US-Brazil Connect, the Brazilian Confederation of Industry, the National Industrial Apprenticeship Service of Brazil (SENAI), the Social Service for Industry of Brazil (SESI), and the United States Embassy in Brazil celebrate the leadership of four U.S. community colleges in the expansion of the US-Brazil Partnership for Skills/World Connect. This year, the Partnership will send 50 [...]
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Jackson Community College, Flathead Valley Community College, Northwestern Michigan College, and Red Rocks Community College are now completing selection of outstanding community college students for participation in the US-Brazil Partnership for Skills program. The Partnership creates opportunities for U.S. community college students to participate in intensive study and immersion in Brazil, improves the English skills [...]
US-Brazil Connect is developing a Leadership Team to support the preparation of US Fellows, and to oversee, support and strengthen service delivery to our Brazilian partners. Two complementary roles will comprise the team: Team Coordinators and Team Leaders. Each of the seven groups in Brazil will have a minimum of one Team Coordinator and one [...]
The announcement of selected Fellows from RRCC coming soon.
Jackson Community College applications are now closed. Stay tuned for announcement of this year’s US-Brazil Connect Fellows from Jackson Community College.
Film maker Alex Meade has both accompanied and strengthened our work since we began the US-Brazil Partnership for Skills. For a quick look, see Alex’s five minute video. -OR- Watch the full 30-minute documentary.
Western Union recently announced its support of the US-Brazil Partnership for Skills with a $10,000 grant. The award helped to improve the English skills of 200 Brazilian technical high school students, implement a new fellowship program for U.S. community college students interested in science and technology careers, and foster mutually-beneficial exchange between Houston, Jackson and [...]
Denver, Colorado- In recognition of Brazil’s emergence as the sixth-largest economy in the world and its significant investments in education, more than 100 Colorado leaders from higher education, business, government, and philanthropy gathered on October 23rd at the Denver branch of the Federal Reserve for “Brazil Day.” Sergio Moreira, Director of Education and Technology for the [...]
On November 7th, US-Brazil Connect is holding a strategy session to examine the expansion of the US-Brazil Connect consortium. The meeting will include leaders from US-Brazil Connect, Houston, Red Rocks and Jackson Community Colleges, and a select group of community colleges with interests in creating strategic connections with Brazil. Our partners at the Brazilian Confederation of Industry, the National [...]
Leveraging Colorado’s Connections for Long-term Success in Brazil Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 4:30-5:45pm: Roundtable Discussion 5:45-6:45pm: Reception to welcome Brazilian Delegation Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Denver Branch Please join US-Brazil Connect, the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, Red Rocks Community College, the Colorado Department of Higher Education, Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade, [...]