The following "breaking news" bulletin issued by Ware Immigration, a well-known firm in the field that has been practicing immigration & nationality law since 1982, is the most spot-on characterization I've seen so far of the 6 July 2020 ICE (Student and Exchange Visitor Program/SEVP) ruling that Students attending schools operating entirely online may not … Continue reading “New ICE Policy Cuts Students, Schools Off at the Knees”
I enjoyed participating in this recent webinar with my colleague, Ngoc Anh, Capstone's Hanoi-based educational services manager. Although it started at the end of a long day, Viet Nam time, we were both energized by the content and the many excellent questions we received from colleagues. The E20 Series is a collaboration between Branta … Continue reading E20 Webinar: “Vietnamese Student Recruitment in the Time of COVID-19”
UPDATE: The NAFSA 2020 annual conference was canceled, for obvious reasons. 5th Annual Viet Nam Recruitment Seminar at NAFSA 2020 in St. Louis. It will take place from 9-11 a.m. on Tuesday, 26 May in St. Louis. Location TBA. Co-sponsor: Study in the USA. Pathway Programs: State of Play Today and Projections for the Future … Continue reading Upcoming Presentations in 2020
UPDATE: The NAFSA 2020 annual conference was canceled, for obvious reasons. 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 to be held on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 in St. Louis, MO. (NOTE: This assumes, of course, that the conference … Continue reading Mark Ashwill to Lead 5th Annual Viet Nam Recruitment Seminar at NAFSA 2020
Putting on my managing director's and co-founder's hats, I just wanted to say how much my staff and I enjoy working with the good folks at Study in the USA. I'm a great believer in honor by association and that's exactly what you'll see when you check out the list of Study in the USA … Continue reading Capstone Pleased to Be a Study in the USA Partner
Wishing all of you a very Happy, Healthy, Rewarding, & Peaceful Year of the Rat! Chúc mừng Năm mới hạnh phúc, mạnh khỏe, vui vẻ, thành công và an lành! Shalom (שלום), MAA
I am honored to be mentioned as a contributor under Sources for Insights: List of Think Tanks and Thinkers for the Ho Chi Minh City Peace & Development Foundation (HPDF), an organization within the Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations (HUFO). HPDF was founded by Madame Tôn Nữ Thị Ninh, President, HCMC Peace and Development Foundation, … Continue reading HPDF List of Think Tanks and Thinkers
In the spirit of digital minimalism, my presence on social media is limited. In addition to LinkedIn, which I visit occasionally to mine the occasional nugget of gold in the midst of a vast expanse of ore, I have a Facebook account for my work (sorry, no pics of my latest restaurant meal!) and this … Continue reading The New & Improved IEVN Blog
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Dear Friends & Colleagues, Wishing all of you and your families a joyous holiday season and a New Year filled with peace, love and happiness! While Viet Nam is predominantly a Buddhist country, there are Christmas trees and decorations everywhere and many people get in the holiday spirit. This includes thousands of people milling around … Continue reading Season’s Greetings from MAA & Capstone Vietnam!