Successful Student Recruitment in Vietnam: Stories from the Field

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 from 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM MDT Some institutions currently active in Vietnam are achieving their recruitment goals with impressive results. This session takes a look at a U.S. high school with a boarding option, a community college, and a four-year university that have been successful recruiting high performing Vietnamese students and … Continue reading Successful Student Recruitment in Vietnam: Stories from the Field

Mark Ashwill to Lead 5th Annual Viet Nam Recruitment Seminar at NAFSA 2022

And now, a word from my employer... 😀 After two years of COVID-19 interruption, Capstone Vietnam is pleased to announce that Dr. Mark Ashwill, managing director and co-founder, will speak at an unofficial, pre-conference Viet Nam student recruitment seminar from 1-3 p.m. on May 30, 2022 in Denver, CO, USA. The Viet Nam Recruitment Seminar consists of a … Continue reading Mark Ashwill to Lead 5th Annual Viet Nam Recruitment Seminar at NAFSA 2022

Another Deal with the Devil, International Education-Style

Life is full of trade-offs, some of which involve fatally flawed moral compromises and hefty doses of personal and institutional soul-selling. -MAA This image taken from CCTV video shows Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on 2 October 2018. (Hurriyet via AP) MAA: Khashoggi's last few minutes of life. His fiancée, Hatice … Continue reading Another Deal with the Devil, International Education-Style

Happy 12th Anniversary, IEinVN!

Happy Anniversary with WordPress.com!You registered on WordPress.com 12 years ago.Thanks for flying with us. Keep up the good blogging. It's no coincidence that I started this blog two months after co-founding Capstone Vietnam, a full-service educational consulting company with offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). It was a time when I acquired more freedom … Continue reading Happy 12th Anniversary, IEinVN!

Vietnamese Billionaire to Donate $211 Million to University of Oxford College

An announcement on the International Vietnamese Academics Network's Facebook page jumped off my screen. Ly Le, who posted it, mentioned that while it was Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao's (Nguyễn Thị Phương Thảo) money and she could do what she wanted with it, she was sad for Viet Nam and for the donor. Ms. Thao is … Continue reading Vietnamese Billionaire to Donate $211 Million to University of Oxford College

Happy Birthday, Capstone Vietnam! Chúc mừng sinh nhật, Capstone Việt Nam!

Below is the English version of my message. The Vietnamese version is here: Capstone Sau 12 Năm Phát Triển: Vẫn Hướng Tới Những Tầm Cao Mới. Warm greetings from Capstone Vietnam! On Thursday, 16 September, we celebrate the latest milestone in Capstone’s distinguished and eventful history. It was the day in 2009 when a kernel … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Capstone Vietnam! Chúc mừng sinh nhật, Capstone Việt Nam!

From Viet Nam With… Inspiration

Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vietnam_in_the_world_(W3).svg Source: Wikimedia Commons I occasionally speak to US students here in Viet Nam, a pre-COVID-19 memory, and in the US via video chat. A couple of months ago, I presented to a group of marketing students at an East Coast university, an experience I thoroughly enjoyed. As part of the webinar, I created … Continue reading From Viet Nam With… Inspiration