MCC Daily Tribune

Congratulations to Professors Jonathon Little, Laura Penman, Wayne Howard, Justin Cole and GIST students!

Professor Jon Little has been awarded two international grant collaborations and was selected to present at the 2020 Community College In International Development Conference ( this week in Florida.

The Embassy of the United States in Kazakhstan and the American Council for International Education awarded Professors Jon Little, Laura Penman, Wayne Howard, and Justin Cole with $20,000 to develop a research project to identify areas of wheat disease in Kazakhstan and create student virtual internships and exchanges with S. Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University (KATU). MCC GIST student, Salvatore-John Ragusa, will also be involved with this project.

Professor Little was also awarded a SUNY Innovative Instructional Technology Grant (IITG) and will use this grant to continue his collaboration with Fundación Universitaria Tecnológico Comfenalco in Cartagena, Colombia. MCC GIST student, Catherine DuBreck, will present her GIST capstone project and help create an activity for GIS students in Comfenalco.


Lee, Christina
Global Education & International Services