Aussies on Ice at SAIT Arena - October 2010
October 7, 2010 –Aussies on ice may seem like a fish out of water, but nine exchange students and an instructor from down-under faired quite well at SAIT Arena yesterday.
GEN Project Management Programme 2010
nstitute of Technical Education built on the success of SAIT Polytechnic’s Project Management short exchange in 2009 by hosting a high profile program in Project Management from 24 July – 16 August 2010 for students from all GEN partner colleges.
What do the cartoon series SpongeBob SquarePants, Aspirin making and the Amazing Race have in common?
They are all part of a student exchange programme that ITE offered to a group of six students from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) Polytechnic located in Calgary, Canada
Inaugural GEN Coordinators Conference 2010
The first GEN (Operational) Coordinator’s meeting was held in Toronto in July 2010. Attended by representatives from each of the GEN colleges, the opportunity allowed GEN coordinators to have face -to-face collaboration on issues of student exchange arrangements, expectations and support services . With an agenda coordinated by Kirkwood Community College, the meeting allowed for discussion of operational guidelines, and common tools to assist with the implementation of exchanges. Academic calendars for the following year were examined and ways to streamline exchange activity identified. Participants were in unanimous agreement that collaboration at this level is an essential key to ongoing growth and success with the Global Education Network.
GEN Planning Conference 2009
The GEN Planning Conference was hosted by SAIT Polytechnic from June 29 - July 3, 2009 in the beautiful, scenic town of Banff, as well as in Calgary.
GEN Planning Conference 2011
Upcoming GEN Planning Conference will be hosted at Kirkwood Community College June 18-23, 2011.
The GEN Strategic Plan will be revisited as well as a renewal of the GEN Memorandum of Understanding. There will be at least 5 representatives from each of the four GEN institutions attending the conference and contributing input to the process.
Activities will include participation in the Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival, Hands-on Culinary Activities at the new Hotel at Kirkwood Center and several other experiences directly related to the culture and heritage of the American Midwest, particularly Iowa.