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Upcoming Events: Spring 2022

May 10, 12noon-1pm: International Speaker Series
Growing up in Ukraine: Reflections and Current Perspectives:
Tatiana Terdal
Event is over but you can watch the video here.

May 18, 11am-1pm: Focus Awards Ceremony (register here!)
Please join us to support your fellow students earning these awards! Dr. Natan Meir from PSU will talk about the situation in Ukraine. We will also have Andalusian music from PCC instructor Julia Banzi.

May 20, 1pm-3pm: Internationalization Workshop (register here!)
Learn how to add an internationalization component to your course, and how to apply for a mini-grant! There will be a workshop each term this year. Two PCC faculty members will talk about the projects they completed last year with funding from ISC Internationalization grants. The presentations will be followed by a brainstorming session where faculty can share ideas for adding an international component to one of their courses, and an explanation of the ISC and NIEA mini-grant opportunities.

May 31: Application deadline for NIEA mini-grants. Both full-time and part-time instructors are eligible. Grant applications can be found at https://nieawa.org/mini-grants/ . Applicants are encouraged to discuss their idea with ISC Chair Ron Bekey at rbekey@pcc.edu before submitting an application. PCC is an active member of the NIEA, which consists of 14 colleges in the Northwest.

June 10, 1pm-3pm: ISC monthly meeting (Internationalization Steering Committee)
All faculty and staff welcome! Email rbekey@pcc.edu to get the zoom link.

Internationalization Grants

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PCC Mini-grants for Internationalization: One left, apply ASAP!

  • Available to both Full-Time and Part-Time Faculty
  • Get $500 to add an internationalization component to a course!
  • One more grant available for this academic year, but work must be completed before the end of May
  • Additional grants available from NIEA – see below!

Please read the guidelines, then contact Ron Bekey, ISC Chair, rbekey@pcc.edu to discuss your idea before completing the application. Feel free to reach out if you want help coming up with an idea. Internationalization is possible in every course!

NIEA Mini-Grants for Internationalization: Due May 31

  • Both full-time and part-time faculty are eligible. 
  • Get $500-$1500 for internationalizing a course!
  • Grant applications can be found at https://nieawa.org/mini-grants/
  • Applications are due on May 31. 
  • Applicants have one year to develop the materials and present them in a class.

Applicants are encouraged to discuss their idea with ISC Chair Ron Bekey at rbekey@pcc.edu before submitting an application. PCC is an active member of the NIEA, which consists of 14 colleges in the Northwest. For more information contact Ron Bekey at rbekey@pcc.edu or Alicia Adams at alicia.adams3@pcc.edu .

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.

Also check out the  Talk Time Cafe and ESOL Club.

Online events: Many opportunities to stay engaged!

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