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services when needed. The university, Red Cross, and Crime Victims Assistance Center were in daily contact with each other, and a number of other services were managed cooperatively.

identifying the dead was taking longer than initially planned, and families were understandably panicked that their loved ones could not be found. Naturally, they feared the worst. were known to have escaped safely was compiled by the Binghamton Police and released that night. But, there were potential victims who were not at either of the local hospitals, and were not on the list of

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reuniting loved ones
Over the weekend, the Office of International Student and Scholar Services became one of the primary contact points for information and assistance. The Chinese and Korean Consulates in New York City sent representatives to Binghamton to meet with the families of their citizens affected by this tragedy. Our congressman, Maurice Hinchey, identified a staff representative to serve as liaison with the federal agencies that would be needed to assist in bringing family members from abroad to the United States. The health insurance company and medical assistance company contracted by the university to provide insurance and assistance services for international students and scholars provided guidance to our office and direct support for family members. Our

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International Educator - May/june 2011
Contents
Frontlines
In Brief
Voices UBC President Stephen J. Toope
Building Partnerships: Indonesia and the United States
One Path— Many Destinations
Windfall Scholarships for Education Abroad
66 Weaving Service Into Study Abroad
FSA
International Enrollment
Partnering
A View From Out Here
Forum
In Focus
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International Educator - May/June 2011 - Voices UBC President Stephen J. Toope
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International Educator - May/June 2011 - 66 Weaving Service Into Study Abroad
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