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15th Annual Lone Star College International Education Conference

Call for Proposals

Call for Posters

Date: April 20, 2018

Location: 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381

Conference Theme: Globalization in Higher Education

Globalization initiatives in higher education seek to prepare students for citizenship as professionals in the international arena. Critical fields such as education, law, business, health care, and engineering recognize the need to explore solutions that traverse lines of geography. Higher education institutions promote globalization through study abroad programs and through the recruitment of international students who nurture global cultures on their campuses. Programs such as the Model UN also afford students the opportunity to collaborate with peers from different countries to conceptualize and debate solutions to social, political, and environmental issues.

The 15th Annual Lone Star College International Education Conference seeks proposals that spotlight globalization initiatives at higher education institutions in South East Texas, especially through means such as international education programs. The conference also welcomes proposals that explore how higher education institutions in South East Texas have adapted to challenges (e.g., funding, legislation, and environment) that have affected their international education programs and their international student populations.

Conference Tracks with Suggested Topics for Proposals/Posters:

Track 1: Immigration and Cultural Transformation

  • Immigration reform
  • Deffered Action for Childhood Arrivals
  • Immigration and the American Dream
  • Language and Writing Education
  • English for Speaker of other Languages
  • Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • Writing assessment

Track 2: Bringing the World to Your Students

  • Internationalizing the Curriculum
  • Creating A Study Abroad Course
  • Exchange programs
  • Model United Nations
  • Fulbright Scholar Program

Deadline to submit proposals/posters: February 15, 2018

Notification of acceptance: March 1, 2018



Check back soon for details on the call for proposals and posters.