World Languages Day
The following comments were submitted by Michigan school teachers who attended the World Languages Day event:
"[My favorite part was] watching the students enjoy themselves while learning about new languages and cultures" (Vicki from Clarkston); "[My favorite part was] watching my students survive! Many tried a new language. Most have never been to a university campus. It's great to see them expand their experiences" (Kristine from Fife Lake); "The whole educational experience is phenomenal!" (Jeana from Detroit); "[My favorite part was] the excitement my students had when they told me what they learned. They were obviously excited and inspired!" (Amy from Kenowa Hills)
Centers for International Business Education and Research at Brigham Young, Colorado at Denver, Florida International, George Washington, Georgia State, Memphis, Miami, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, South Carolina, Temple, Texas, Texas A & M,and Washington, and Center for Advanced Studies and International Development (CASID) and Center for Gender in Global Context (GenCen) at MSU, MSU University Outreach and Engagement, Lansing Community College, NASBITE International, and National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE).
The 10th Biennial International Business Institute for Community College Faculty is a unique professional development program designed specifically for community and technical college faculty. The aim of the Institute is to provide participants with the knowledge, experience and resources they need to internationalize general business courses and/or develop specialized international business courses at the two-year college level.
This year's program was once again a huge success. A total of 44 business faculty attended the Institute from community and technical colleges representing the following states:
The hosting and banquet facilities are provided by Michigan State University's premier Hospitality/Business learning laboratory, the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center.