CONAHEC News and Information

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

The enrollment of new graduate students from outside the United States is up 8 percent this year at American graduate programs, according to data being released today by the Council of Graduate Schools. That's down slightly from a 10 percent gain a year ago, but the same increase of the prior two years before that.

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

American campuses have never been more international.

In 2013-14, colleges in the United States enrolled a record 886,052 foreign students, an increase of 8 percent over the previous year, according to the latest "Open Doors" report from the Institute of International Education.

While the boom in students from abroad is longstanding and well known, dig deeper into the data and you’ll find several trends that have implications for how colleges recruit overseas and create opportunities for American students to study abroad.

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Today, U.S. government officials led by the Department of State’s Economic and Business Affairs Bureau reached agreement, ad referendum, on a new civil aviation agreement between the United States and Mexico. The agreement will enter into force on January 1, 2016, after both parties have completed their necessary routine internal processes.

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

El pasado miércoles 19 de noviembre se llevó a cabo, en nuestro campus, la firma del convenio titulado “American Degree Transfer Program” traducido al español como “Transferencia de grado americano” el cual promueve que alumnos americanos y mexicanos inicien sus estudios en la nuestra Casa de Estudios durante dos años y la concluyan dos años más en DePaul University. Este convenio es el primero en su tipo que la Universidad de DePaul firma con una institución educativa mexicana.

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Film screenings, lectures and performances are part of the festivities taking place across campus as the University of Arizona celebrates International Education Week, Nov. 17-21.
A joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, International Education Week will be celebrated on campuses across the country to express the benefits of international education and exchange.

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

MacEwan University receives STARS Silver certification

Greater numbers of courses connected to sustainability, green cleaning products, sustainability research and reduced emissions are just some of the many efforts that resulted in MacEwan University being granted STARS Silver certification by the Association of the Advancement of Higher Education.

http://www.macewan.ca/wcm/MacEwanNews/SPOTLIGHT_ON_SUSTAINABILITY

Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Para alcanzar un mayor desarrollo nacional, es preciso que desde la academia se estudien y clasifiquen las capacidades, habilidades, conocimientos y competencias para desarrollar negocios, destacó el Rector del ITSON. Al inaugurar los trabajaos del Cuarto Día Regional del Emprendedor, el Rector precisó que se requiere también un mayor impulso a la cultura emprendedora, tanto en las universidades como en la población en general.

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

A push for legislation, in Congress and in statehouses, could increase government scrutiny of study abroad and expand the health and safety information colleges must report about courses overseas.

Educators fear that such measures, along with a recent multimillion-dollar court settlement to a student who fell ill on a school-sponsored trip to China, could cause colleges and study-abroad providers to pull back from destinations or programs deemed risky.

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Si tiene una buena idea; si no la tiene pero ha detectado un problema en su colonia, su escuela o cualquier punto de la ciudad; si cree saber cómo mejorar el desempeño de una empresa o una organización ciudadana o si conoce a alguien que pueda responder que sí a cualquiera de las anteriores opciones, el ITESO está a punto de abrir un lugar ideal para encauzar estos y muchos otros desafíos.

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Diseñar un vehículo a partir de un semiconductor para que sea capaz de recorrer un circuito en el menor tiempo posible, es el principal objetivo de la Freescale Cup, auspiciada por la firma Freescale Semiconductor.

El concurso se lleva a cabo por medio de eliminatorias nacionales hasta llegar a una final mundial anual, a la que este 2014, en Corea del Sur, acudió un equipo integrado por egresados de Ingeniería Electrónica del ITESO, quienes obtuvieron el sexto lugar, lo que los convirtió en el grupo americano mejor ubicado.

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