CCIE Newsletter
Vol. 4, no. 10 June 2006

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In This Issue:

CCIE ACTIVITIES, MEETING & OTHER IMPORTANT DATES General CCIE Information
POCCSA GRANT UPDATES

Institutional Grants: 1-3 Institutional Grants will be awarded for the 2nd cycle competition.  Another two granting cycles will be held in 2007. 
GRANTING CYCLE                                       Semester to Offer Program
Fall 2006 (Duedate late September 8, 2006)          Fall 2007 or Spring 2008 
Spring 2007 (Duedate March, 2007)                       Spring 2008 or Fall 2008 
Fall 2007 (Duedate late September, 2007)              Fall 2008 or Spring 2009 

For Institutional Grant criteria and application, please visit the CCIE webpage at www.ccieworld.org  Only CCIE member colleges who are current with their dues will be eligible to participate in either competition. 

Student Scholarships: The Student Scholarship Competition for scholarships ranging from $ 250 - $ 1500 will be available for students participating in a CCIE member college semester-or quarter length program for Spring 2007 or 2008, Fall 2007 or 2008.  For Student Scholarship criteria and application, please visit the CCIE webpage at www.ccieworld.org  The deadline for the Student Scholarship Applications is November 15.

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CCIE OCTOBER CONFERENCE: CALL FOR PAPERS AND REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

California Colleges for International Education (CCIE) announces the 3rd Biennial Conference, October 5-7 in Fremont, California at the Fremont Marriott Hotel. The 2006 CCIE Conference will be co-hosted by NCAGE: Northern California Advocates for Global Education; SOCCIS: Southern California Consortium for International Studies and CIES (Comparative and International Education Society) Western Region.
Key-Note and Special Speakers that are confirmed are: Dr. Lou Albert, President, Pima Community College, Robert Henry, Legal Expert on Study Abroad, Val Rust, U.C.L.A..
CALL FOR PAPERS: Send to Rosalind Raby at rabyrl@aol.com

Individual Paper Proposals: Send a 100-150 word abstract along with the following information: name, address, affiliation, email address, telephone & fax number.
Panel Proposals: Send a 100-word overview, listing all participants including contact information (name, address, affiliation, email address, telephone, and fax number).
Pre-Registration at a special rate is now open. There are three opportunities to register for this conference. We have a pre-summer rate of $ 150 until June 30. From July 1 - September 1, there will be a pre-registration rate of $ 165 and after September 1 the rate is $ 200.
To register, please go to http://www.ohlone.edu/org/foundation/ccie/
 

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CCIE-KOREA SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS FOR FALL 2006

The CCIE Soonchunhyang University Fall Semester Scholarship Recipients for Fall 2006 are: Guangtian Zhu (CCSF); Ava Stanko (El Camino); Ye Win Hliang (CCSF); Alexia Reilly (Pierce/CSUN); Bianca Schilling (CCSF); Alberto Villasenor (El Camino)
Congratulations to all!
Applications for the Spring 2007 semester will be due in October.

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CIEE INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SEMINAR & PING FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS

The Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE) will hold a series of International Summer Seminars in various countries for 2006. Four CCIE member faculty/staff were accepted to these prestigious seminars. Unfortunately, two needed to withdraw their applications due to lack of funding (Robert Pielke, El Camino and John O’Neill, Mission). The two recipients that will attend the CIEE Seminars are:

  • Judy Kawamoto, City College of San Francisco who will be participating on the South Africa Seminar
  • Renee Kilmer, Cabrillo College, who will be participating on the Hungary/Czech Republic Seminar.
Renee Kilmer was granted a Ping Fellowship for the program. Renee is one of 10 individuals nationwide who received this honor and was one of two community college recipients. Congratulations to all!

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SEEKING CCIE COLLEGES TO PARTICIPATE IN EXCHANGE PROGRAM WITH SOONCHUNHYANG UNIVERSITY IN KOREA

 

CCIE will begin it’s 1st full exchange program with Soonchunhyang University in Fall, 2006.  The stipulations of the exchange are:

a) All students will remain enrolled as regular degree candidates at the home institution and pay regular tuition and student fees to the home institution

            b) All students must maintain full-time status while at the host institution

c) Application fees will be waived

            d) Students will pay for their own books and materials.

e) The Host institution will find, arrange, and cover the costs for the  accommodation in dorms, homestays or other locations. 

            f) Students will provide their own health insurance and visa requirements

Each CCIE member college will accept one or two Korean students each semester.  Students will take ESL and basic English courses.  For those CCIE colleges that do not offer I-20s, the Korean students will enroll in academic classes to receive their F-1 visa.

