The 7th “Engaging with Vietnam – An Interdisciplinary Dialogue” Conference

 in combination with The First Vietnam-US Higher Education Forum I am pleased to share this announcement from the organizers of The 7th "Engaging with Vietnam - An Interdisciplinary Dialogue" Conference in combination with The First Vietnam-US Higher Education Forum. This two-day event will attract Vietnam scholars and other experts from Vietnam and all over the … Continue reading The 7th “Engaging with Vietnam – An Interdisciplinary Dialogue” Conference

Taking Vietnam to the Next Level: The Role of Education

I recently had the opportunity to speak to members of UPCEA at its 100th annual conference and post-conference international briefing with a focus on Southeast Asia: Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam - Higher Education in Context.  The University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) is the leading association for professional, continuing, and online education in the US. … Continue reading Taking Vietnam to the Next Level: The Role of Education

“International Universities – My Visit to Vietnam”

Below is a post from Kurt Linberg's blog, Higher education: Are we making the grade?  Dr. Linberg visited Vietnam last year as a member of a delegation from The College of St. Scholastica (Duluth, MN), where he was Dean of the School of Business and Technology.  (The other members were Dr. Larry Goodwin, President, and Mr. Thomas Homan, … Continue reading “International Universities – My Visit to Vietnam”

2014 Vietnam Engineering Education Conference (VEEC)

The 2014 HEEAP Alliance Partners and Arizona State University will host the 2nd annual Vietnam Engineering Education Conference (VEEC) on March 25-26, 2014 in Ho Chi Minh City. VEEC 2014 is a major event bringing together global industry, government and academic professionals to discuss transformative ideas and solutions to engineering and technical education programs in … Continue reading 2014 Vietnam Engineering Education Conference (VEEC)

At 30,000 Feet All I See Are Alumni

Below is a guest post from Marguerite Dennis, who has been recruiting internationally for over 25 years, first at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. and then at Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts.  Those colleges and universities that have dedicated and active alumni certainly have a competitive advantage over those that don't in terms of student recruitment and exploring … Continue reading At 30,000 Feet All I See Are Alumni

Guest Post: A U.S. Colleague’s Perspective on Vietnamese Students

I’ve been involved in international education for a long time, having lived and worked in both the U.S. and overseas. I love what I do. I get to travel the world, meet wonderful students, supportive parents, and dedicated colleagues who are also interested in international education. In all of my years of travel, however, I had never … Continue reading Guest Post: A U.S. Colleague’s Perspective on Vietnamese Students

IIE Selects Five U.S. Universities for Partnership Program with Vietnam

Thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of State’s Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), five U.S. universities will have the opportunity to incorporate Vietnam into their internationalization strategies and develop partnerships with counterparts in Vietnam in the coming academic year – with the assistance of the Institute of International Education (IIE). The … Continue reading IIE Selects Five U.S. Universities for Partnership Program with Vietnam