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  • Student with study abroad goal attends State of the Union

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    Chelsey Davis, a student at Pellissippi State Community College who wants to encourage other students in community colleges to study abroad, attended the State of the Union address as a special guest of the Obama family.
  • U.S. & Mexico collaborate to increase exchange opportunities

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    Presidents Obama & Peña Nieto reaffirmed their mutual commitment to increasing exchange opportunities for American and Mexican students this week.
  • Studying and interning abroad boost employability

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    New research finds that studying and interning abroad improve students’ rankings on key skills deemed important by employers when making hiring decisions, and that international experiences were also linked to lower unemployment rates.
  • More online students participating in study abroad

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    An increasing number of online students are pursuing international experiences through study abroad and exchange programs, using the same scholarship opportunities available to their on-campus peers.

The Alliance Policy Monitor

Timely, authoritative reporting on exchange news and policy trends

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 04/17/2015 - 15:39

► EducationUSA launched its new website, which provides more resources to a broader audience of prospective international students seeking opportunities to study in the United States.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 04/17/2015 - 09:09

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 4/3/15.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis. Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.

Layth Yousif
Thu, 04/16/2015 - 09:09

EducationUSA has launched a new website to reach and inform a broader audience of prospective international students about opportunities to study in the U.S., The Pie News reports.

AuPairCare Au Pairs Brave the Winter Chill!

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Au Pairs Brave the Winter Chill!

Cultural exchange is at the core of the au pair program, and each winter provides opportunities to show au pairs from warm-weather countries what fun this season can be. AuPairCare’s Westport, CT cluster took advantage of the snow and cold and went ice skating for their monthly event. AuPairCare au pairs from Colombia, Brazil, South Africa, Germany and Switzerland gathered to skate. It was the first time skating for many of the au pairs. Skill levels varied from hugging the rail to quick learners to zipping around the rink, but everyone agreed that they had a great time!

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