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Overcoming The Current Challenges Of Promoting And Enhancing International Options Within Engineering Education

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Conference

2010 Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Louisville, Kentucky

Publication Date

June 20, 2010

Start Date

June 20, 2010

End Date

June 23, 2010

ISSN

2153-5965

Conference Session

Global Engineering Models: Developments and Implementations

Tagged Division

International

Page Count

7

Page Numbers

15.935.1 - 15.935.7

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https://peer.asee.org/15901

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18

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Katherine Tront Virginia Tech

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Katherine is the Graduate Assistant in the Office of International Programs in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech. She is currently enrolled in the Masters of Business Administration Program. As a Graduate Assistant, Katherine provides support to the signature program in the College of Engineering, the Rising Sophomore Abroad Program, while also assisting the Office of International Programs with various other duties.

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Jeanna Stewart Virginia Tech

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Jeanna Stewart is the Assistant Director of International Programs in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech. Jeanna provides support to several initiatives within the College including the International Programs Faculty Committee, International Programs Alumni Planning Board, Student Engineers’ Abroad Council (SEAC), International Internship Program and the International Programs Ambassador Club.

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Glenda Scales Virginia Tech

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Dr. Glenda R. Scales serves as both Associate Dean for International Programs and Information Technology and Director of the Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program (CGEP) in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech. As Director of CGEP, Dr. Scales manages a state-wide distance learning program that has a long history – over 25 years – providing working scientists and engineers with access to exceptional graduate degree programs. Dr. Scales also provides leadership for international programs, research computing and academic computing within the College of Engineering. She was a member of the core team responsible for launching System X, which was independently ranked on the Top 500 listing in 2003 as the fastest supercomputer at any academic institution and the third fastest in the world.

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Tront, K., & Stewart, J., & Scales, G. (2010, June), Overcoming The Current Challenges Of Promoting And Enhancing International Options Within Engineering Education Paper presented at 2010 Annual Conference & Exposition, Louisville, Kentucky. https://peer.asee.org/15901

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