The College of the Ozarks Patriotic Education Travel Program to Viet Nam: A Vietnam-Era Veteran Responds

I received a number of comments in response to my recent article entitled A “Patriotic” Education Study Abroad Program in Viet Nam: God Bless America, Right or Wrong!, mostly from US veterans of the war in Viet Nam, or "Vietnam-era" veterans.  One who falls into the latter category decided to take it one step further … Continue reading The College of the Ozarks Patriotic Education Travel Program to Viet Nam: A Vietnam-Era Veteran Responds

HATCH! Fair the Fifth: Hanoi – Danang – HCMC

I had a great time at the the fifth HATCH! Fair in Hanoi.  I was there for part of the pitching competition in which young entrepreneurs have three (3) minutes to pitch their businesses to a jury board.  (Yes, it's exactly three minutes.  They run a tight ship!)  There are three (3) more minutes for … Continue reading HATCH! Fair the Fifth: Hanoi – Danang – HCMC

Global Learning in a Time of Increased Xenophobia and Extreme Nationalism

This is the title of an upcoming webinar that is the first in NAFSA's Academic Programs six-part Architecture for Global Learning - Series II.  Here is a brief description: Many institutions integrate global learning into curricula and co-curricular programming with the goal of producing graduates capable of contributing solutions to global problems. However, institutional leaders, … Continue reading Global Learning in a Time of Increased Xenophobia and Extreme Nationalism

Summer 2017 VietAbroader Study Abroad Camp (VASAC) in HCMC & Hanoi

Dear Friends & Colleagues, I'm pleased to share with you information about the summer 2017 VietAbroader Study Abroad Camps (VASAC) in mid-July.  These events are different than in years past because they will last for four (4) days instead of one (1). For those of you who don't about VietAbroader (VA), whose slogan is Empower … Continue reading Summer 2017 VietAbroader Study Abroad Camp (VASAC) in HCMC & Hanoi

The 2nd Annual Strategic Recruitment Workshop in Viet Nam: June 2017

Below is some information about a Strategic Recruitment Workshop that I'll be leading next June in Dalat, Viet Nam.  Please follow this link to the Capstone Vietnam website for additional information, including schedule, cost, and online registration. Invitation After a very successful first Strategic Recruitment Workshop last June in Phan Thiet, we have decided to organize … Continue reading The 2nd Annual Strategic Recruitment Workshop in Viet Nam: June 2017

1st Viet Nam Strategic Recruitment Retreat

My staff and I recently organized a Strategic Recruitment Retreat in Phan Thiet for a select group of US higher education colleagues representing four-year institutions, both public and private, and community colleges from seven (7) states. What they have in common is their desire to welcome more Vietnamese students to their campuses and communities. The … Continue reading 1st Viet Nam Strategic Recruitment Retreat