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2017

March: TIEC Provides Strong English Base for Korean College Graduates Seeking U.S. Internships; Texas Educators Share Their Classrooms and Best Practices with Uruguayan Counterparts; Nihon University Students Immerse in Texas Culture; Korean Fulbright Training Enhanced by Texas School Visits; Spotlight on Other Activities

2016

September: Korean Officials Sharpen Their Communication Skills While Building Professional Relationships During Month-Long Program at TIEC; TIEP Online: An Innovative Approach to English Instruction for Uruguayan Classrooms; Mishima Students Explore U.S. Culture Beyond the Classroom in Specially-Designed Program

June: TIEC Representatives Speak at Yucatán Conference; TIEP Instructors Share Professional Experiences at TESOL International Convention; TIEC Operating Council Discusses Current Initiatives and Long-Range Objectives

February: Brazilian Teachers Experience U.S. Education and Culture; Korean Fulbright Teachers Complete Rigorous Seven-Week Program in Texas; TIEP at Lamar Scholarship Recipient Named to LU President's List; Japanese Undergraduates Combine English Study and Cultural Immersion

2015

December: University Express℠ Teaches Math to English Language Learners; New Year Opens with Continued Focus on English Teacher Training; CEA Grants 10-Year Reaccreditation to TIEP; Texas Woman's University Celebrates International Education Week; Bridge Enrollment Grows at Lamar University

September: Mexican Students and Faculty Explore Texas Culture and Campus Life at Lamar University; Mishima Students and Teachers Enjoy Array of Experiences in Austin; First TIEP at Lamar Scholarship Awarded to Vietnamese Student; TIEC Welcomes Texas A&M University-Texarkana

June: University of Houston-Downtown Hosts Spring Operating Council Meeting; TIEC Welcomes New Recruitment Coordinator for Its Intensive English Programs; Austin Music Scene Attracts Blues Guitarist as His English Language Learning Destination; TIEP Well Represented at International TESOL Conference

March: TIEC Spearheads Professional Development Programs for International Educators; Brazil: Focus on Implementation; Japan: In-Depth Training; Korea: Cultural Immersion; Uruguay: Dual-Language Capabilities

2014

November: Hundreds of Mexican Students at TIEP for Intensive English Courses; TIEP at Lamar Programs Draw the Spotlight in Southeast Asia Trip; TIEC-Affiliated Campus Highlights: The University of Texas At Dallas; UTA-EWU Internship Program Provides Classroom Experience for Korean Education Students

August: Mishima Students Experience Texas Culture While Polishing Their English Skills; Japanese Teachers Begin Six Months of Training and Cultural Immersion at TIEC; University ExpressSM Prepares International Students for American University Life

May: John Schmidt Opens 2014 TESOL International Association Convention; Chilean Institute Signs Collaboration Agreement with TIEC; Studying at TIEP is a Family Affair; TIEP at Lamar Prepares Chinese Graduate Student for Admission to Lamar University; TIEC Operating Council Discusses Challenges and Opportunities in International Higher Education

February: Uruguayan Fulbright Teachers Share Their Experiences and Best Practices with Austin Peers; TIEP at Lamar Attains Four-Year Accreditation Extension; Korean Teachers Enjoy Local Texas Culture in 13th Annual Fulbright Program; Record Number of Nihon University Students Devote Their Spring Vacation to English Study in Austin; Departing Japanese Teachers Recount Highlights of Six-Month Training Program; SeoulTech Students Attend TIEP at Lamar Classes During University Exchange Program; Chile's Mayor University Seeks Partnerships with Texas Universities

2013

November: University Express℠ Offers International Students an Accelerated Route to Academic Success; TIEC Training Opportunities Draw International Attention at Beijing Workshop; TIEP at Lamar Experience Led Student to Pursue Lamar University Degree; TIEP Student Services Team Hones Skills at NAFSA Professional Development Workshops; Vice President Finds Open Doors in Visits to TIEC-Affiliated Campuses

August: TIEC Welcomes New Vice President; TIEP Faculty Member Represents TexTESOL in Capitol Hill Meetings; Japanese English Teachers Arrive for Intensive Six-Month Program; Mishima Students Enjoy Texas-Style Cultural Experience; TIEP at Lamar to Host CEA Site Visit

May: TESOL President Visits TIEC after 2013 International Convention in Dallas; TIEP at Lamar Receives SEVP Approval as Branch Campus of TIEP; TIEC Welcomes Texas Universities to the Spring TIEP University Fair; TIEC Operating Council Discusses Initiatives to Enhance International Education

