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Contributed by Rachel Gould on 01/20/2013
Submission deadlines for short-term, faculty-led courses to be taught abroad in 2013-14 are approaching. Any faculty member interested in leading such a course abroad during the winter session of 2014, spring break 2014, or summer 2014 is encouraged to be in touch with the Office of International Programs to begin discussing ideas for such programs.
We are happy to meet with faculty and staff individually to discuss questions or review the program design and proposal process. Please contact Rachel Cullenen at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or to schedule a time to meet.
Faculty and staff members can find information on College policy and procedure regarding international travel with students in the publication Procedures for Developing and Implementing Short-term Study and Educational Travel Abroad at Ithaca College.
The first workshop, to be held February 6, will familiarize faculty with the program planning and development process, proposal submission, safety & security measures, risk management, best practice, as well as other relevant topics. A panel of faculty members who have successfully lead programs abroad will share their experience and suggestions.
The second workshop, to be held April 11, is being led by William P. Hoye, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of IES Abroad. Mr. Hoye is a leading scholar, legal mind and experienced higher education administrator who regularly offers these workshops at college and universities nationwide This interactive workshop will focus on legal and risk management issues relevant to those wishing to take students abroad for short-term international experiences.
Light refreshments will be provided at both workshops. Please note that these will present different information, and thus those interested in leading student groups abroad are encouraged to attend both sessions.
If you are interested in attending either workshop, please RSVP to Rachel Cullenen in the OIP at email@example.com or 274-1676.
Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact the Office of International Programs at firstname.lastname@example.org or (607) 274-3306. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.