IIE Study Shows That Studying Aboard Has a Direct Impact on Skills Needed for Career Success

I have long argued the benefits of study abroad for college students.  Looking back, I wish I had engaged in time overseas to study.   When I was in college, I remember few of my fellow students going overseas.   That may be surprising considering I went to American University in DC: a university that was inContinue reading “IIE Study Shows That Studying Aboard Has a Direct Impact on Skills Needed for Career Success”

Fulbright Scholar Program Competition Now Open: Applications due 8/1

By: David J. Smith, February 8, 2017 The 2018-2019 Fulbright Scholar Program competition is now open and will close on August 1, 2017.   As a Fulbrighter, I strongly recommend the experience.  You can read about my experiences since my time in Estonia in 2003 here. More information about the application process is here. ClickContinue reading “Fulbright Scholar Program Competition Now Open: Applications due 8/1”

Global Education Opportunities for Secondary Educators and Students

By: David J. Smith, January 10, 2017 The DC Center for Global Education and Leadership is a Washington, DC based not for profit offering international education opportunities for educators, primarily secondary teachers.  The group also promotes international education experiences for students. The opportunities often are often not limited to those in the DC area. If youContinue reading “Global Education Opportunities for Secondary Educators and Students”