The Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center announces the application period for Summer 2023 and Academic Year 2023-2024 FLAS Fellowships. The funding will be available for the study of Portuguese, Haitian Creole, and Quechua. The fellowship assists in the advancement of knowledge, resources, and trained personnel for foreign language and studies, and supports the development of a qualified pool of international experts with global competence designed to meet U.S. national needs.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will host its second annual HSI Conference and Career Expo October 18-20, 2022. Events on October 18-19 will be virtual and those on October 20 will take place at the Biscayne Bay Campus at FIU. This is a great opportunity for students to learn more about opportunities with USAID and further extend the Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Initiative between FIU LACC and USAID.
Dr. Gabriela Hoberman serves as the LACC Director of Academic Programs and the Faculty Director of LACC’s Study Abroad Program on Politics and International Relations in Argentina. She teaches comparative politics courses as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Politics & International Relations, is a Faculty member of the Master of Arts in Global Affairs and collaborates as an Affiliated Scholar with the Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy. Welcome!
The National Council for Social Studies (NCSS) Annual Conference is the largest gathering of K-12 social studies classroom teachers, college and university faculty members, curriculum designers and specialists, district and state social studies supervisors, international educators, and social studies discipline leaders. Attendance for educators made possible in part by LACC's US Department of Education Title VI grant. Registration required. More information at NCSS website.
This forum will feature scholars, private sector representatives and government officials who will explore the prospects of energy solutions in Venezuela that will address the current energy sector crisis. Hosted by Reed Smith LLP and co-sponsored by LACC and FIU Law International and Graduate Studies. Forum details are forthcoming.
The Education Department at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and LACC will offer a workshop on ethnobotany for educators to help participants understand the historical, cultural, and economic significance of plants through time. The workshop will consist of a combination of lecture, discussion, and guided hands-on activities. Registration required. Made possible with support from LACC's US Department of Education Title VI Grant.