February: Japanese Undergraduates Study English at TIEC During Spring Break; TIEP at Lamar Prepares for Next Steps in CEA Accreditation Process; 12th Fulbright Program Brings Korean Teachers to Texas Communities; Japanese English Teachers Complete Six Months at TIEC; Dr. Joe W. Neal - A Tribute; TIEC Career Opportunity: Vice President

2012

November: Japanese English Teachers Prepare for Visit to Austin Area Schools; Asian Universities Seek More Texas Students; New TIEP Branch at Lamar University Names First Director; TIEP Student Profile: Tatiane Hoshida Felipe; TIEC Welcomes New Communication Manager; University Fair Brings Campus Reps to TIEP; Operating Council Holds Fall Meeting at UT Dallas

May: TIEP Sends Large Delegation to Annual TESOL International Convention; Spring 2012 University Fair is Well Attended; TIEC Operating Council Convenes at UT Tyler; Two Chinese Delegations Visit TIEC Headquarters

February: Enthusiastic Korean Teachers Participate in Fulbright American Studies Institute; Japanese Teachers Complete Six-Month Training; TIEC Begins Review and Update of PMU Curriculum; Nihon University-TIEC Partnership Provides Unique Opportunity for 16 Undergraduates

2011

November: TIEP Faculty Play Leading Role at TexTESOL State Conference; TIEP Provides Instructional Services to Lamar University; TIEC Operating Council Convenes at TAMU-SA's New Campus; Taiwanese Government Employees Study Language and Culture at TIEC

August: New Vice President Welcomed to TIEC; TIEC Greets Teachers from Japan for Training Program; Majmaah University Strategic Planning Process Continues; TIEC Conducts Study for New Higher Education Institution; TIEC to Review and Update PMU Curriculum; Japanese Students Savor American Experience at TIEP

February: Tenth Group of Korean Fulbrighters Receive Practical Training in Texas; Japanese Students Arrive for Intensive English Study During Their Winter Break; Eleventh American Studies Institute Brings EFL Teachers from India to TIEC; Texas Public Universities in the News

2010

November: Texas A&M-San Antonio Looks Forward to Active Involvement in TIEC Programs; TIEC Designs Key Elements of New Engineering University in Vietnam; Al Saleh University Prepares for Opening After Completion of TIEC Design; Presidential Delegation from Dominican Republic Visits TIEC Headquarters; TIEC Participates in Strategic Planning Process for New Saudi University; Short Takes

March: TIEC Workshop in Yemen Defines Key Elements of Design for New University; Making International Connections in Texas

January: Vietnamís Expanding Educational Needs Present Opportunities for Texas Universities; Ceremony Brings Congratulations and Praise

2009

November: Operating Council Discusses Strategic Planning, TIEC Services, and New Opportunities; At Forum on Vietnam, TIEC Presents the Power of 32 Universities; Traveling Texas, TIEC Vice President Builds Ties With Member Universitites; Korean Teacher Program Confirms Ninth Annual Visit to TIEP

October: TIEP Students and Texas Universities Meet at Fair to Discuss Admissions; New Relationships with Universities In East Asia Move Closer to Reality; TIEC Builds Relationships With University Colleges of Education

September: TIEC Workshop Presents Findings and Ideas for Design of Al Saleh University; TIEC Vice President Takes to the Road Promoting Programs for Student Mobility

July: Chilean and Brazilian Teachers Learn to Blend Study of Language and Culture; TIEC Attends Launch of New Iraqi Scholarship Program in Washington

June: TIEC Experts and Top Leadership of Yemen Launch Design Project for New University; Retreat Focuses on Expanded Programs; Korean University Seeks Texas Partnerships

May: New TIEC Vice President Brings Expertise in International Education and Business; Information Session Helps Foreign Students and Texas Universities Make Connections; Campus Selecting Designs for New Buildings; Enhancing Support for International Studies

March: Trip to Korea and Japan Lays Groundwork for Revitalized International Partnerships; Chilean Teachers Learn From Many Classrooms; Japanese and Americans Learn From Each Other

January: Korean teachers see American history in the making; TIEC helps plan new campus in Kuwait; Saudi educators visit Texas to study community college and university operations

2008

November: TIEC charts a path to expanding its services; Graduate student builds her skills for study in the U.S.; Longtime colleagues honor TIEC founder; Texans discuss best practices with European colleagues

