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  • Student with study abroad goal attends State of the Union

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    Chelsey Davis, a student at Pellissippi State Community College who wants to encourage other students in community colleges to study abroad, attended the State of the Union address as a special guest of the Obama family.
  • U.S. & Mexico collaborate to increase exchange opportunities

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    Presidents Obama & Peña Nieto reaffirmed their mutual commitment to increasing exchange opportunities for American and Mexican students this week.
  • Studying and interning abroad boost employability

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    New research finds that studying and interning abroad improve students’ rankings on key skills deemed important by employers when making hiring decisions, and that international experiences were also linked to lower unemployment rates.
  • More online students participating in study abroad

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    An increasing number of online students are pursuing international experiences through study abroad and exchange programs, using the same scholarship opportunities available to their on-campus peers.

The Alliance Policy Monitor

Timely, authoritative reporting on exchange news and policy trends

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 05/01/2015 - 09:30

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 4/24/15.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email kchriswell@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.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 04/24/2015 - 15:36

► International experiences may improve cognitive abilities associated with creativity, according to recent studies.

Kaitlyn Chriswell
Fri, 04/24/2015 - 09:44

Below please find the listing of Federal Register announcements issued by the U.S. Departments of State, Education, and Homeland Security, and USAID since 4/17/15.

If you would like more information on any items on the list, please email kchriswell@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.

Participants from Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina who are living in the Tahoe area for the winter helped to keep Lake Tahoe beautiful!

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SWT participants volunteer at beach clean-up in Lake Tahoe

Summer Work Travel (SWT) participants from South America recently had the opportunity to learn about flora, fauna, history and the environmental impact humans make on California's Lake Tahoe at a presentation by the League to Save Lake Tahoe, commonly known as “Keep Tahoe Blue”.

15 SWT participants from Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina who have been working in North Lake Tahoe for the winter attended an information session hosted by InterExchange, The Ritz-Carlton-Lake Tahoe and the League to Save Lake Tahoe.

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