Resist the temptation to become numb to the challenges of these times

At ECE, like you, we are following developments in Afghanistan and Haiti. We know that higher education institutions, government entities, and private organizations all make a difference in the lives of those impacted by harsh natural disasters and human

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ECE® Aid Healthcare Response

Think back to the beginning of this year. We were all still waiting for more information on the vaccination rollout; Covid variants were not in the news; and with many children still in virtual school settings, there were so many questions about what the

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Supporting Refugees

In February President Biden called for an expansion of the U.S. refugee program. He set a goal of welcoming 125,000 people seeking a safe haven from violence, conflict, and persecution. As the daughter of a refugee from communist East Germany, I am perso

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ECE attends the AACRAO / IIE PEER working group meeting in NYC

From October 25-26, as part of a recently formed collaborative working group, I attended the Institute of International Education (IIE) PEER – American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) workshop entitled “Best Practice

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Welcoming Immigrants and Refugees: Emerging Trends in U.S. Higher Education - Part II: In Practice

In Part I we discussed policy and documentation challenges. Part II presents examples from around the U.S. and abroad, showcasing the many different ways refugees, immigrants, and international students are being welcomed in this country. Certainly, we s

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