Monday, April 20, 2015

Global Engagement QEP Newsletter: OLSL Funding Recipients Announced, IFest a Success, and GE-URCA Funding Deadline Extended








Global Engagement QEP Newsletter
April 15,  2015

OLSL Funding Recipients Announced, International Festival a Success, GE-URCA Funding Deadline Extended
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OLSL Global and International Service-Learning Course Development Award Recipients Announced
Congratulations to the 2015 OLSL Global and International Service-Learning Course Development Award recipients! 

 Service-Learning Global Course Development Award

  • Professor Janet Allard, Department of Theatre, THR 481: Creating Theatre Within a Global Community
International Service-Learning Course Development Award

  • Professor Rachel Briley, Department of Theatre, THR 516: Puppetry Arts
For more information on Office of Leadership and Service-Learning faculty funding opportunities, visit http://olsl.uncg.edu/service-learning/additional-resources/
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International Festival a Success
On April 11, UNCG hosted its 33rd Annual International Festival. It was a great success, drawing, faculty, students, and community members together to celebrate diverse countries of the world and to foster multicultural awareness. 

The Global Engagement QEP was among the exhibitors, along with its trademark inflatable globe. The QEP ran a “take your #selfiewiththeglobe” campaign, which encouraged International Festival participants to learn more about global engagement at UNCG.


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GE-URCA Funding Deadline Extended
The final funding deadline for 2015-2016 Globally Engaged Undergraduate Research and Creativity Awards (GE-URCAs) has been extended to April 19, 2015. Please see link below for application information.

http://ursco.uncg.edu/funding/urca/Instructions.php
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Global Engagement Spotlight Features Dominique Brown
Check out the latest edition to our Global Engagement Spotlight featuring UNCG Scholar Dominique Brown. Dominique shared how her experience at the Global Opportunities Conference, hosted by the Global Engagement QEP in January, helped her to discover new global opportunities at UNCG.

Read about her experience at http://globalengagementqep.blogspot.com/ 

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Next CAIE's webinar “Indicators for Internationalization,” with Dr. Eva Egron-Polak
The CAIE's Secretariat invites international educators to participate in “Indicators for Internationalization,” presented by DR. EVA EGRON-POLAK, Secretary General and Executive Director of the International Association of Universities -IAU (France). This webinar will be held on April 21, 2015 at 12h00 (Montreal Time).

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To download a brochure with all International and Global funding opportunities, please visit http://www.uncg.edu/ipg/intlgebrochure.pdf
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Please direct questions to the Global Engagement Office at globalqep@uncg.edu or contact David Nelson, QEP Director, at david_nelson@uncg.edu

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