Spanish International Engineering Program at the University of Rhode Island: Internships and Exchanges

Robert Manteiga, University of Rhode Island
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Robert Manteiga, University of Rhode Island CONAHEC conference proceedings The University of Rhode Island's five-year dual-degree program leads to a B.S. in engineering and a B.A. in Spanish. About 70 percent of the students spend one semester in either Spain or Mexico at partner universities. All students in the program are required to do a six-month internship with an international company in Spain or Latin America. Learn about the program's progress since its inception five years ago, and how you might replicate this model.

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CONAHEC's 8th North American Higher Education Conference - Calgary 2002
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Join leaders and practitioners of higher education, business, government and students in Calgary, Canada for the VIII North American Higher Education Conference. Conference participants will work together to shape the collaborative agenda in North American higher education. We will review the outcomes of past efforts since "Wingspread", the first trinational education gathering in 1992. We will then develop strategies to meet the challenges we must overcome in the next decade.