Season's Greetings from Global Initiatives
Season's Greetings from Global Initiatives
Staff on a zoom call. Seasons greetings from the staff of global initiatives
Hi there,
Whether you're a student, parent, faculty/staff member, proud alum, or part of the local community, Global Initiatives would like to wish you Season's Greetings and a Happy New Year. Thank you for following along with our office in this most unusual year!

Six Miami students named Gilman Scholars

The six Gilman recipients and 2 alternates
Six Miami University students have been awarded Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to help fund their study abroad experiences this spring and summer. The combined total awarded to these students is $28,500.
Two other Miami students were named as alternates for Summer 2021.
Recipients of the Gilman Scholarship represent 307 colleges and universities across the United States who will study or intern in 87 countries through the end of 2021. Fewer than 1000 scholarships were awarded nationwide.
Read More: Gilman Scholars

Guinigundo and Raval Awarded Internationalization Grant

Director of Global Partnerships Karla Guinigundo and Dr. Vaishali Raval (Psychology) were recently awarded a $99,525 grant through the US Mission India Public Diplomacy Grants Program. Their project, "Using Best Practices to Promote Internationalization of Higher Education in India in Collaboration with US Partnerships," aims to develop a model for internationalization of higher education in India.
Read More: Guinigundo and Raval Awarded Internationalization Grant

Introducing MiamiConnects: Faculty Development Institute

Facilitated by Miami University’s Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE), the remotely delivered 
MiamiConnects Faculty Development Institute immerses university faculty in intensive modules that focus  on core learning principles such as engagement and assessment. Each MiamiConnects Faculty Development Institute consists of 3 or more remotely delivered workshop modules (with topical customization available) and an optional consulting package. Faculty work closely with CTE staff in ways that maximize instructional improvement to advance student learning in their courses. 
Read More: MiamiConnects Faculty Development Institute

International Education Week 2020 

From Instagram to Zoom, from concert halls to kitchens, we connected across the world to make #IEW2020 memorable! Thank you to everyone who made it possible to celebrate our students during International Education Week!
IEW 2020 Thank You from Global Initiatives
Miami in Luxembourg
students learning outside of the chateau in Luxembourg, Miami flag in front of chateau with ivy on it, student and professor learning

Schéint Neit Joer (Happy New Year!)

Our Fall 2020 semester was certainly one to remember! If you'd like to study, engage, and travel at MUDEC, Fall 2021 applications are due March 1. Visit to learn more.
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