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IIE PROGRAM PROFILE Seven Resources for Bringing International Students to U.S. Campuses By Clare Banks U.S. COLLEGES AND universities are increasingly recognizing campus internationalization not only as a key component of their students’ educations but also as an important strategy for institutional growth and development. Greater numbers of institutions are recruiting international students, opening international student offices, including internationalization and global education in their mission statements, and establishing partnerships with institutions overseas. The Institute of International Education administers a wealth of programs and provides a variety of services and resources to help U.S. colleges and universities develop and implement their strategies for greater campus internationalization. These resources, as well as information on other programs and services, can be accessed at www.iie.org. 2. Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program (FLTA) Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the FLTA Program enables young educators to refine their teaching skills, increase their English language proficiency, and extend their knowledge of the cultures and customs of the United States while engaging in non-degree studies at accredited postsecondary U.S. educational institutions. Apply to host an FLTA at: www.flta.fulbrightonline.org. 3. U.S. Higher Education Fairs in Asia The IIE Fair series provides a unique opportunity for accredited U.S. colleges and universities to meet in person with thousands of students from Asia interested in studying in the United States. The higher education fairs in Asia help build your institution’s name and profile in key cities across the region in a well-planned sequence, timed to minimize travel and maximize impact. www.iie.org/fairs. 4. IIE-EducationUSA Partnership IIE works in cooperation with EducationUSA, a global network of hundreds of advising centers supported by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. The EducationUSA Advising Centers and the Regional Educational Advising Coordinators (REACs) overseeing them are valuable sources of information and points of contact for campuses that recruit international students. www.educationusa.info. 5. Promote Your Institution and Programs to International Students IIE’s print and online publications, websites, and higher education fairs offer a variety of targeted advertising opportunities for colleges and universities. U.S. institutions can also include their listings at no charge in IIE’s publications, including Funding for United States Study and Intensive English USA. Visit www.iie.org/publications for information about IIE publications, and email jbunkin@naylor.com to find out how your institution can advertise or contribute to IIE publications. 6. Become a Host Institution for the Brazilian Government’s New Scholarship Program The Brazilian government’s new scholarship program provides scholarships to undergraduate students from Brazil for one year of study at colleges and universities in the United States. Scholarships will be given primarily to students in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Students in the program will return to Brazil to complete their degrees. This program is part of the Brazilian government’s larger initiative to grant 100,000 scholarships for the best students from Brazil to study abroad at the world’s best universities. www.iie.org/hostbrazilianstudents. 7. Subscribe to New IIE Newsletter: Resources for International Student Advisors The Resources for International Student Advisors monthly newsletter offers timely editorial content for advisors and international student recruitment and admissions professionals. www.iie.org/newsletter. ■ Clare Banks is the Senior Manager for IIE’s Center for International Partnerships in Higher Education. 1. Fulbright Foreign Student Program Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the Fulbright Foreign Student Program brings citizens of other countries to the United States for master’s degree or Ph.D. study at U.S. universities or other appropriate institutions. The program has brought some of the world’s finest minds to U.S. campuses and offers program participants insight into U.S. society and values. http://foreign.fulbrightonline.org. 150 550 countries represented students every year + 12 Unforgettable summer Becoming a member of the global community isn’t rocket science, it’s an experience. Join the 2013 International Summer School at the University of Oslo for six weeks of academic achievement and international good will. For more information: www.summerschool.uio.no • iss@stolaf.edu • (800) 639-0058 ONE undergraduate courses +8 Master’s courses ( 66 ) = years of academic excellence 592307_University.indd 1 42 13/06/12 9:54 PM www.iie.org/iienetworker http://www.educationusa.info http://www.flta.fulbrightonline.org http://www.iie.org/ http://www.iie.org http://www.iie.org/fairs http://foreign.fulbrightonline.org http://www.summerschool.uio.no http://www.iie.org/hostbrazilianstudents http://www.iie.org/newsletter http://www.iie.org/iienetworker

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of IIE Networker - Fall 2012

A Message from Allan E. Goodman
News
IIENetworker Minister of Higher Education Interview Series: Ju-ho Lee, Republic of Korea
Commemorating Ten Years of IIE's Scholar Rescue Fund
Developing International Strategies in an Increasingly Dynamic Global Environment
Evidence-Based Approach to Strategic International Enrollment Management: A Case Study of American University
The Formal and Informal Aspects of Successful IEM
The Business of Being International Student Friendly
Take a Deep Breath: Making International Enrollment Management Manageable
How to Become a Host Institution for the Brazil Science Without Borders Program
Every Student an International Student: IEM as Part of a Holistic Approach to Campus Internationalization
Advertisers Index
Seven Resources for Bringing International Students to U.S. Campuses

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