Last Chance to Register for 2021 ACE/AIEA Collaborative on International Student Inclusion and Success
February 08, 2021

​Registration closes Feb. 10 for “Toward Greater Inclusion and Success: A New Compact for International Students,” which will take place virtually Feb. 12, 2021.

This year’s ACE/AIEA Internationalization Collaborative will feature the release of a new ACE report, also titled “Toward Greater Inclusion and Success: A New Compact for International Students,” setting forth a vision that defines success in terms of student, institutional, and societal outcomes. It proposes a framework of key strategies and practical approaches for institutions to establish a life-long relationship with international students, ensure they thrive academically and socially while on campus, and are well-prepared for careers and life upon graduation.

Collaborative speakers will include:

  • Omolabake Fakunle, teaching fellow in education, The University of Edinburgh
  • Karin Fischer (moderator), contributing writer, The Chronicle of Higher Education
  • ​Michael Groh, vice president for equity and diversity, University of Minnesota​
  • Meera Komarraju, professor and provost, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • Jesse Lutabingwa, associate vice chancellor and professor of public administration, Appalachian State University
  • Thuy Thi Nguyen, president, Foothill College  
  • Nellie Pharr-Maletta, assistant director of International Student Services, Community College of Baltimore County
  • Diane Weisz Young, regional educational advising coordinator. EducationUSA
  • Junchi Zhang, graduate assistant of the Office of International Affairs, Lehigh University​​

Plenary sessions will focus on the research findings, their implications for practice, and strategies for building campus-wide commitment. Break-out sessions will provide the opportunity for in-depth discussion among participants and sharing good practices.  

Participants will have access to the new ACE report in advance of the conference, as well as related resources and opportunities for ongoing networking on ACE Engage®, ACE’s peer-to-peer online community and learning platform.

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This event will take place online. A link to join the event will be sent to you after you register.

Please note that a separate registration is required for the AIEA Annual Conference​.