On Wednesday, October 26th, Global Education will host a Study/Intern Abroad Open House! Students are invited to drop by the Office of Global Education in Cumberland House between 10:00 am-3:00 pm to learn more information about studying, interning or student teaching abroad. Study Abroad Program Coordinators will be available to meet with students who are interested in going abroad for academic credit and to discuss the study abroad process. Receive a free lanyard when you visit!
A Reminder: Applications for those wishing to study abroad during the 2017 Spring semester, are due at Global Education on Wednesday, September 28, 2016!
Millersville University and Global Education is pleased to welcome Dr. Lina Diao , a Professor from Xinyang Normal University, MU’s partner university in Henan, China. Hosted by Dr. Jianfeng Wang, chair of the Department of Management and Marketing, Dr. Diao will be here on campus as a Visiting Research Scholar for the Management and Marketing Department. Welcome, Dr. Diao! We hope you enjoy your visit in the US!
“Get Outta The ‘Ville!”
Global Education is hosting a study abroad information session. Come out and hear from past study abroad participants on some of the programs Millersville offers, and chat with Program Coordinators about your options. The session will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 7:00 PM, in the Student Memorial Center (SMC) – MPR room.
We welcome Dr. Christine Gaudry as our new Faculty Coordinator here in the Office of Global Education & Partnerships! Dr. Gaudry has been a faculty member in the department of foreign languages since 1992 and she served as chair for nine years. She received her master’s degree from Université de Paris X Nanterre, and a master’s and doctorate from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Her areas of specialization include French and Francophone literature. Here in our office she will be advising our study abroad and international students, helping to internationalize the campus, and promoting international opportunities and curriculum with various departments. We look forward to having her serve as a new addition to our team!
The Office of Global Education & Partnerships is pleased to announce that after a vigorous interview process, the appointment of the new Director of International Programs has been filled by Ms. Patriece N. Campbell.
Ms. Campbell comes to us with considerable experience in international education, program building and management, internationalizing university systems, and English language programs. Patriece is the former Associate Director of the International Center at the University of Michigan-Flint and has an M.P.A – Master of Public Administration, from the University of Michigan. She is expected to receive her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership (Transformative Leadership) from the University of New England in 2017.
Her considerable experience comes from eleven years working in the International Center at the University of Michigan, as an active member and previous Chair of the Michigan Association of International Educators, as a representative on the University of Michigan-Flint Diversity Council, as a NAFSA-Association of International Educators Region V–Representative for State of Michigan, and from traveling to multiple countries across four continents for student recruitment, conferences and seminars.
Originally from Jamaica, she is moving here with her family, and our office is delighted to have found someone like Patriece to be our new Director. We look forward to introducing her to the campus community. You may contact Ms. Campbell at 717-871-7506.
Applications to study abroad during the Spring 2017 semester are available NOW! Completed applications are due Wednesday, September 28th. Where do you want to go? Now is the time to start your adventure!
Study Abroad Program applications for students interested in studying abroad for Spring 2017 will be available on Friday, July 1, 2016.
The newest issue of the Global Ed Gazette has been published. Read all about the interesting things that the Office of Global Education & Partnerships has been up to this Spring 2016 semester. Some of the highlights include a new video by our own intern, featuring many of our Study Abroad students, our new Program Coordinator, a new program partner, our 7th Annual Celebration of International Education, an interview with a student from Niger and our photo contest winners! Check it out!
The Office of Global Education is proud to present a new promotional video featuring many of our past study abroad students. The video was produced, filmed, and edited by Cailin Clothier, an office intern and past study abroad participant herself. Cailin is a Communications major with a concentration in Broadcasting. She used her skills to create a video that interviews students on their experiences abroad. The video features students who studied abroad through our Millersville Partner programs in: Chile, France, Germany, Scotland, and Spain.