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April 2016

Faculty Fulbright Scholar Grant Recipients Present Opportunities


On Tuesday, April 27th, a Faculty Fulbright Scholar presentation and discussion was held for faculty interested in applying for the prestigious Fulbright Scholar global fellowship.  Former Fulbright scholars Simone Billings, (English; Barbados), Jane Curry, (Political Science; Poland), Edwin Maurer, (Engineering; Chile), John Hawley, (English; Germany), Jill Goodman Gould, (English; Poland) and reviewer Angelo Collins (ECP) presented.  Presenters shared their experiences as national reviewers for the grant, as well as grant recipients.

Interested in learning more about applying for a faculty Fulbright Scholar award? See:

See our SCU Fulbright Scholar Connect videos here. 

New SCU DACA Student Resources Available

Students who have been granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) who are interested in exploring the possibility of pursuing programs abroad while at Santa Clara University are strongly advised to seek counsel with an immigration attorney prior to applying for programs abroad.  SCU's Law School offers advising to any SCU DACA student who wishes to seek counsel to consider options for educational programs abroad.  There is no charge for this advising.

DACA students at SCU are strongly encouraged to pursue education abroad opportunities to further their academic and professional goals.  For information and resources, please visit the DACA and Education Abroad.

Historic Number of SCU International Graduates On Track to Pursue Work in Silicon Valley
This term over 270 international undergraduate and graduate studentsand graduate students are slated to receive their degrees from SCU. A new government regulation that has just gone into effect enables international graduates to maintain sponsorship with their US
university while working in the US and extends the time for support work for up to three years following graduation.
Currently, SCU sponsors over 450 international alumni engaged in work. During the next three months the International Student and Scholars program will review and advise on over 250 practical training applications for the class of 2016, as well as over 200 extension applications supporting sponsored SCU alumni from the classes of 2014 and 2015 who received degrees in STEM fields.
International Scholar Focus: Welcome to Shanxi Li

Shanxi Li is a computer engineer and researcher at the Lanzhou University's Network Center in Lanzhou, China. He will be researching video coding at SCU and working with Nam Ling in Computer Science & Engineering through Winter 2017.

Bronco Abroad Ambassadors Attend "Lessons from Abroad" Conference


SCU Undergraduate students who have participated in a study abroad program may apply to join the competitive Bronco Abroad Ambassador program organized by Global Engagement Office. Bronco Abroad Ambassadors, Emily Fayram ’16 and Megan Coleman ’17 attended "Lessons from Abroad"  on April 2nd.  The conference focused translating knowledge, skills and attitudes learned on global study into language to help students transition into their careers and apply for jobs after graduation.  

Register Your International Travel
Faculty/Staff who register international travel are covered by the University's Travel Assistance Program through ACE and the University can provide support in the event of an emergency.  All Faculty and Staff who are on University-sponsored travel funded by the University should register. Register your travel here.

Are you interested in submitting an International Travel Proposal to run a program involving students, faculty, staff members, alumni, etc?  Read more for tips to create a successful proposal...



Unpacking Your Study Abroad Experience for Employers
Harrington Learning Commons, Lab 203

The Global Engagement Office and the Career Center will be co-hosting an event “Unpacking Your Study Abroad Experience for Employers” on campus on April 29th to continue to educate students on how to communicate about study abroad with employers.

International Fellows Scholar Celebration
International Fellows Scholar Celebration
Please join JST for presentations and a reception honoring International Fellows Karen Buckenham and Emmanuel Serafica de Guzman on Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 at 7:00 PM.  Karen Buckenham will present on Theological Migration in the South African Region: Her focus is on being a new person with a new conscience as a migrant.  Emmanuel Serafica de Guzman will present on Intercultural Theological Ethics in the Southeast Asian Region with a focus on the 10 member Association of Southeast Asian Nations establishing one economic unity in their subregion.  



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