October: English is a valuable tool for a TIEP graduae in Beijing; TIEC participates in PMU opening ceremony; New chair and vice chair of TIEC Board begin duties; Texans head to Liverpool to share education ideas;Student Services Administrator named at TIEP

July: TIEC Presents Recommendations for Formula Funding in Yemen; TIEC Convenes Study Abroad Focus Group to Explore Avenues of Statewide Collaboration; TIEC Assists UANL in IT Curriculum Reform Efforts; South American Teachers Focus on American Culture & EFL Teaching Methodologies; TIEP Hosts Japanese High School Students for Intensive English Language and Cultural Study

May: Mexican Students Appreciate Expanded Learning Opportunities of TIEP Home Stay Program, TIEC-THECB Workshop on Study Abroad Attracts Statewide Interest, TIEP International Fair Inspires Cultural Appreciation, Staff News

April: TIEC Hosts Dean of Indian Management Institute, Study Abroad Session to Review Best Practices, TIEC Assists UANL in IT Curricular Review, Integrated Learning Provides Exposure to U.S. Culture and Language for Japanese Students, TIEC Campus Visits Continuing at Fast Pace, Nominations Sought for TIEC VP Position

February: TIEC President Begins Visits to Affiliated University Campuses, Search for New TIEC Vice President Under Way, South American Teachers Explore U.S. Culture, Fulbright Administrator Becomes TIEP Student, New Director of Corporate Affairs Welcomed

January: China Visit Indicates Strong Demand For More Study Opportunities in Texas, Korean Educators Arrive for 7th Annual Fulbright American Studies Institute, TIEP Instructors Present at MEXTESOL, TIEC Signs Memorandum of Understanding with UAE Academy in Abu Dhabi, Texas Delegation Travels to Egypt Conference, India Visit Promotes Interest in TIEC Programs

2007

October: New TIEC President Will Seek to Strengthen Ties to 32 Member Universities, TIEP Experts Develop Pilot English Test for Korean Middle School Students, TIEC Delivers Design for New English Language Center at Egyptian University, Forging New Relationships in the Middle East

August: Taiwanese High School Students from Austin's Sister City Study English at TIEP, Ninth Mishima Summer Program Under Way, Argentine ESL Teachers Participate in Fourth American Studies Institute, TIEP Assists Egyptian University in Design of New English Language Center

January: Sixth Group of Korean Fulbrighters at TIEC, Yemen Workshop on Higher Ed Finance, New TIEC-Designed Saudi University Opens, TIEP Director Conducts Study in Egypt, Nihon University Students Arrive in February, TIEP hosts Latin American ESL Teachers

2006

April: New Saudi University Prepares to Open in Fall, Reform of Yemen Higher Education Finance, Learning English to Become a Chef

March: TIEC Marks the 5th Anniversary of Fulbright American Studies Institute for Korean Secondary School Teachers of English, Latin American Teachers Explore U.S. Culture

2005

November: TIEP's Oldest Student Learns English With An International View of Life, University Express Offers The Help Students Need, TIEC Announces New Overseas Opportunities

Fall: TIEC at Twenty: Three presidents Discuss Where We've Been and Where We're Going in International Education.

July: The University of Houston-Victoria Joins TIEC, Stengthening Its Commitment to International Education and Understanding, Students Learn English All Around Austin.

June: TIEP is Among the Leaders Offering Quality, Accredited Programs in ESL, TIEC Experts Review Proposals for Technology at PMU, and Farewell, Laurie Henderson; Hello, Angelique Kotronakis.

May: University Express Assists Students Seeking U.S. University Admission, and International Education also Teaches the Teacher

April: Texas Educators Help PMU Meet Women Students' Needs, TIEC Confers on Education in Albania

March: Tutoring Lets International Professionals Combine English Study, Work Schedules, TIEP's One Stop Help Desk, and PMU Team Meeting in Austin.

February: New Group Study Program for International Undergrads Begins at TIEP, Design Under Way for PMU Technology, Training, and Policies, Faculty Travel to Morocco, and a picture from the Fulbright American Studies Institute for Korean Secondary School Teachers of English.

January: Texas Business Faculty Praise Moroccan Teaching Experience, and Korean Teachers Complete Study in Austin, Depart for Schools Across Texas.

2004

December: Season’s Greetings from TIEC.

November: TIEP Trip to Japan and Korea Extends Opportunities for Study Abroad in Texas, Two More Steps for PMU, and Higher Education Visitors from Vietnam.

October: TIEC's Middle East Visit Builds Alliances for International Education, and Korean Teachers of English Prepare for Texas Training.

