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Program for North America Mobility in Higher Education: 1997 Grantees

Business/Technology

Lead U.S. School: Buffalo State College

Partner Schools

University of Texas/Pan American (TX), Confederation College, University of Lethbridge, Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas, Universidad de Anahuac

Summary:

Develops a trilateral North American exchange program for undergraduate business students focusing on the commercial applications of technology and telecommunications in the three countries. While abroad, students will participate in academic coursework and internships. Students will spend one semester in each of the two other countries.

Contact Person:

Ben Sackmary
Business Department
Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood Avenue, Chase Hall 301
Buffalo, NY 14222
Tel: (716) 878-4239
Fax: (716) 878-5500
e-mail: sackmary@pce.net


Engineering Technology/Manufacturing

Lead U.S. School: Daytona Beach Community College (FL)

Partner Schools

Auburn University (AL), St. Clair College, University College of the Fraser Valley, Universidad de Veracruzana, Universidad Autonoma del Carmen

Summary:

Develops an exchange program for engineering and technology students focusing on technology- related issues in production and manufacturing. Coop work experiences will be integrated into the academic program abroad.

Contact Person:

Francisco Bertot
Center for International Business Education
1200 W. International Speedway
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Tel: (904) 947-3141
Fax: (904) 254-4465


Manufacturing/Environmental Engineering

Lead U.S. School: GMI Engineering & Management Institute (MI)

Partner Schools

Marshall University (WV), University of Windsor, University of New Brunswick, Universidad Autonoma de Aquascalientes, ITESM/San Luis Potsi

Summary:

Develops an exchange program to prepare automotive/manufacturing and environmental engineering students for the global workforce. The program has significant industry support, which includes the creation of internship opportunities for students while abroad.

Contact Person:

David J. Doherty
GMI Engineering & Management Institute
1700 W. Third Avenue
Flint, MI 48504-4898
Tel: (810) 762-9869
Fax: (810) 762-9755
e-mail: ddoherty@eilte.gmi.edu


Architecture

Lead U.S. School: University of Illinois/Chicago (IL)

Partner Schools

Mississippi State University (MS), University of Waterloo, University of Manitoba, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana/Azcapotzalco, Universidad Autonoma de Yucatan/Merida

Summary:

Develops an exchange program for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate architecture students to explore multi- and crosscultural issues in architectural design. The program focuses on the studio model, in which students from the three countries work together to explore these issues in diverse sites across the three countries. Students will also participate in an internship when abroad.

Contact Person:

Ellen T. Baird
University of Illinois at Chicago
College of Architecture & the Arts
929 W. Harrison Street, Room 303 JH (m/c 033)
Chicago, IL 60607-7038
Tel: (312) 996-5611
Fax: (312) 996-5378
e-mail: etbaird@uic.edu


Nursing

Lead U.S. School: Oregon Health Sciences University (OR)

Partner Schools

West Virginia University (WV), University of Alberta, University of New Brunswick, Universidad de Guanajuato, Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro

Summary:

Develops a program to prepare nursing students to engage in "culturally competent" practice. The program includes an exchange component, with both academic and clinical experiences, and a jointly developed electronic colloquium, in which students from all three countries collaborate in exploring nursing and health related issues from a trilateral perspective.

Contact Person:

Rosalie A. Caffrey
Oregon Health Sciences University
School of Nursing at SOSC
1250 Siskiyou Boulevard
Ashland, OR 97520
Tel: (541) 552-6706
Fax: (541) 552-6055
e-mail: caffrey@wpo.sosc.osshe.edu


Sustainable Development/Planning

Lead U.S. School: Pratt Institute (NY)

Partner Schools

Cornell University (NY), University of California/Los Angeles (CA), York University, University of Manitoba, University of British Columbia, Universidad de Guadalajara, CIESAS/Mexico City, Colegio de la Frontera Sur

Summary:

Promotes trilateral mobility of graduate students and professionals in sustainable community development and environmental planning. The project achieves this through information exchanges, curriculum development and distance learning, as well as student mobility.

Contact Person:

Thomas Angotti
Pratt Institute
Graduate Center for Planning
200 Willoughby Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Tel: (718) 399-4391
Fax: (718) 399-4332
e-mail: tangotti@pratt.edu


Disability Services and Human Resource Development

Lead U.S. School: University of San Francisco (CA)

Partner Schools:

University of Arizona (AZ), University of Calgary, University of Manitoba, Universidad de Sonora, Universidad del Noroeste

Summary:

Develops an exchange program for undergraduates, graduates and professionals focusing on human resource development for disabled and disadvantaged members of society. Course work will take place at home, via distance learning, and abroad, and an annual institute will provide additional networking and professional education.

Contact Person:

Richard Culp Robinson
McLaren School of Business
Rehabilitation Administration Program
University of San Francisco
2130 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94117-1080
Tel: (415) 422-2536
Fax: (415) 422-2551
e-mail: CulpRobin@aol.com


Environmental Management

Lead U.S. School: University of Texas/Austin (TX)

Partner Schools

University of Arizona (AZ), University of Guelph, University of Victoria, Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas, Universidad Regiomontana

Summary:

Develops an exchange program focusing on environmental management for graduate students in public policy, environmental science, engineering, law and business. The project includes the creation of three year-long, jointly developed teleconference courses.

Contact Person:

David J. Eaton
Bess Harris Jones
Centennial Professor
of Natural Resource Policy Studies
LBJ School of Public Affairs
Drawer Y
Austin, TX 78713-8925
Tel: (512) 471-8972
Fax: (512) 471-1835
e-mail: eaton@mail.utexas.edu


Veterinary Medicine

Lead U.S. School: Texas A&M University (TX)

Partner Schools

Washington State University (WA), University of Prince Edward Island, University of Guelph, UNAM, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico

Summary:

Develops an exchange program for advanced undergraduate and graduate veterinary students focusing on international issues in veterinary medicine, especially as they relate to international trade and agriculture. Students will participate in a 4-6 week academic rotation abroad and, in some cases, a 6-week research project related to the topic of their rotation.

Contact Person:

G. Gale Wagner
Department of Veterinary Pathobiology
College of Veterinary Medicine
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4467
Tel: (409) 845-4275
Fax: (409) 862-1147
e-mail: gwagner@cvm.tamu.edu


Business/Public Policy

Lead U.S. School: Western Illinois University (IL)

Partner Schools

Western Kentucky University (KY), University of Ottawa, University of Sherbrooke, Universidad Autonoma de Queretaro, Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara

Summary:

Develops an exchange program to prepare undergraduate and graduate students for leadership in the international marketplace. The project focuses on issues of business and public policy and includes students from a range of related disciplines. The program involves both academic and work placements for students while abroad.

Contact Person:

Carol Fimmen
Cross-Cultural Educational Programs
5 Horrabin Hall - WIU
Macomb, IL 61455
Tel: (309) 298-2924
Fax: (309) 298-2226
e-mail: fimmenc@wiu.edu

 
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