Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Open Global Education Advisor position at Columbia College Chicago

UPDATE - Position filled as of May 1st

Columbia College Chicago is an acclaimed undergraduate and graduate institution that provides a comprehensive education in the arts, communications and public relations. We constantly aim to reach our full potential as an educational innovator, incubator of new creative practice and generator of real-world success for young creatives. We are located in the heart of Chicago, across the street from historic Grant Park, and housed in some of the most iconic buildings in the South Loop. Columbia College Chicago a private urban institution of over 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students, four-year College offering a distinctive curriculum that blends liberal arts, creative and media arts and business is currently searching for a Global Education Advisor.


Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Provost for Global Education, the Global Education Advisor is a student-facing role focusing on assisting Columbia College Chicago CCC students involved in study abroad and study away programs, as well as providing support for international exchange students studying at Columbia College. The Global Education Advisor contributes to the development and implementation of policies and processes that facilitate student participation in our exchange, approved provider, and faculty-led travel experiences. This position also works directly with students and internal and external partners to advise students on the educational, procedural, and financial implications of their choice to participate in study abroad and study away experiences. A Flexible Work Arrangement may be available for this position in mutual agreement with the Assistant Provost of Global Education. 

For more information and to apply please visit:

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

2022 GoAbroad Innovation Awards - Submit Your Nominations!

GoAbroad is thrilled to announce we are now accepting nominations for the 2022 Innovation Awards! 

This is our 12th year of recognizing and celebrating the great ideas, programs, and people in international education. We couldn't be more excited to hear your input on outstanding efforts from our field this past year.

Please visit this page to read more about the award categories:

Nomination forms can be found here:  

All nominations should be submitted no later than April 10, 2022,  by 11:59 pm MST.

If you have any questions about the GoAbroad Innovation Awards, feel free to reach out to Kayla Patterson at

Monday, July 26, 2021

Joint Statement by the U.S. Department of State & the U.S. Department of Education of Principles in Support of International Education

Joint Statement by the U.S. Department of State & the U.S. Department of Education of Principles in Support of International Education - Reengaging the World to Make the United States Stronger at Home, A Renewed U.S. Commitment to International Education. Issued July 26, 2021 at

Friday, July 23, 2021

U.S. Secretary of State & U.S. Secretary of Education to Address 12th Annual EducationUSA Forum on July 26, 2021

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken to highlight value of International Education at the Department’s 12th Annual EducationUSA Forum on July 26th. U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona will also address the Forum. Media Note via the Office of the Spokesperson [July 23, 2021] available at

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Upcoming Free and Low Cost Professional Development Opportunities for International Educators

The following is a copy and paste from a message my colleague Jessica Oldford, Interim Managing Director, Global Initiatives at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, posted to a shared professional network.  Jessica gave me permission to copy and paste her message into this IHEC Blog post as I think others will find her compilation helpful.

The last point will take place tomorrow so you'll want to register ASAP if you're interested.