Global Partnership Showcase (GPS)

The Haenicke Institute's Global Partnership Showcase (GPS) is a comprehensive program to strategically enhance and showcase existing, new and potential international partnerships. The GPS features 10-12 partners per year in events that range from research collaborations to promotional webinars. Through exploring topics such as academic and research programming, alumni engagement, student mobility and international recruitment, the GPS plays an important role in strengthening long-standing partnerships, exploring new types of collaborations and jump-starting new agreements.

Types of GPS Events

While topics for Global Partnership Showcase (GPS) can vary, they often take the form of one of the following: 

  • General Partnership Development
  • Exploratory Research Collaboration Webinar
  • Student and/or Faculty Opportunity Webinar
  • Alumni Engagement Webinar
  • Create your own!

GPS Events

Upcoming Events   

March 13, 2021
8:00am
Student Opportunity Webinar: "New Student Seminar for Western Michigan Institute at GUFE Class 2020"

Past Events 

January 26, 2021
CIA First International School (Cambodia)
General Partnership Development: "Exploring Collaboration Opportunities"

January 14, 2021
University of Cardiff (Wales)
General Partnership Development: "Exploring Collaboration Opportunities: Academic Programs, Research"

December 8, 2020
Tafila Technical University (Jordan)
General Partnership Development: "Exploring Collaboration Opportunities: Academic Programs, Research"

November, 17 2020
New Nation School (Ghana)
General Partnership Development: "Exploring Collaboration Opportunities: Academic Programs"

October 29, 2020
University of Bristol (U.K.)
Exploratory Research Collaboration Webinar: "Exploring Collaboration Opportunities: Research"

September 29, 2020
Eskisehir Technical University (Turkey)
General Partnership Development: "Exploring Collaboration Opportunities: Academic Programs, Research"

August 31, 2020
Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco (Brazil)
Faculty Opportunity Webinar: “The Future of Research and Collaboration between Institutions” 

August 26, 2020
Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic)
Student Opportunity Webinar: “Keeping the Dream of Studying in the US Alive”

August 24, 2020
Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco (Brazil)
Faculty Opportunity Webinar: “Global Classrooms, Virtual Study Abroad and Short-Term Programs”

August 17, 2020
Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco (Brazil)
Student Opportunity Webinar: “Keeping the Dream of Studying in the US Alive and Breaking the Language Barrier”

July 23, 2020
Open to students from all partners
Student Opportunity Webinar: “Keeping the Dream of Studying in the US Alive”

July 20, 2020
Universidad Iberoamericana (Dominican Republic)
Student Opportunity Webinar: “Keeping the Dream of Studying in the US Alive”

June 30, 2020
Jakarta International College (Indonesia)
Student Opportunity Webinar: “Keeping the Dream of Studying in the US Alive”

June 11, 2020 
Challenge Your Knowledge (CCYK) (Colombia)
General Partnership Development: “Exploring Networking Opportunities”

 

Request a GPS Event

Current international partners and WMU faculty or staff may complete the following form to request a Global Partnership Showcase (GPS) event. Non-partner institutions wishing to collaborate with WMU should contact Alice Molvern, Assistant Manager of International Partnerships, at alice.molvern@wmich.edu

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