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Volume 11 Edition 8: May 2012. Zachary Dayhuff, Editor

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Visitors and Scholars!

On April 23 – 24, 2012, IPC was pleased to welcome Mr. Joacim Martinsson, International Coordinator and Assistant Head of the School of Social Sciences at Linnaeus University in Vaxjo, Sweden. Mr. Martinsson was hosted by Larry Hyjek and Dr. Elizabeth “Jody” Natalle, Professor of Communications Studies. After two days of leisure time in Greensboro, Mr. Martinsson met with several Study Abroad and Exchanges staff, including Director Denise Bellamy, Assistant Director Tom Martinek, Jr., Incoming Exchange Coordinator Kaitlin Ritchie, Faculty Led Programs Coordinator Logan Stanfield, and Swedish Graduate Assistant Paulina Flasch.

Joacim Martinsson

Left to right: Kaitlin Ritchie, Gabriella Eriksson, Jessica Roberts, Paulina Huhtilainen, Logan Stanfield, and Joacim Martinsson.

Mr. Martinsson also had the opportunity to meet with many UNCG faculty and staff, including Dr. Tom Matyók, Assistant Professor of Conflict and Peace studies, Dr. Julie Brown, Head of the Sociology Department, Dr. Robert Hansen, Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and Dr. William Crowther, Head of the Political Science Department.

During his visit, Mr. Martinsson also had the opportunity to attend UNCG Communications Studies Senior Portfolio Presentations and to have lunch with two students on exchange from Linnaeus University, Gabriella Eriksson and Paulina Huhtilainen, as well as Jessica Roberts, Graduate Assistant in the Department of Conflict and Peace Studies.

IPC thanks everyone who made this a fruitful visit.

On May 3, 2012, IPC welcomed Dr. Mohamad J. Terro, Professor of Civil Engineering at Kuwait University. Dr. Terro was accompanied on his visit by Elie Azzi, MBA Research Associate at the Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoenginerring.

Kuwait visitors

Left to right: Elie Azzi, Denise Bellamy, Dr. Penelope Pynes, Dr. Mohamad J. Terro, Michael Elliott, Pamela Harrod, and Dr. Brad Teague.

During his visit, Dr. Terro had the opportunity to learn about UNCG’s internationalization programs from several IPC staff, including Dr. Penelope Pynes, Associate Provost for International Programs, Michael Elliott, Director of International Student and Scholar Services, Denise Bellamy, Director of Study Abroad and Exchanges, Pamela Harrod, Director of International Admissions, and Dr. Brad Teague, Director of INTERLINK Language Center.

After meeting with IPC staff, Dr. Terro had the opportunity to meet with a number of Kuwaiti students of UNCG and INTERLINK, followed by a campus tour led by Jennifer Kelley, Administrative Support Specialist at UNCG.

Special thanks to everyone who contributed to this visit.

Previous editions:
- Vol 11, ed 7: April 2012
- Vol 11, ed 6: March 2012
- Vol 11, ed 5: January/February 2012
- Vol 11, ed 4: December 2011
- Vol 11, ed 3: November 2011
- Vol 11, ed 2: October 2011
- Vol 11, ed 1: September 2011

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