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CAMPUS PROFILE

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Green River Community College

Martha Koch, a former
Fulbright Scholar, is manager of
international student activities.

Deusto
University of Deusto

Bilbao, Spain
Study Abroad Programs
* Semester and Summer
* All Spanish language levels
* Hispanic Studies in Spanish
* Business courses in English
* Internships
* Direct enrollment options
* Campus in downtown Bilbao
* Faculty-led groups are welcome

cide@deusto.es

www.cide.deusto.es
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who previously headed a Nebraska college, added, "We get accused
of handholding the student too much, but I don't think you can
handhold enough."
Green River, like all 1,600 U.S. community colleges, is an open
access institution that offers career and technical courses as well as
academic classes. About half its students are on the college transfer
track to which most international students aspire, and half of all firsttime, full-time freshmen graduate or transfer within three years.
Jennings said international students transfer at much higher rates.
"What we've been able to do is create a program within a program.
Our job is to put them on a transfer track and make sure we monitor
that every step of the way." He said 10 percent of students wash out
during intensive English, but most transfer.
"We're not unmindful of the fact that they don't really come to
Green River to come to us. They come to get into USC, Washington,
Indiana" and other universities, he added.

Strong Returns on International Education
The main campus is literally in the woods a few miles from restaurants and shops in downtown Auburn, which can be a shock for
students from metropolises with millions of people. Green River
is considering adding student housing to a branch it has opened in
nearby Kent in the middle of an "urban village" teeming with shops
and restaurants and on a commuter rail stop. It already offers ESL
classes there.
Green River's investment in Kent has been made possible by
the large returns the college has generated from its investments in
educating international students. Vice President for Business Affairs Rick Brumfield said that since 1988 the Office of International
Programs has generated more than $109 million in gross revenues
that netted the college more than $53 million.
That money "has allowed Green River to maintain and expand
classes, programming, services, and capital projects that support all

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International Educator - May/June 2014
Contents
Front Lines
In Brief
New Windows on the World
Green River Community College Attracts International Students at an Early Age
Education Abroad
Foreign Student Affairs
Internationalization Leadership
Partnering
View From Out Here
Forum
In Focus
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International Educator - May/June 2014 - Internationalization Leadership
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International Educator - May/June 2014 - Partnering
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International Educator - May/June 2014 - View From Out Here
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