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International Education Week November 12-16, 2012

The ACE Internationalization Steering Committee is pleased to announce November 12-16, 2012 International Education Week. The Proclamation from Governor Andrew Cuomo for the second annual International Education Week is attached.

In honor of International Education Week, the ACE Internationalization Steering Committee will host Raif N. Shwayri, CEO of Al-Kafaàt Foundation, Lebanon at MCC to talk on, “Lebanon: SUNY Consortia and the Importance of Higher Education in the Middle East Region.”  MCC is a member of the Broader Middle East and North Africa (BMENA) SUNY Consortia along with Nassau Community College and North Country Community College.

Raif Shawayri is the recipient of the 2012-2013 John W. Ryan Fellowship Award for International Education.  The State University of New York presents the award to a leader, practitioner, or prominent scholar who exemplifies contributions to international education.

This international program will be held Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. in Monroe A.  Faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend.  If anyone is planning on bringing their class, please contact the Curriculum Office at 292-2199 or email Debbie Alimentato at

For additional information, please contact co-chairs Nayda Pares-Kane at 292-3335 or Angelique Stevens at 262-1767.

Charlotte Downing

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