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May 2017 Provost Report, B3

B3, Emphasize Learning in Communities: Residential, Local, Global, Virtual

International Learning

WORLD: The David and Leighan Rinker Center for International Learning, directed by Paula Hentz, accomplished the following:

  • Awarded student scholarships for international learning to study abroad during summer/fall 2017.

  • Supported the development of faculty-led study abroad programs to Serbia, Scotland, and Spain in May 2017.

  • Awarded WORLD Class Travel grants for Stetson faculty to attend international faculty development seminars in France and England during summer 2017.

  • Hosted the Immigration Forum and Clinic on the DeLand campus on April 1, 2017. The event featured immigration attorney Arturo Rios of Rios Immigration Law Firm. Rios, who is an alumnus and adjunct professor at the College of Law, led a discussion on recent changes in immigration actions and law and hosted six individual confidential consultations to advise individuals on issues of immigration.