Event offers faculty a chance to learn about Academics Without Borders

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Academics Without Borders and York International are co-hosting an information session on program opportunities, Tuesday, Oct. 12, between 10: 30 a.m. and 12 p.m. ET.

Academics Without Borders’ mission is to help people in the developing world realize their dreams through higher education because education is the key to a flourishing society. Projects undertaken by Academics Without Borders involve the full range of university activities from expanding and improving existing institutions and programs to helping create new ones.

York University faculty members are invited to join the Oct. 12 information session, which will offer an overview of Academics Without Borders programs and opportunities; information about it’s Strengthening Engineering Education and Research (SEER) Initiative; testimonials from Academics Without Borders’ partners and volunteers on their program experience; and, information about ways to get involved with Academics Without Borders as a York faculty member.

To view the full agenda, click here.

In addition to presentations from Academics Without Borders’ Executive Director Greg Moran and Corrie Young, associate executive director, projects & networks, Professor Marina Freire-Gormaly from York’s Lassonde School of Engineering will be sharing her experience co-leading an volunteer project in Uganda (see this YFile article for a snapshot of her Academics Without Borders experience).

York International looks forward to seeing faculty at this engaging and informative event. To register, use this link: https://yorku.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUofuGsrDMsH9DCPdprSFepJY8JPGxCylM7.
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