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The following websites provide a variety of resources related to International/Intercultural Education.

MCC Institute for Cultural Connections calendar.

CultureGrams - CultureGrams is provided through the MCC Library Services. A Metro ID number is  required for off-campus access.

Portals to the World - The Library of Congress has a site called Portals to the World which includes links to electronic resources from around the world.

NAFSA - Is an association of individuals worldwide advancing international education and exchange and global workforce development. NAFSA serves international educators and their institutions and organizations by establishing principles of good practice, providing training and professional development opportunities, providing networking opportunities, and advocating for international education. http://nafsa.org

NAFSA Region II - Association of International Educators, Region II, covers the states of Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. http://www.nafsa.org/nafsaregions/default.aspx?id=23690

ForeignBorn - This is the website for all foreign-born individuals entering or living in the United States.  http://foreignborn.com

Nebraska Arts Council - The Council promotes, cultivates and sustains the arts for the people of Nebraska. Their website includes an Online Cultural Calendar, upcoming arts events, an artist directory and information about available grants to support arts projects. http://www.nebraskaartscouncil.org

Nebraska Humanities Council - The NHC was established as a state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities in 1973, primarily to award grants. By the 1980s, the NHC realized that in Nebraska, grants alone were not enough to reach the entire state, and subsequently started a Humanities Resource Center with traveling exhibits, videos and films, and a Speakers Bureau that now includes nearly 300 humanities programs. http://www.nebraskahumanities.org/

Census Data - This web site provides census data by race by state - For example Kansas Hispanic population was 114,000 in 1995, 138,000 estimated for 2000, and 166,000 estimated for 2005. The best data for immigration is the INS but their data is only published through 1996 and the more recent data is reported to the Census people which is currently being updated (over the next 2 years) for 2000. If you have time you might want to call the local INS office and see if they can provide local current data. http://www.census.gov/population/projections/state/stpjrace.txt

US Census Bureau, Foreign Born Statistics - http://www.census.gov/population/www/socdemo/foreign.html

U.S. Department of State - The website offers various Travel & Living Abroad topics as well as information for visitors and students coming to the USA.  http://state.gov/

World's Money Exchange, Inc. - The website provides current exchange rates. http://www.wmeinc.com/

The Omaha Sister City Association - The association fosters and encourages good will and understanding through partnerships with cities in Japan, Germany, and Lithuania. http://www.omahasistercities.com/

American Indian Higher Education Consortium - The (AIHEC) supports the work of 32 Tribal Colleges and the national movement for tribal self-determination. http://www.aihec.org/

MCC Travel Guidelines - including guidelines for International Travel.

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The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers - website which includes Foreign Education Credential Service. http://www.aacrao.org/credential/index.htm

The Stanley Foundation - advances its vision of a secure peace with freedom and justice by creating opportunities to improve international understanding through media and educational programs and through forums encouraging open dialogue among policy professionals, educators, students, and citizens interested in world affairs. http://www.stanleyfdn.org/

Midwest Institute - Curriculum resources from the Midwest Institute for International/Intercultural Education http://miiie.org/

US Hispanic leadership Institute

http://www.ushli.org/

Study Abroad: StudyAbroad.com is a source for all things study abroad. Not sure where to start? Search the directory of study abroad programs, find scholarships, follow study abroad student bloggers or use the student guide to help you prepare for your study abroad adventure.

 
 
 
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