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 [...]
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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 [...]
US-Brazil Connect and Partners Welcome Outstanding Brazilian Students to Colorado for Leadership Development and Exchange
US-Brazil Connect, Red Rocks Community College, the Denver Center for International Education, and other partners hosted a leadership exchange of ten outstanding high school students from Salvador, Brazil in October. The ten scholarship winners were selected from 200 students who participated in World Connect/US-Brazil Partnership for Skills in June 2012 in Salvador. They were hosted [...]
The Community College Times features us in a September article on international exchange programs springing up in non-urban parts of the US: In rural Michigan, Jackson Community College (JCC) has expanded its international focus because students need exposure to the global economy to help them succeed, said Provost Rebekah Woods. JCC is one of three colleges… Read [...]
On Sunday, April 22nd, US-Brazil Connect president, Mary Gershwin, together with members of the Brazilian Council of International Directors of the Federal Technological Institutes, will give a presentation in Orlando addressing opportunities to leverage the power of the U.S.-Brazil relationship in supporting innovation in U.S. community colleges. Find out more.
On April 9th, Brazilian president was hosted at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for a meeting of U.S. leaders from business and education. Mary Gershwin, president of US-Brazil Connect, was among those attending, along with our partners and friends from the Brazilian Confederation of Industry, SENAI, SESI, the Brazil Institute of the Woodrow Wilson Center [...]
Jackson Community College students participating in US-Brazil Connect Internship Program SUMMIT TOWNSHIP, MI – He’s a 20-year-old Jackson Community College sophomore, but David Gonzalez says he’s been following the Brazilian economy for a long time. In June, he’ll get to experience it first-hand when he and three other JCC students spend a month in Salvador, [...]
HCC and Brazil announce partnership to build workforce Houston Community College, in partnership with US-Brazil Connect, the National Industrial Apprenticeship Service of Brazil (SENAI), and Social Service for Industry of Brazil (SESI) recently announced a new workforce training initiative: the US-Brazil Partnership for Skills… Read more.
The Higher Education for Development put us in their March/April 2012 issue: Partnerships Continue to Spur Change in a Connected World