North Carolina International Higher Education Workshop

North Carolina International Higher Education Workshop: Telling Our International Student and Scholar Story

Organized by the University Council of International Programs and Appalachian State, UNC Charlotte and UNC Greensboro

To be held at UNC Charlotte Center City Building, Charlotte, North Carolina

December 1, 2017 from 10:00am-3:30pm

Featuring Dr. Esther Brimmer, CEO and Executive Director of NAFSA: Association of International Educators; Dr. Debra Stewart, President Emerita of the Council for Graduate Schools; and Katie O’Connell, Director of Advocacy and Media Outreach for NAFSA: Association of International Educators.

This workshop is designed for international higher education administrators, campus communicators, and those who are responsible for supporting constituent relationships on campuses. This interactive format will offer participants practical approaches and effective strategies for promoting and advancing internationalization in the state and disseminating our story in our communities.  International students and scholars hold a very important cultural and economic role in our university communities and this workshop is an opportunity to refresh your narrative through empowered storytelling regarding how you can better share information and garner support on your campuses and beyond.

Be sure to register by November 26th, 2017 as there are only 75 seats available.  Please note that we are opening this event to others beyond the UNC system by invitation only.

There will be a registration fee of $25.00. This fee covers parking, lunch and materials for the workshop.

Online registration and payment can be found at:

For attendees who are employes of co-sponsor institutions, the registration fee is waived. If you are an employee of Appalachian State, UNC Charlotte, or UNC Greensboro, please use our alternate registration form:

If you wish to arrive in Charlotte Thursday evening November 30, we recommend the following nearby hotel for accommodations:

Holiday Inn Charlotte, Center City
230 N. College St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
Hotel Reservations Website

We hope that you can join us for this exciting opportunity to develop your resources and tool kit.

Please contact Joye Palmer at 704.687.7753 or if you have any questions regarding this event.