Center for International and Intercultural Education

Center for International & Intercultural Education

Picture of people saying hi in different language On February 25, 2020, CIIE celebrated International Mother Language Day at 200 (Read Room) White Hall. Students, faculty, and scholars learned about the meaning and importance of International Mother Language Day. Activities for participants included Language Wall: The State of Language; Language Wall: Images; and proverbs and poems in different...

A bonobo stares back at the camera while another walks away A new federal grant will help Kent State University expand an international relationship and provide invaluable opportunities for some graduate students. The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded Kent State a three-year $298,000 International Research Experience for Students (IRES) grant that will allow graduate students to travel to...

School administrators from Shaker Heights, Painesville, Akron and Westlake participated in the Creating Global Mindedness Leadership Institute sponsored by Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services. School administrators from Shaker Heights, Painesville, Akron’s Firestone cluster and Westlake delved into understanding leadership through a contextual and cultural lens in a recent four-day Creating Global Mindedness Leadership Institute sponsored by Kent State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Services. The institute was...

Pan-African Studies host Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference The Department of Pan-African Studies at Kent State University is pleased to announce its third biennial Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference that will take place at Kent State University, on April 8, 2016. This year’s conference is themed “Cultures, Identities, and Racial Violence in the Pan-African World” and aims to explore new...

Pan-African Studies host Africa and the Global Atlantic World Conference Kent State University will feature Lisa Shannon, a passionate activist for the safety of women in Congo, as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series for International Education Week on Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kent Student Center Kiva. The event is free and open to the public.  Shannon will discuss her efforts to help the women of Congo during...