Diversity Abroad: The First in My Family to Study Abroad – Perspectives from Three First-Generation College Students

By Abby Miller, ISA Senior Regional Director “First-generation college student” is a term we hear more and more often in the international education community. According to the Federal Trio Programs, a first-generation college student is defined as an individual whose … Continue reading Diversity Abroad: The First in My Family to Study Abroad – Perspectives from Three First-Generation College Students

What to read next: 15 ISA CP Student & Class Blogs

The 2013-2014 academic year marked ISA’s Custom Programs’ 15th year in service to U.S. universities for their faculty-led and partnerships study abroad programming. Thank you for joining us for this series of 15 things as you imagine, develop, and implement your own custom programs abroad. 1. Becca Schwecke – University of Minnesota in Cape Town 2014 A favorite post on Becca’s blog about finding her Ubuntu is titled The Little Things, highlighting some of the joys, nuances, and disparities she experienced in South Africa. 2. Dr. David Bartholomae – University of Pittsburgh Pitt MAP: Brazil, India, & China 2013 David … Continue reading What to read next: 15 ISA CP Student & Class Blogs

15 Game-Changing Custom Programs

ISA’s Custom Programs division is celebrating its 15th year in service to U.S. universities for their faculty-led and partnerships study abroad programming. Join us for this series of 15 things as you imagine, develop, and implement your own custom programs abroad. 1. Arizona State University Sustainability in Morocco and Spain ASU’s Sustainable Development across the Mediterranean in Spain and Morocco takes students on a slam dunk of a trip through the historic cities and diverse countryside of Morocco and Spain to understand the political and social context of sustainable development and energy transitions. As a part of this ISA custom … Continue reading 15 Game-Changing Custom Programs

Fall & Academic Year Scholarship Winners Announced

ISA is pleased to announce the Fall semester and Academic Year scholarship winners! ISA Diversity Scholarship: Charles Schmidt, University of Denver, Brussels Fall 1 Tvrtko Vrdoljak, St. Francis College, Barcelona Fall 2 Dr. Carlos E. Castañeda Memorial Scholarship: Farnaz Alimehri, Regis University, Brussels Fall 1 Jodi Brenner, University of California, Davis, Barcelona Fall 1 Jenna Diederich, University of Texas- Arlington, Paris Fall 2A Megan Larsen, University of Colorado, Boulder, Valparaiso & Viña del Mar Fall 5 Leslie Martinez, Texas A&M International University, Shanghai Fall 2 Hannah Moyer, Moravian College, Granada Fall 2 Melanie Payne, Bethel University Minnesota, Buenos Aires Fall … Continue reading Fall & Academic Year Scholarship Winners Announced

The 12 Days of Custom Programs: 22 Amazing Programs Underneath the Tree

Brendan Richardson is a Program Manager in ISA‘s Custom Programs [CP] division and a contributor to ISA Today as a part of ‘The 12 Days of Custom Programs‘ Series. On the twelfth day of Christmas, ISA CP gave to me: 22 faculty-led programs underneath my tree! We hope you have enjoyed unwrapping The 12 days of Custom Programs as much as we have enjoyed compiling them for you.  Here is the list of all of our featured custom programs, but check out our website for new additions and application deadline extension!  Happy Holidays from ISA CP! Urban Imagination in 19th … Continue reading The 12 Days of Custom Programs: 22 Amazing Programs Underneath the Tree

The 12 Days of Custom Programs: Energy & Sustainability

Brendan Richardson is a Program Manager in ISA‘s Custom Programs [CP] division and a contributor to ISA Today as a part of ‘The 12 Days of Custom Programs‘ Series. On the tenth day of Christmas, ISA CP gave to me: programs to help keep me eco-friendly Santa Claus was “green” before it was cool; he’s used reindeer to deliver presents to the children of the world for centuries now.  By participating in this ISA Custom Program, students will examine how Europe and North Africa will generate solar power for millions of people. Energy, Sustainability, and Development in Morocco and Spain … Continue reading The 12 Days of Custom Programs: Energy & Sustainability

Advisors’ Workshop Held at ISA Austin

ISA welcomed colleagues from 20 U.S. university for our biannual Advisors’ Workshop at our headquarters in Austin, Texas.  Thank you to all that attended! Richard Potts, Concordia University Texas Shan Jabara, Wichita State University Sarah Goolkasian, Saint Anselm College Jennifer Provizer, Metropolitan State College of Denver Darnishia Slade, Michigan Technological University Sarah Knight, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Jamie Wheeler, University of Kentucky Sarah Vatch, University of California, San Diego Rebecca Pisano, Towson University Dan McCurley, The Ohio State University Elizabeth Finanger, Luther College Karen Stepherson, University of Texas at Dallas Julia Helminiak, Colorado State University Kevin Varney, Middle Tennessee State … Continue reading Advisors’ Workshop Held at ISA Austin