ACE Featured Content for Topic Group: Internationalizationhttp://www.acenet.edu/_layouts/ContentFeedGenerator/ContentFeed.ashx?Feed=TopicGroupFeaturedContent&TopicGroup=InternationalizationView all of the Internationalization News from ACEen-usCopyright , American Council on Educationdonotreply@ace.eduMon, 20 Oct 2014 17:48:59 -0500ACE News Feeds 1.0http://www.acenet.edu/PublishingImages/264x93-ACE-Print-Logo.jpgACE Featured Content for Topic Group: Internationalizationhttp://www.acenet.edu/_layouts/ContentFeedGenerator/ContentFeed.ashx?Feed=TopicGroupFeaturedContent&TopicGroup=InternationalizationTopicGroupFeaturedContenthttp://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/An-Overview-of-HED-Partnerships.aspxAn Overview of HED PartnershipsHigher Education for Development (HED) partnerships connect institutions and individuals through field work, exchanges, and joint research opportunities that often endure beyond the funding period. HED partnerships continuously educate and inform future leaders and practitioners in health, law, women’s leadership, education, business, environment, agriculture, democracy, and workforce development.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Global-Higher-Education-Could-Be-The-Rising-Tide-That-Lifts-All-Ships-Says-CIGE-Paper.aspxGlobal Higher Education Could Be “The Rising Tide That Lifts All Ships,” Says ACE PaperNew white paper from ACE’s Center for Internationalization and Global Education explores the state of global engagement of higher education and the key actors in cross-border initiatives.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/HED-Demonstrates-Global-Impact.aspxHigher Education for Development Demonstrates Its Global ImpactHigher Education for Development (HED), with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.S. Department of State, brings together U.S. and host-country higher education institutions in partnerships that build institutional and human capacity in developing countries.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/International-Briefs-for-Higher-Education-Leaders.aspxInternational Briefs for Higher Education LeadersDeveloped in partnership with the Center for International Higher Education (CIHE) at Boston College (MA), International Briefs for Higher Education Leaders will consist of two releases per year. The first will focus on a specific country and the second will focus on one aspect of global engagement.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Internationalization-Toolkit.aspxInternationalization ToolkitCIGE has collected examples of policies, programs, surveys, and other resources from participants in the Internationalization Laboratory program and other institutions. Resources are organized according to The CIGE Model for Comprehensive Internationalization, and may provide useful models for other colleges and universities as they pursue their internationalization goals.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Transatlantic-Dialogues.aspxTransatlantic DialoguesSince 1989, ACE has engaged in a series of biennial meetings with the European University Association (EUA, formerly CRE: The Association of European Universities). These invitational meetings provide an opportunity for presidents, rectors, and vice chancellors from the United States, Canada, and Europe to engage in an in-depth conversation on contemporary higher education issues.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Internationalization-in-Action.aspxInternationalization in ActionStrategies and good practices for engaging faculty in internationalization, gathered from participants in CIGE programs and other experts in the field. Examples, sample documents, and advice from a variety of institutions are included in this feature.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Center-for-Internationalization-and-Global-Engagement.aspxCenter for Internationalization and Global EngagementACE's Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement (CIGE) provides in-depth analysis of critical international education issues and administers programs and services to support higher education institutions' internationalization and global engagement strategies.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/CIGE-Model-for-Comprehensive-Internationalization.aspxCIGE Model for Comprehensive InternationalizationComprehensive internationalization, as defined by CIGE, is a strategic, coordinated process that seeks to align and integrate policies, programs, and initiatives to position colleges and universities as more globally oriented and internationally connected institutions.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/CIGE-Programs.aspxCIGE ProgramsCollaborate with CIGE experts and colleagues in the field to develop and advance internationalization initiatives on your campus. Click on the links below to learn more about our programs and how your institution can participate.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Visually-Impaired-Students-Find-Independence-Through-Mobile-Devices.aspxSuccess Story: Visually Impaired Students Find Independence Through Mobile DevicesBefore June 2012, when visually impaired students Sammy Luvonga and Silas Opanga attended classes at Kenyatta University (KU), they would bring a bulky manual brailler machine and expensive paper they purchased themselves. Today Sammy and Silas are among KU’s approximately 50 visually impaired students who have access to computers installed with special software called a screen reader.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/HED-Quarterly-Newsletters.aspxHED Quarterly NewslettersThrough quarterly newsletters, Higher Education for Development (HED) shares the successes and lessons learned of its wide range of international higher education partnerships. These partnerships are funded primarily by the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of State.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Success-Story-Entrepreneurship-Training-Inspires-Jordanian-Graduate-to-Design-Dream-Job-.aspxSuccess Story: Entrepreneurship Training Inspires Jordanian Graduate to Design Dream JobBilal Salman attended Al Quds College in Jordan, where he joined a program he says, “helps students create jobs instead of getting jobs.” The program, Community College Entrepreneurship: Integration to Incubation, began at AQC in January 2012 from a partnership between Al Quds College, Washtenaw Community College and William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan, both in Ann Arbor, Michigan.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Success-Story-Prototype-Device-Faculty-Training-to-Spur-Moroccan-Business-Productivity-.aspxSuccess Story: Prototype Device Faculty Training to Spur Moroccan Business ProductivityGetting a new product idea from the conceptualization phase to a physical model can be a slow and expensive process for entrepreneurs leading start-up companies as well as established businesses. Thanks to a U.S.-Morocco higher education collaboration project, Ecole Supérieure de Technologie d'Oujda faculty are learning to create prototypes fast to support entrepreneurship and business development.http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Success-Story-Empowering-Kenyan-Pastoral-Communities-to-Improve-Dryland-Conditions-.aspxSuccess Story: Empowering Kenyan Pastoral Communities to Improve Dryland ConditionsThe pastoralist communities of Kenya’s drylands face marginalization due to drought, climate change, and its effect on natural resources. To help these communities escape the cycle of food insecurity and poverty, Colorado State University partnered with the University of Nairobi through Higher Education for Development (HED) to establish the Center for Sustainable Dryland Ecosystems and Societies (CSDES). The project is funded by the United States Agency for International Development.