Center for International and Intercultural Education

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 Siva Kumari, Ph.D., director general of International Baccalaureate® (IB) World Schools in Geneva, Switzerland, will present a Gerald H. Read Distinguished Lecture at Kent State University on Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. Her presentation, titled “Creating Critical Learners Worldwide: Why?,” is being hosted at the Kent Student Center Kiva by Kent...

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...