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|Volume 11 Edition 8: May 2012. Zachary Dayhuff, Editor|
Visitors and Scholars!
On April 23 – 24, 2012, IPC was pleased to welcome Mr. Joacim Martinsson, International Coordinator and Assistant Head of the School of Social Sciences at Linnaeus University in Vaxjo, Sweden. Mr. Martinsson was hosted by Larry Hyjek and Dr. Elizabeth “Jody” Natalle, Professor of Communications Studies. After two days of leisure time in Greensboro, Mr. Martinsson met with several Study Abroad and Exchanges staff, including Director Denise Bellamy, Assistant Director Tom Martinek, Jr., Incoming Exchange Coordinator Kaitlin Ritchie, Faculty Led Programs Coordinator Logan Stanfield, and Swedish Graduate Assistant Paulina Flasch.
Mr. Martinsson also had the opportunity to meet with many UNCG faculty and staff, including Dr. Tom Matyók, Assistant Professor of Conflict and Peace studies, Dr. Julie Brown, Head of the Sociology Department, Dr. Robert Hansen, Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. William Crowther, Head of the Political Science Department.
On May 3, 2012, IPC welcomed Dr. Mohamad J. Terro, Professor of Civil Engineering at Kuwait University. Dr. Terro was accompanied on his visit by Elie Azzi, MBA Research Associate at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoenginerring.
During his visit, Dr. Terro had the opportunity to learn about UNCG’s internationalization programs from several IPC staff, including Dr. Penelope Pynes, Associate Provost for International Programs, Michael Elliott, Director of International Student and Scholar Services, Denise Bellamy, Director of Study Abroad and Exchanges, Pamela Harrod, Director of International Admissions, and Dr. Brad Teague, Director of INTERLINK Language Center.