On Nov. 7, 2013 the College of the Extended University kicked off International Education week with a cultural exchange program for 250 students and faculty from Nihon Kogakuin Music College.
Dr. Eva Anneli Adams, Executive Director of Global Initiatives at Cal Poly Pomona, is one of five authors featured in the International Leadership Journal, Summer 2013 edition. This prestigious peer reviewed, online journal is published three times a year by Thomas Edison State College in Trenton, New Jersey.
Dr. Adams’ paper entitled, "Context, Culture, and Cognition: The Significant Factors of Global Leadership Research," centers on the sociology of leadership and explores existing research with a focus on the social and cultural context of leadership.
The featured piece also examines common elements woven throughout past and present global leadership research and focuses on how leaders became who they are, and why they exhibit certain characteristics.
Dr. Adams joined the College of the Extended University in June 2012 as executive director of global initiatives, overseeing the administration and activities at the International Center and the Cal Poly English Language Institute. In addition, she manages international program development and administration of the college's global education programs.
For 20 years, the English Language Institute has welcomed students from all over the world who are interested in improving their written and spoken language skills to pursue higher education in the United States.
|The College of the Extended University has been recognized by the State Administration of Foreign Expert Affairs (SAFEA) as an outstanding provider of customized training programs for delegations from China. Through CEU's Global Education Programs Office, curriculum is customized to meet specific needs and interests of each group. Hands-on experiences such as tours and site visits to local businesses and facilities further enhance the knowledge and experience obtained during the training programs. Some of the more popular training topics include agriculture, clean energy, education administration, financial risk management and business management and public policy.
|Continuing Partnership – Dr. Howard Evans, seated on left, Dean of the College of the Extended University (CEU) and International Center, signs a training agreement with the Director of the State Administration of Foreign Expert Affairs (SAFEA) Beijing Office, during a recent trip to China. Dr. Evans was one of seven representatives invited to the stage from among 245 meeting attendees in recognition of CEU’s exemplary training programs for SAFEA.||International Recognition – Cal Poly Pomona’s College of the Extended University renewed its training agreement with the State Administration of Foreign Expert Affairs (SAFEA) during SAFEA’s annual conference in China in April. The university originally received SAFEA certification in 2008 from the central governmental agency of the People’s Republic of China. As an authorized provider of professional enhancement programs to select groups of Chinese government officials, the CEU was recognized by SAFEA for its reputation of providing exceptional training programs. SAFEA certification must be reviewed annually and is renewed by SAFEA based on continued outstanding performance by each training provider.|
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