NIEA Spring 2022 Global Free Lunch & Learn

(Virtual Event)

Save the Dates for this Free Virtual Event

February 28 – March 4, 2022 12pm-1pm Daily, via Zoom

Explore and Learn Ways You Can Internationalize Your Classroom and Your Campus!

Register in advance at the links below to get the Zoom link.

Monday: “Who I say I am”: Video by Amir Aether Valen and discussion. How you say someone’s name matters because there is a lot that goes into someone’s name.

Tuesday: “The Global Community Initiative” : Learn how using the UN Sustainable Development Goals to further global initiatives on campus and reach a wider range of community members.

Wednesday: “NIEA Mini-Grants for Internationalization”: Learn about these grants and how to apply.

Thursday: “Hosting Exchange Faculty on Campus”: Hear tips from Pierce College and Skagit Valley College on how to find funding sources for hosting exchange faculty.

Friday: “New Normal”: Critical Conversations about Chavez’s approach to Anti-racist writing and Decolonizing the Creative Classroom from Ever Jones, Associate Teaching Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Tacoma. Also learn more about the upcoming 2022 CCMTI!

We look forward to being in-person for our 2023 NIEA Workshop, but if you liked our Lunch and Learn event please let us know through our Contact ( page as we always like hearing what works well for our members!

Video Links to NIEA Spring 2021 Presentations:

Monday: NIEA Mini Grants with Michael Huffman, Jenn Ritchey, Usha Tamanujam, Diane Johnson and Nancy Anderson

Tuesday: Study Abroad 101-An overview of options with Emily Schifferling

Wednesday: Global Virtual Exchange with Jenn Ritchey

Thursday: International Scholars and Students: How to bring the world to your campus using the J-1 visa with Susan J. Taylor and Sarah Pearson

Friday: Sustainable Internationalization with Dr. Allison Blizzard

NIEA Fall Workshop

Every year, NIEA sponsors a one-day conference for college faculty, staff and students to learn about current global issues and world events. The theme of the conference builds on the yearly theme of the Community College Master Teacher Institute with world-renowned researchers, discipline-specific experts and community leaders presenting. 

Past themes have included​ 
  • 2015 – Human Migration and Refugees: Peril and Hope
  • 2016 – Global Tourism
  • 2017 – Global Human Security: A Multidisciplinary Perspective
  • 2018 – Global Populism: At Home and Abroad
  • 2019 – Truth or Consequences: A Quest for Information Literacy in a Global Context


NIEA partners with the University of Washington’s Center for Global Studies to provide a two-day annual summer institute for community college faculty. The goal of the institute is to increase capacity for college faculty to internationalize curriculum in order to help college students expand their knowledge and understanding of the world and global issues.​

Past themes have included
  • 2014 – Global Development and changing Gender Roles
  • 2015 – Human Migration and Refugees: Peril and Hope
  • 2016 – Global Tourism: A Multidisciplinary Perspective
  • 2017 – Global Human Security
  • 2018 – Global Populism
  • 2019 – Information Literacy
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