The Collaborative for International Studies and Global Outreach (CISGO) is pleased to announce the first International film series on campus that will begin this semester, 2013, and continue into spring semester, 2014. Filmmakers from Portland, including faculty and staff from UP, will screen their works related to international travel and research. The first screening will be on Thursday, September 12, from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m., in Buckley Center Auditorium. Kate Regan (pictured), international languages and cultures, will screen her latest film, “Trekking with Quijote.” Courtney Vail Fletcher, communication studies, and Jeff Kennel, marketing and communications, will screen their film on Nicaragua in November. For more details, go to the CISGO website at www. up.edu/cisgo.
International Languages & Cultures
All UP French studies majors who applied for English teaching assistantships (ETAs) sponsored by the French government to teach English in France next academic year have been accepted, according to Trudie Booth, international languages and cultures. The students are Daniel Lunchick-Seymour, Makena Collin, Sarah Wong, and Nicole Fleury. The assistantships are sponsored by the French Ministry of Education and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and give eligible French majors the opportunity to teach English to French students of all ages. For more information contact Booth at 7250 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following faculty members are recipients of Collaborative for International Studies and Global Outreach (CISGO) Seed Grants for the academic year of 2013, according to Kate Regan, international languages and cultures:
- Laurie McLary and Allie Hill, international languages and cultures, project: “Workshop and Book Publication on Best Practices for Small Undergraduate German Programs,” $500
- Anne Santiago, political science, project: “Land Leases in Uganda,” $500
- Joane Moceri, Kaye Wilson-Anderson, and Barbara Braband, nursing, project: “Exploring the Process of Cultural Competency Development During Overseas Study Abroad and International Nursing Immersions,” $858.
CISGO Seed Grants support faculty and students who are beginning new projects that will increase international awareness and inter-cultural competency at the University of Portland and beyond. For more information contact Regan at 7364 or email@example.com.