If your college is interested in accepting one or two Korean students for study for Fall Semester 2006 or Spring Semester 2007, please contact Rosalind at rabyrl@aol.com

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IIENEtwork.org SPECIAL FEATURE ON STUDY ABROAD FOR STUDENTS OF COLOR

IIENetwork.org has posted several articles related to breaking the barriers to study abroad for students of color and other minoirities, along with alist of useful shcolarship resources. To access, visit: www.iienetwork.org/?p=Diversity.

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STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS FOR THAILAND WITH THE FIRST GLOBAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN NONGKHAI

Colleges that may be interested in low cost study abroad programs to Thailand now have the chance to work with First Global Community College in Nongkhai, on the Mekong River in the far northeast of the country. A group from Cal Poly, SLO is there at present, another group from Santa Barbara City College will visit in July to study film making. A program for four weeks in a variety of disciplines can be arranged, with prices including airfare being less than $2500. Nongkhai is a pleasant, quiet city, located across the river from Vientiane, Laos. It was rated as one of the best places for Americans to retire several years ago by the AARP. FGCC has excellent connections with Laos and the National University of Laos, and has university connections that make it possible to add educational and study time in Bangkok or other cities around Thailand. For information contact Don Culton at 310 745-4243.

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CELDA CONSORTIUM SEEKS FUNDING FOR LATINO STUDENTS STUDYING ABROAD

CCIE members are invited to a meeting on June 14 at Loyola Marymont University to learn about a Consortium called CELDA whose mission will focus strictly on obtaining more funding to increase the number of college and university students (especially Latinos) studying abroad. The June 14 meeting will also introduce information about the TREK project which will provide funding for 300 participants in August 2006 ($360,000) and for several thousand students in 2007 (Several Million$). TREK Participants will be able to study in summer 2006 in Guadalajara and Cuernavaca or Antigua Guatemala. Expectations are that the number of study abroad sites in 2007 will be increased both in the United States and in Latin America. For additional information on the TREK project: http://www.uhv.edu/study_abroad/mexico.asp. For additional information, contact Vic Padelford, Director of Special Projects, University of Houston-Victoria at padelfordv@uhv.edu. For confirmation of attendance at the June 14 meeting, please RSVP to SpecialProj@uhv.edu

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CCIE College Spotlight: Glendale College, IIE Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education: Honorable Mention

IIE announced the 2006 Heiskell Awards for Innovation in International Education. Seven U.S. Campuses were recognized for outstanding International Initiatives. Honorable Mention was given to Glendale Community College for their “The Baja California Field Studies Program: Field Based International Education for Community College Students.” For more information on Glendale’s Award winning program and for special opportunities for CCIE member colleges to use the Glendale Field Station in Baja, please contact Jose Mercade at jmercade@glendale.edu
The winning programs are featured on in the spring 2006 edition of IIENetworker magazine, as well as on IIENetwork's "Best Practices in Internationalization" website at: http://www.iienetwork.org/?p=26627

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General CCIE Information

International Business Student Exchange program with Ecole des Sciences et Techniques Commerciales in Marseille, France

ESTC is a fully accredited higher education school of business located in the French Mediterranean city of Marseille.  They offer International Business courses at the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree levels, as well as paid internships in local companies.  ESTC is a certified testing center for the TOEIC and TFI (Test de Francais International).  CCIE Member colleges have an unique opportunity to work directly with ESTC in broadening their international business certificate and degree programs.  If your college is interested in establishing an exchange program with ESTC, please contact Parma O’Bar, International Program Coordinator at parmaobar@estc.fr 

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  DIVERSE STUDY ABROAD LOCALS

Please visit the new CCIE web-page www.ccieworld.org for updates on member Study Abroad Programs.  Please send any updates for FALL 2006, WINTER 2007, SPRING 2007 - to Rosalind by April 15. Inclusion in the CCIE web-page is open only to those colleges who are current with their dues.

PLEASE CHECK THE CCIE WEB-PAGE TO MAKE SURE THAT THE INFORMATION ON YOUR PROGRAMS IS CORRECT AND UP-TO-DATE 
 

FALL SEMESTER 2006

Australia: Sierra

Austria: Sierra

Chile/Argentina: Santa Barbara

China/Vietnam: Santa Barbara 
 

WINTER BREAK 2006/2007

Australia: Santa Barbara; Santa Monica

Australia/New Zealand: El Camino

Egypt: West Valley/Mission CCD

New Zealand: Glendale 
 

SPRING SEMESTER 2007

Australia: Santa Rosa

Chile - Long Beach

China - State Center

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SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES JUST FOR CCIE MEMBER COLLEGES
 

                    

  • CEA (Cultural Experiences Abroad):
  • Latin Culture Immersion Study Abroad or Internship/Volunteer Work Scholarships:

www.fastforward.com.br.  1 scholarship for 50% discount on any program and 10% off all programs to everyone who mentions the CCIE web-site and who are student in a CCIE member college

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UPCOMING EVENTS & SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES

CCIE has a section on www.ccieworld.org that lists various scholarship opportunities for students studying abroad and for international students studying at California community colleges.  Please send information on any scholarship that your students have been rewarded that assist them gain international literacy skills.

