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.
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
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/
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.
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:
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!
- 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.
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
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
f) Students will provide their own health insurance and visa
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
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.
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.
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:
additional information, contact Vic Padelford, Director of Special Projects, University of Houston-Victoria at
For confirmation of attendance at the June 14 meeting, please RSVP to
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
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
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
DIVERSE STUDY ABROAD
Please visit the new
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
Santa Barbara; Santa Monica
Zealand: El Camino
Australia: Santa Rosa
Chile - Long Beach
China - State Center
SPECIAL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES JUST FOR CCIE MEMBER
- CEA (Cultural Experiences Abroad):
- Latin Culture Immersion Study
Abroad or Internship/Volunteer Work Scholarships:
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
UPCOMING EVENTS & SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES
CCIE has a section on
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
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
Fall, 2006 is February 10,
June 21-22: Community College Toolkit for
International Recruitment at Georgetown University in Washington DC.
For on-line registration:
October 5 - 7: CCIE Conference. Fremont
Marriott Hotel (near Oakland).
November 1-3: NAFSA Region XII Conference.
Las Vegas, Flamingo Hilton.
November 16-19: ACTFL Conference
“Discovering the Future . . . Discover Languages!” at the Nashville
Convention Center and Renaissance Nashville Hotel.
November 16: CCIE Annual Conference at the CCLC Convention
CCIE Corporate Sponsorship
CCIE DUES FOR 2005-2006
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!
BENEFITS OF COLLEGE & DISTRICT
Members of full status are
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.
CCIE With Your Active Participation!