September: Cooperative Egypt and Kuwait Agreements Expand TIEC Commitment to Middle East, and UT-Pan American Program Will Benefit TIEP Students.

August: TIEP Maintains Strong Student Enrollment in Challenging International Environment, Egyptian Educators Meet with TIEC to Develop Alliances that Enhance Education and Business, and link to TIEC's newly redesigned Web site.

July: TIEC Will Send Texas Faculty to Morocco to Teach in IIHEM's Business Program, EFL Programs: They're About More Than Languages, and a photo from TIEP's 4th of July Party

June: New TIEC Study Abroad Program Will Offer Opportunities for International Study in Texas, Summertime Is a Busy Time for English Study in Texas, and TIEC to Begin Recruiting New PMU Consulting Teams

May: Pam Stephenson Retires as Vice President, TIEP Students Now Can Receive Conditional Admission at Sul Ross, and Teams Turn Their Focus to Curricula and Learning at PMU

April: From Labs to Libraries, Texas Universities Are Inspiration for New Facilities at PMU; and TIEC Teams Busy Designing Professional Degree Programs

March: Japanese High Schoolers Visit Austin for Intensive English Language Study, TIEC-Affiliated Universities: The University of Texas-Pan American, New TIEP Study Abroad Program Scheduled to Begin, and TIEC Executive Committee Meeting Notice

February: Visits by TIEC Experts Help Move New Saudi University Closer to Reality, EFL Leaders Visit TIEC Under US State Department Program, and Korean Teachers of English Depart Texas with New Ideas and Materials

January: Fulbright Program Imparts ESL Methods and American Culture to Korean Teachers, Teams Begin Intensive Work Following First Visit to PMU, and Visit by Officials from the Republic of Uzbekistan

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2003

December: New Saudi University Project is Fully Under Way As TIEC Consulting Teams Begin Work, Dr. Simon Named to National Language Commission, and TIEP's Moya Awarded TexTESOLer of the Year

November: TIEC Prepares to Host 42 Korean Teachers for Third Annual Fulbright American Studies Institute, Space Analysis for New Saudi Girls College Moves Forward, TIEC Conducts Fall Operating Council Meeting in Clear Lake, and Dr. Terry Simon's Travel to Taiwan, Thailand, Korea, and Japan.

October: TIEC to Develop Plans for New Women's College in Western Saudi Arabia, TIEC Seeks Input on K-12 Development Initiatives, Formation of PMU Design Teams Now Under Way, and TIEC Board Elects New Slate of Officers for 2003-2004.

September: TIEC to Assist in Development of New Private University in Saudi Arabia, University of Qatar's New President Meets with TIEC, TIEC Plans Wrap-Up of ADEZ Management Review, and TIEP Prepares for Third Annual KAEC Institute.

July: TIEC Teams with UT-Permian Basin and UACH for Intensive Language Program, University Express Fine-Tunes Program to Meet Student Needs, and TIEP Students Benefit from Expanded Placement Options.

June: TIEC President Urges Moroccans to Seek Understanding of "Common Good", TIEC Wraps Up Abu Dhabi Strategic Education Review, TIEP Students Learn about Pet Therapy in Nursing Homes, TIEC Consultant Assesses Egyptian Educational Initiatives, and TIEC Board of Directors and Executive Committee to Meet

May: TIEC Team Conducts Management Review of Abu Dhabi Education Zone, TIEC-Affiliated Universities: The University of Texas at San Antonio, University of Qatar Strategic Planning Process Moves Ahead with TIEC Assistance, and A Special Tribute to Charlotte Gilman.

April: TIEC Teams Up with UTPB in New Language Exchange with Mexico, Introducing...TIEC Study Guide to Texas Universities, TIEC Continues to Assist in Design of New Egyptian University, and University Highlights: Texas A&M University-Commerce.

March: Chinese Accounting Officials Study Texas University Management Practices, Indonesian Educational Leaders Discuss Stronger Ties to Texas Universities, a feature on Lamar University, and Recent TIEC Visitors.

February: Korean Fulbright Participants Reflect on Their Seven-Week Training Experience, University of Qatar Readies New Strategic Plan for Implementation, Saudi Delegation Visits Austin, TIEC Officers Explore International Education Opportunities with TARL.

January: TIEC Architectural Team Reports on Cairo Visit, University of Qatar Develops Eight Strategic Action Plans, Texas Schools to Share Their Know-How with 32 Korean ESL Teachers.

