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PCC Faculty Internationalization Grants

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The Internationalization Steering Committee (ISC) is happy to announce another cycle of mini-grants, directly from PCC! The deadline is January 30. Please read the complete guidelines, then contact Ron Bekey, ISC Chair, rbekey@pcc.edu to discuss your idea before completing the application.


  • Available to both Full-Time and Part-Time Faculty

  • Projects can be modification of course materials, new course materials, or another project that adds an internationalization component or international focus to a course. We encourage you to be creative!

  • The award amount is $500.

Feel free to email me (rbekey@pcc.edu) if you want help coming up with an idea. Internationalization is possible in every course!

This is a great opportunity for both part-time and full-time PCC faculty!

Upcoming Events through PCC: Fall 2021

November 12, 10am-noon: ISC (Internationalization Steering Committee) monthly meeting. All faculty and staff welcome! Contact Ron Bekey to get an invitation and the Zoom link.

November 18, noon-1pm: International Speaker Series: “Samba as a window into Afro-Brazilian identity”: Ana Carla Laidley. Limited amount of funding for part-time instructors. Details above. To get the Zoom link, register here.

November 19, 10am-noon: Internationalization Workshop. Support your fellow faculty and learn how to apply for an Internationalization grant! Limited amount of funding for part-time instructors. Details above. To get the Zoom link, register here .

November 30, 11am-noon: “The Use and Abuse of History in Japan and Korea”. Dr. Kenneth Ruoff, Professor of History and Director of the Center for Japanese Studies at Portland State University. Guest speaker in HST 107, faculty welcome. Contact Sylvia Gray (sgray@pcc.edu) if you would like to attend.

December 2, 1pm-2:50pm: “South Korea”. Dr. Clint Work of 38 North speaks about South Korea (and North Korea). Guest speaker in INTL 201, faculty welcome. Contact Amber Hicks (amber.hicks15@pcc.edu) if you would like to attend.

Speed Culturing with Zoom

Even though your classes are online, you can still connect with students from other cultures!

See our new Speed Culturing with Zoom handout for details.

Online events: Many opportunities to stay engaged!

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