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
Capstone Vietnam is 2015 VietAbroader Conference Event Sponsor
My employer, Capstone Vietnam is the event sponsor of the 2015 VietAbroader Conferences, which will be held - for the first time ever - in seven (7) cities representing all three regions of Vietnam. These include Can Tho, Danang, Haiphong, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Hue and Nghe An. While VietAbroader (VA), Vietnam’s premier … Continue reading Capstone Vietnam is 2015 VietAbroader Conference Event Sponsor
The 10th VietAbroader Study Abroad Conferences Are Coming!
Mark your summer calendar, U.S. higher education colleagues! I’m pleased to announce that the main 2015 VietAbroader Conferences – Passing of the Torch will be held on Saturday, July 18th in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) and Sunday, July 19th in Hanoi. For the first time ever, there will also be conferences in Hue (7/10), … Continue reading The 10th VietAbroader Study Abroad Conferences Are Coming!
Happy 10th Anniversary, VietAbroader!/Chúc mừng VietAbroader nhân kỷ niệm 10 năm thành lập!
Below is a brief message of congratulations that I shared with VietAbroader (VA), Vietnam’s premier student-run non-profit organization, whose mission is to empower Vietnamese youth to contribute to the sustainable development of Vietnam. I attended VA’s Gala Night 2014 on 3 August in Hanoi. Happy 10th Anniversary, VietAbroader! Congratulations to VietAbroader on 10 years of Empowering … Continue reading Happy 10th Anniversary, VietAbroader!/Chúc mừng VietAbroader nhân kỷ niệm 10 năm thành lập!
2014 VietAbroader Summer Study Abroad Conferences
Below is a note I sent to US higher education colleagues about the summer VietAbroader Study Abroad Conferences. MAA I'm pleased to announce that the 2014 VietAbroader Conferences - Passing of the Torch will be held on Saturday, July 19th in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) and Sunday, July 20th in Hanoi. Follow this link … Continue reading 2014 VietAbroader Summer Study Abroad Conferences
2013 VACs: A-w-e-s-o-m-e! :-)
Below is a note I sent to key participants in the recent VietAbroader Study Abroad Conferences (VACs) in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) and Hanoi. Dear VietAbroaders, I just wanted to drop you a line to congratulate you on organizing two fabulously successful VACs. I had the opportunity to attend both events and was impressed by the quality, professionalism … Continue reading 2013 VACs: A-w-e-s-o-m-e! 🙂
60,000 Members & Counting!
No, I' m not referring to the number of subscribers to my humble blog but to members of VietAbroader (VA), a student-run, non-profit organization that empowers Vietnamese youth to contribute to the sustainable development of Vietnam. It was founded by a small group of Vietnamese students studying in the US at the time. Congratulations to them and the many young leaders they … Continue reading 60,000 Members & Counting!
VietAbroader Summer 2013 “Passing of the Torch” Conferences
Here's a note I recently sent to US higher education colleagues about the 2013 VietAbroader summer study abroad conferences and related institutional sponsorship opportunities: Warm greetings from Vietnam! I am writing to let you know about an outstanding sponsorship opportunity: the 2013 VietAbroader (VA) Passing of the Torch Summer Study Abroad Conferences. This is … Continue reading VietAbroader Summer 2013 “Passing of the Torch” Conferences
Determining Financial Need: Lessons from Vietnam
Many US colleges and universities, especially those with healthy endowments (i.e., highly selective liberal arts colleges but also some visionary state universities that are able to offer scholarships to international students, including by charging in-state tuition), award millions of dollars worth of merit- and need-based scholarships every year to international students. They do this for the … Continue reading Determining Financial Need: Lessons from Vietnam
VietAbroader Study Abroad Conferences: Be There or Be Square!
VietAbroader (VA) is a student-run, nonprofit that provides Vietnamese students with training and guidance to encourage them to study abroad, primarily in the U.S. The VA Study Abroad Conferences (VAC), the organization's flagship program, were launched in 2005. (I had the honor of speaking at the first Hanoi conference.) The VACs include a seminar in the … Continue reading VietAbroader Study Abroad Conferences: Be There or Be Square!
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