ECE celebrates 40 years!

The Beginnings In the early hours of a November morning in 1980, Jim Frey woke up with change on his mind. The world was changing, and his work life was changing too. It was time for a new path for international admissions and credential evaluation.  Jim

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The education of women

My aunt Fae, who recently turned 97, is one of my heroes (or more accurately…heroines!). She's been a role model and inspiration to me. She lived in Somalia from 1955 to around 1980, and Sudan from 1980 through 1990 or so. She and my Mom (who is 91) went

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New Barriers to International Education Exchange Proposed

On September 25 the U.S Department of Homeland Security (DHS) proposed a new rule that will limit the length of stay for international students in the United States. This extreme departure in the long-established practice of students being admitted for “

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Cruel. Irresponsible. Senseless.

The July 6, 2020, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)’s Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) proposed Temporary Final Rule on elimination of exemptions for international students taking online classes due to the pandemic is beyond compr

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ECE evaluator goes to Italy

Last August, Serena Spitalieri of Italy’s Centro Informazioni Mobilità Equivalenze Accademiche (CIMEA) office spent three weeks at ECE, and in return, CIMEA graciously extended an invitation for us to send an evaluator to Rome for a reciprocal training p

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