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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 26, 2003

Birmingham-Southern receives grant for international education symposium

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Birmingham-Southern College has received a $16,500 grant from the Global Partners Project to host a two-day symposium in June 2004 focusing on best practices in pre-departure and re-orientation programs for students who study abroad.

Participants will include representatives from the 42 colleges

The grant will allow BSC to host a two-day symposium in June 2004 on best practices in pre-departure and re-orientation programs for students who study abroad. Attendees will include representatives from the 42 colleges and universities in the Global Partners Consortium. The consortium is made up of institutions from the Associated Colleges of the South, the Associated Colleges of the Midwest, and the Great Lakes Colleges Association.

The symposium will feature presentations and roundtable discussions and a final paper will be published with the results of the meeting. For more information, contact Anne Ledvina, BSC's associate director of international programs, at 226-7722 or aledvina@bsc.edu.

 

 
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