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  • UK Prime Minister May, Alumna of U.S. Professional Exchange

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    The recently appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, the Honorable Theresa May, is an alumna of the 2004 cohort of the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). Meridian, in conjunction with Global Ties U.S., have hosted 172 current and former heads of state as members of IVLP delegations.
  • Celebrate J Day on August 1st!

    J Day is a nationwide celebration of the power of international exchange. Participants will come together with their local communities to raise awareness of the J-1 Exchange Visitor Program. Participate in an event near you!
  • The Brexit and its implications for international education

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    The British referendum to leave the European Union will have consequences for higher education in Europe, the United States, and beyond, according to the PIE News. The historic results create significant challenges for UK universities that worry about Britain’s reputation as an open and welcoming partner.
  • Grants & Scholarships Positively Affect Study Abroad

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    Institutional grants and scholarship programs are increasing participation in study abroad, diversifying participant pool, and helping students prepare for future career choices, according to two reports released during the 2016 NAFSA conference.

The Alliance Policy Monitor

Timely, authoritative reporting on exchange news and policy trends

Erika Poitevien
Tue, 07/26/2016 - 11:32

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 7/26/2016.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email opina@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis. Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.

Erika Poitevien
Tue, 07/26/2016 - 11:17

The recently appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, the Honorable Theresa May, is an alumna of the 2004 cohort of the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), according to Meridian, one of the partners implementing the premier program.

Oriana Pina
Tue, 07/19/2016 - 08:34

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 7/19/2016.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email opina@alliance-exchange.org and provide the item number located above the announcement.  Requests are processed on a daily basis. Please feel free to contact us with additional questions.

Au pairs enjoy a home run outing!

The Alliance Exchange Voice - Giving Voice to the Power of Exchange

Au Pairs enjoy a home run outing!

America loves baseball, and to kick off the 2016 season a group of au pairs in the San Francisco Bay Area enjoyed the sights and sounds of this favorite pastime! It was a warm and sunny Sunday in March when a group of over 25 au pairs attended a University of California Berkeley baseball game. The group showed up ready and excited, many dressed in Blue and Gold to cheer on the hometown Cal Berkeley Bears. They were eager to show their pride but also equally enthusiastic about learning the rules of the American sport.

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