CONAHEC News and Information

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

Donald J Trump did something shocking last week, something he hasn’t done in the entirety of his unusual campaign for United States president: He talked with some substance about his plans for higher education.

Monday, Oct. 17, 2016

Women have been active, contributing members of Canadian universities for more than a century. However, the past three years have seen a string of sexual assaults at high profile institutions reaffirming the tenuous position of women on campus and raising anew the call for action. 

Friday, Oct. 14, 2016

Hillary Clinton announced her new higher education plan this summer with a burst of fanfare, promising to invest $500 billion to eliminate tuition for millions of students at public colleges and universities across the country. The move was an expansion of an earlier, less ambitious proposal, and was seen as a conciliatory gesture to her left-leaning primary opponent, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, and his supporters ahead of the Democratic Party's convention.

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016

Getting to know the culture and to establish commercial and cultural relationships was the reason that 58 students and 3 teachers from the University of Arizona went to the Universidad Panamericana to do a business simulation and to participate in the conference of US Commerce council, Linda Caruso.

This meeting was organized by the Administration and International Business career, (ANI), and the office of International Affairs of the UP.

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016

One of China’s largest private international school systems has opened a bilingual Chinese English high school on the campus of Thompson Rivers University in British Columbia.


Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016

The 1960s in the United States were an amazing time. The explosion of popular culture and radical politics in the second half of the decade, with its many icons – protest, black power, Che, peace, ecology, weed, Hendrix, the Stones, the Beatles etc – that are still with us, and also the disaster of the Vietnam War, have tended to eclipse the mainstream achievements. But in the 1960s the modern world was remade and it was remade first of all in the US. 

Monday, Oct. 10, 2016

A Canadian professor has recorded two hour-long You Tube lectures criticizing his university’s policy on “political correctness” and objecting to government legislation that would prohibit discrimination based on gender identity and gender expression.

Friday, Oct. 07, 2016

Juan Manuel Santos, the president of Colombia, was awarded this year's Nobel Peace Prize for his "resolute efforts to bring the country's more than 50-year-long civil war to an end."

Wednesday, Oct. 05, 2016

Seattle International Foundation (SIF) has renewed its partnership with the Institute of International Education (IIE) to support impactful leaders driving change in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua.

Monday, Oct. 03, 2016

“Since joining the organization in August 2009, Ms. McBride has strengthened CBIE's role as a catalyst for the internationalization of our education institutions in Canada,” said Patrick Deane, Chair of CBIE’s Board and President, McMaster University.