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NIU hosted faculty from the Anhui University of Finance and Economics (AUFE), mainland China, during the fall 2015 semester. The International Training Office was instrumental in designing and administering the program for the delegation of six Chinese scholars, which was focused on cultural exchange and professional development. Because of this focus, the International Training Office...
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As English becomes the “lingua franca of the world” – the language spoken throughout international power circles of business and politics – countries with different native tongues want to ensure their children are prepared. That list includes Ecuador, where profits from its vast oil resources help to fund tuition-free professional development in the United States...
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Are there ways in which you typically welcome people into your home in your culture/tradition? Come to Chai Chat to eat, relax and share what feeling welcome means to you and what NIU can do to make you feel more welcome here. The Counseling & Student Development Center, in collaboration with the International Student &...
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“Global Communiversity” is the focus of this year’s International Education Week on campus, which begins Monday, Nov. 11, and runs through Friday, Nov. 15. Sponsored by the Division of International Programs, the goal of the week of special activities is to draw attention to NIU’s increasing global profile, said Deborah Pierce, associate vice president for International Affairs....
A scene from the ELS International Education Week dinner at Barsema Hall
The NIU College of Business again partnered with the ELS Language Center at NIU and the FLRP program to sponsor the second annual International Dance and Global Village Potluck on the final day of International Education Week. More than 300 members of the NIU, ELS and DeKalb community were welcomed Friday, Nov. 16, into Barsema...
“Celebrating Global NIU” is the focus of this year’s International Education Week on campus, which begins today (Nov. 12) and runs through Friday. Sponsored by the Division of International Programs, the goal of the week of special activities is to draw attention to NIU’s increasing global profile, said Deborah Pierce, associate provost for International Programs. NIU is...
Deb Pierce chats with NIU’s visitors from China.
More than 60 delegates from 32 Chinese universities visited the NIU campus Monday, June 4, to gather information regarding higher education for high-level Chinese dignitaries interested in learning more about NIU. In collaboration with ELS Language Centers, NIU hosted the delegation, coordinated by the U.S. Embassy in Beijing and the China Education Association for International...
ELS Language Centers (ELS), which opened its DeKalb location last September, will celebrate that milestone with a grand opening event at noon Friday, Feb. 11, in the Sky Room of the Holmes Student Center. Mark Harris, president and CEO of ELS Educational Services, and Alexandra (Sasha) Zilovic, vice president of North American Operations & Business...
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ELS Language Centers (ELS) is pleased to join the NIU community and to contribute to the international diversity of the region.  Opening this month, ELS offers multiple levels of English as a Second Language (ESL) to international students from abroad. The third floor of the Student Health Services building is home to ELS with offices, classrooms and...