CCIE has a section on www.ccieworld.org that lists various scholarship opportunities for students studying abroad and for international students studying at California community colleges.  Please send information on any scholarship that your students have been rewarded that assist them gain international literacy skills.

Upcoming Scholarship Deadlines

              Gillman Scholarships  DEADLINE for Fall, 2006: APRIL 4

      http://www.iie.org/gilman

              Freeman Scholarships  DEADLINE for Fall, 2006: APRIL 5

www.sit.edu/studyabroad/sit_freeman.html  or www.iie.org/freeman-asia

    NSEP Boren Undergraduate Scholarships for Study Abroad: DEADLINE for

            Fall, 2006 is February 10, 2006.

www.iie.org/programs/nsep/preferences.htm  
 

UPCOMING EVENTS

June 21-22: Community College Toolkit for International Recruitment at Georgetown University in Washington DC. For on-line registration: https://apps2.collegeboard.com/olrWebApp/olrWebApp/meetingDetail.do?meetingID=0160606213

October 5 - 7: CCIE Conference.  Fremont Marriott Hotel (near Oakland). 

November 1-3: NAFSA Region XII Conference. Las Vegas, Flamingo Hilton. http://www.region12.nafsa.org/

November 16-19: ACTFL Conference “Discovering the Future . . . Discover Languages!” at the Nashville Convention Center and Renaissance Nashville Hotel. http://www.actfl.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=4302

November 16: CCIE Annual Conference at the CCLC Convention


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CCIE Corporate Sponsorship provided by:

 

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      www.globaledonline.com

mailto:parmaobar@estc.frThank you! 


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CCIE DUES FOR 2005-2006

CCIE understands that all the California community colleges are facing a budget crisis, but we urge you to remember CCIE by paying your 2004-2005 dues promptly.  It is critical that every member be current with their dues in order for CCIE to continue to support activities such as the Newsletter, Web-Page, Workshops, and Student Scholarships.  If your college has not already paid their dues, please make sure that the paperwork is being processed.  CCIE gives each of you our sincere thanks for your continued support for CCIE.  As a way to thank our member colleges, we are listing colleges who are current with their 2005-2006 Dues.  To be included in our next list, we ask that you process your CCIE invoice as soon as possible. 

Cabrillo; Cerritos; Citrus; Coast CCD; Contra Costa CCD; College of the Desert; El Camino; Foothill/DeAnza CCD (for 05/06 and 06/07); Glendale; Lake Tahoe; Los Angeles Harbor; Los Angeles Valley; Long Beach; Los Rios CCD; Marin; Mt. San Antonio; Monterey Peninsula; Napa Valley; North Orange Co. CCD; Ohlone; Rio Hondo; Riverside CCD; San Diego CCD; San Francisco (for 05/06 and 06/07); Santa Barbara; Santa Clarita; Santa Rosa (for 05/06 and 06/07); Sierra; Siskiyous; Solano; State Center CCD (for 05/06 and 06/07); West Valley/Mission CCD

Thank you for processing the 06/07 dues as well! 

 

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BENEFITS OF COLLEGE & DISTRICT CCIE MEMBERSHIP

Members of full status are entitled to:

a) ability to vote in all elections and to enjoy other rights and privileges accord to all members; b) access of CCIE Website and inclusion of college / institution in Website; c) access to a collaborative network of community colleges who are devoted to international / intercultural education; d) access to CCIE thematic workshops at reduced rates (TBA); e) access to the CCIE International Negations Modules Project (INMP); f) access to technical assistance team on global competence and its development on community college campuses; g) eligibility for CCIE faculty and staff grants; h) eligibility for CCIE student scholarships; I) eligibility for officer positions; j) inclusion in CCIE annual reports that documents the individual activities of member colleges and which is shared with colleges and organizations throughout the state and nationally; k) inclusion of College in CCIE list-serve; l) participate in the annual business meeting; m) receipt of CCIE on-line monthly newsletter; n) receipt of the CCIE quarterly Directory of Study Abroad Programs; o) receipt to reports and publications prepared by CCIE experts; p) reduced CCIE conference fees.

 
Please Support CCIE With Your Active Participation!