Happy Anniversary with WordPress.com!You registered on WordPress.com 11 years ago.Thanks for flying with us. Keep up the good blogging. Wishing An International Educator in Viet Nam a Happy 11th! 2009 to 2020 is a lot of Information, Insights & (Frequently) Intrigue. Here’s to another 11 years of more of the same! It is no surprise that this blog … Continue reading Happy 11th Anniversary, IEVN!
This event is open to colleagues from secondary and postsecondary educational institutions and companies that offer ancillary services, e.g., standardized testing related to overseas study. Click on this link or the image below for more information and to register online. Shalom (שלום), MAA
Interested in recruiting Vietnamese students during the COVID-19 pandemic? Join me, my staff, and a student on 24 September for a webcast presentation and discussion. Follow this link or click on the above image for information and online registration. Shalom (שלום), MAA
And now a word from your sponsor... I'm pleased to announce Capstone Online!, a series of fee-based & free digital events that create meaningful opportunities for foreign colleagues to connect with Vietnamese students and parents, and receive live updates. Follow this link or click on the above image for more information and online registration. Shalom … Continue reading Capstone Online! New Digital Events for International Colleagues
Hot off the digital press, here is my latest essay. I kick it off with one of my favorite quotes from Senator Fulbright about international educational exchange: There is nothing obscure about the objectives of educational exchange. Its purpose is to acquaint Americans with the world as it is and to acquaint students and scholars … Continue reading Promoting Study in the USA in Trying Times
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”
Here's my latest essay for University World News. I discuss Viet Nam's extraordinary progress to date, the impact of COVID-19 on the economy and education industry, healthcare access abroad concerns, anti-Asian racism, online instruction, the importance of showing students and parents "the love," and "recruitment strategy reset" in which I list six (6) points to … Continue reading Anatomy of a perfect storm for international recruitment
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
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!