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2002

December: TIEC Joins "Partners for a Competitive Egypt", TIEC Prepares for arrival of 32 Korean Secondary Teachers of English, Japanese Teachers to Bring American Experience to Their Students Back Home, K-12 Experts Sought for New International Consulting Opportunities, TIEC Executive Committee Meeting.

November: TIEC Conducts Strategic Plan Workshops in Qatar, TIEC to Review K-12 Education in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Zooming in on American Culture, and Qualified TIEP Applicants Get an Edge on University Admission.

October: Fulbright Program for Secondary School Teachers, TIEC President Visits Qatar, Taiwanese Visitors Observe TIEP Programs, and a feature on Sul Ross State University.

September: Inaugural Class of University Express Students, University Express Admission Dates, Update on New Private University in Abu Dhabi Feasibility Study, Notice of TIEC Executive Committee Meeting, and a feature on The University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

August: Mishima 2002 Wonderful Memories, TIEC Welcomes Japanese Teachers for an English Teacher Training Program, and a feature on University of North Texas.

July: Oita in Texas 2002, Nihon University-Mishima Senior High School 2002 Summer Program, TIEC Executive Vice President in Taiwan, TIEC Executive Officers Visit Egypt, TIEC Board of Directors Elects New Officers, and a feature on Texas Tech University.

June: TIEP’s English for Academic Purposes Program, TIEC travels to Texas A&M University in preparation for Mishima 2002, TIEC Executive Vice President visits Taiwan, TIEP Director attends NAFSA Conference, and a feature on The University of Texas at Arlington.

May: TIEC meets with representatives from two Chinese organizations, TIEC and TIEP officers visit affiliated campuses, TIEC provides strategic planning assistance for the University of Qatar, Operating Council meets in Dallas, Board of Directors and Executive Committee scheduled to meet in July, and a feature on West Texas A&M University.

April: TIEP launches University Express, a new comprehensive, customized nine-month university preparation program.

March: TIEC’s program development efforts in East and Southeast Asia, TIEP’s English for Communication and Culture Program, a program update on TIEC’s Feasibility Study for a new private university in Abu Dhabi, and a feature on The University of Texas at Tyler.

February: TIEC’s Feasibility Study for a new private university in Abu Dhabi, TIEP’s English for Business and Careers Program, The Weekender newsletter produced by Student Services, a program update on the University of Future Africa in Senegal, and a feature on Texas Southern University.

January: Fulbright American Studies Institute for Korean Secondary School Teachers of English, TIEP’s English Teacher Training Program for the Japanese Ministry of Education, TIEC visits the University of Qatar and Senegal, TIEC’s Executive Committee initiates video-conferencing, and Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

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2001

December: TIEC’s new Strategic Planning Services contract with the University of Qatar, TIEP’s new University and College Placement Service, an update on Al-Hussein Bin Talal University and TIEC’s efforts to place Jordanian graduate students at universities throughout Texas, and the University of Houston-Clear Lake.

November: TIEC Operating Council meeting, new Executive Committee officers, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, UTA/TIEC workshop on international program issues, and Texas Intensive English Program evening courses.

October: Korean Secondary School Teacher Training Program, TIEP Business English student report on International Good Neighbor Council meeting, and official opening of the Qatar Academic Bridge Program.

September: TIEC's 16th anniversary, Texas A&M International University, and TIEP as official TOEIC testing site.

August: Dar Al Hekma College in Saudi Arabia, Tarleton State University, and Nihon University-Mishima High School Summer Program.

July: Into Africa: Morocco 2001 study abroad program, graduation ceremony at the International Institute for Higher Education in Morocco, TIEP Oita in Texas summer program, TIEC travel to Qatar and Egypt, Stephen F. Austin State University, and visitors from Saudi Arabia.

June: NAFSA conference, Sam Houston State University, visitor from Ecuador, visit to The University of Texas at Arlington, TIEP computer lab upgrades, and TIEC Board of Directors meeting.

May: New Qatar Academic Bridge Program Director, Angelo State University, visitors from Mexico, feasibility study for new university in Qatar, TIEP spring semester, and TIEP CEA accreditation.

April: Morocco, Qatar Academic Bridge Program, and sponsored graduate-student program with Al-Hussein Bin Talal University in Jordan.

March: July 2000 TIEC Board Chairman, Summer 2001 study abroad programs in Morocco, Qatar Academic Bridge Program, Operating Council meeting, and Higher Education Fair.

February: New executive team at TIEC, Qatar Academic Bridge Program, and summer study abroad opportunities in Morocco.

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