2018

April 2018 – Delegation Visit from Niulanshan First Secondary School, Beijing, China

Mr.Yiming Dong, Dean of the Niulanshan First Secondary School, Beijing, China presented a Chinese poietic calligraphy scroll wrote by his students to Mr. Joseph Canale, Esq., Principal, College of Staten Island High School for International Studies.A group delegation of 15 teachers from Niulanshan First Secondary School, Beijing, China visited The College of Staten Island (CSI)  and the College of Staten Island High School for International Studies.  The delegation included the following 15 people, Mr. Yiming Dong, dean of the school; the teachers were comprised of Chinese, English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Art, History and Math teachers. Mr. Joseph Canale, Esq., Principal and Mrs. Lauren Torres, Assistant Principal of the CSI High School met with the group and warmly welcomed them. The guests were able to observe several classrooms, talked with students and teachers.  They visited the Biology class, Global History, Earth Science, etc.

In the afternoon, the guests met with several staff from CSI and interacted with Dr. Margaret Bérci about how the college educates future teachers; and classroom management.  Dr. Bérci is the Chairperson, Department of Curriculum and Instruction Chairperson; Social Studies Discipline of the School of Education.

This visit is coordinated by the Center for Global Engagement at CSI.  We provide customized educational seminars, academic training programs, intercultural communication, and practical training along or coupled with English language training. Contact us at instudy@csi.cuny.edu for more information.

A video report on the visit is available on the Center for Global Engagement’s Face Book page.

2017

November 2017 - A group from Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom

Visitors from Liverpool

A group of four faculty and staff from Liverpool John Moores University visited CSI.  They are interested in developing a new partnership between the two institutions to include student and faculty exchange.  The guests are:
Alastair Balchin, Associate Dean, Global Engagement, Liverpool Business School;
Dr. Alice Ferrebe, Associate Dean, Global Engagement, Faculty of Arts Professional and Social Studies;
Dr. Laura Bishop, Associate Dean, Faculty of Science, School of Natural Sciences and Psychology and
Ms. Guro Buchanan, Study Abroad Officer, International Relations.

November 2017 - A Visit of Ambassador María Teresa Merino Villarán de Hart, the Consul General of Peru in New York City

 Ambassador María Teresa Merino Villarán de Hart, the Consul General of Peru in New York City

Ambassador María Teresa Merino Villarán de Hart, the Consul General of Peru in New York City, paid a visit to the College of Staten Island’s Willowbrook campus on November 1. The Ambassador’s visit culminated with a keynote presentation titled “Advantages and Challenges of Diplomatic Life” at the Annual Induction Ceremony of the CSI Eta Lambda Chapter and her honorary induction into the organization. The Ambassador was joined by Carolina Portugal, the Deputy Consul of Peru in New York.

A video report on the visit is available on the Center for Global Engagement’s YouTube page.

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October - 2017 Shanghai University Business Study Tour (SHUMBA) at the College of Staten Island

MBA Students from Shanghai University Visit CSI Tech Incubator

A group of eight MBA students from Shanghai University in China visited the newly established CSI Tech Incubator, last week, and they received a warm welcome from Dr. Stephen Ferst, Executive Director, and Winnie Brophy, Special Program Coordinator, Center for Global Engagement... more

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July - Summer Business Study Tour 2017: Zhejiang University of Technology, Zhejiang, China

Students from Zhejiang University of Technology visit China-U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Manhattan

A group of 25 undergraduate students from Zhejiang University of Technology, Zhejiang, China visited the College of Staten Island over the summer. The 25 guests was participating a week-long Business Study Tour in New York city. Their visit to the U.S. is a combination of tourism and professional visits to companies in New York City, as well as to attend meetings, learn about local commerce and society in New York City with the College of Staten Island faculty and staff.  None of them have been to the U.S. before, so they would benefit from learning about American culture and business. 

September - Delegation from Tianjin University of Technology and Education, China

Guests from Tianjin University of Technology and Education with Dean Kenneth Gold, School of Education

A delegation from Tianjin University of Technology and Education, China visited CSI in September.  The purpose of their visit was to learn about college’s technology resources, creative teaching methodology, teacher training, and teacher development. They met with Dr. Stephen Ferst, Executive Director, Center for Global Engagement,

Dr. Kenneth Gold, Dean, School of Education and Dr. Michael Anderson, Director of Academic Assessment co-Director, Faculty Center for Professional Development

 

2015, 2014 and 2013

2015

  • Aisin AW Company Visit, October 2015
  • Visit of Copenhagen Business Academy, February 2015
  • Chinese University Leaders from Jiangsu Province January, 2015
  • