger, University of
Presenters: Regina Foster, Clemson University;
Rebecca James, CEA Study Abroad; Jason
Sanderson, PhD, Georgetown University