The Public Humanities and Modern Africa: An Interdisciplinary Symposium

Scholars and practitioners of history, anthropology, archaeology, art, education research design, geography, and library and information sciences from Maseno University in Kenya, Arizona State University, Bowling Green State University, Hamilton College, Minnesota State University, Texas Southern University, the University of Connecticut, and Cleveland State University gather to explore how the humanities, informed by best practices […]

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Advocating for Human and Civil Rights for Minority Communities

Cleveland has a rich history of championing civil rights and diversity. Cleveland’s African-American community has been a dominant force since the early 19th century, leading to Carl Stokes being elected as one of the first African-American mayors in a major U.S. city. Cleveland also has a bright history of defending civil rights in court and […]

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2015 Annual Meeting

Our annual celebration of the previous year’s accomplishments and recognition of our volunteers will feature President Ronald M. Berkman of Cleveland State University.   Ronald M. Berkman became President of Cleveland State University in April 2009. Throughout his tenure at CSU, President Berkman has continued to expand the university’s  global reach. CSU remains consistently ranked […]

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Cleveland Clinic Presents: Ideas for Tomorrow

Cleveland Clinic invites you to attend this free event featuring Admiral Michael Rogers Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service Adm. Rogers is Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service assuming these duties in April 2014. Rogers has also served as the director for Intelligence for both […]

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Global Health – Building Country Capacity

This project is promoting international cooperation on the common challenges facing the global community in preventing, treating, and managing health problems affecting general populations, such as infectious diseases, cancer, stroke, heart disease, diabetes and HIV-related illnesses.  A diverse group of healthcare professionals from Guinea, Iraq, Nigeria, Palestinian Territories, Panama, Saudi Arabia, Republic of South Sudan, Uganda and Yemen […]

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IBN Presents: International Speed Networking Night

Come and meet your international business colleagues from Northeast Ohio under a fun-filled, friendly and action-packed setting. Get to know your International Teammates! “Speed Networking” Featuring Experts in the Fields of: Export, Import Trade Finance & Banking Marketing and Distribution Joint Ventures Government Support Programs Government Restrictions Legal Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Great Lakes Brewing […]

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Economic Development: Creating the Right Conditions for Investment and Entrepreneurship

Representatives from Bosnia and Herzegovina will explore examples of successful economic development programs in the United States, especially through legislative or executive actions that fostered a positive climate for investment and entrepreneurship.  The group will observe how cities and states that have lost factories and manufacturing jobs re-develop their economies by focusing on other sectors. International […]

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State and Local Governments

Cleveland will host international visitors from Argentina, Botswana, Liberia, Republic of Korea, Spain, and Tajikistan.  The goal of the project is to introduce the structures and functions of the U.S. federalist system of government, with emphasis on the division of authority and responsibility between federal, state, and local governments; International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) Program Each […]

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Volunteerism in the U.S.

Visitors from Guinea-Bissau, Malawi, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka and Yemen are coming to Cleveland to examine the impact of volunteerism in U.S. communities and how volunteers are inspired to help foster a culture of service, civic involvement and responsibility.  By sharing best practices, and opportunities to volunteer, participants will better understand the importance of volunteerism […]

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Climate Change and Green Energy

Nine visitors from China are coming to Cleveland to address resource management and environmentally conscious government, NGOs, and private companies.  Our guests will b examining the importance of transparency in building public support for pollution control green initiatives and exploring alternative development paths that grow the economy while preserving natural resources. International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) […]

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