Celebrating International Education Week (November 16, 2020)

November 16, 2020 International Education Week November 16-20, 2020 is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education with the goal to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and […]

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, the challenges ahead (November 10, 2020)

Written by: Fazela Haniff Heading up the Urban Alliance on Race Relations in Toronto in 1990 allowed me to build a career through a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion lens before LinkedIn existed; before it was okay to post likes for sharing examples of nudges or outing racist behavior. With the increased visibility of inclusion challenges, […]

Proposal to Replace Duration of Status (October 19, 2020)

Written by Jodi Simek Credential evaluation companies and other businesses that rely on international student mobility may want to review and provide comment on the proposed regulation to replace “Duration of Status” with a fixed time of admission to the United States for international students (of 2 or 4 years depending on a number of […]

Dreaming of a Brighter and Better Education System (October 1, 2020)

Written by: Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert   Photo: Maui, HI / Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert If I had a choice as to who would be our next Secretary of Education, it would be either Dr. Jill Biden or Dr. Michael Sorrell, President of Paul Quinn College.  Both have proven years of experience in the field and are genuine about […]

Detecting Fake University Degrees in a Digital World (May 16, 2020)

In 2019, the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE) hosted its annual symposium discussing the digital retention and transmission of academic documents.  An issue that was of great concern then and continues to be today is how do we maintain credential evaluation standards in a world that is rapidly digitizing? How do we ensure credential […]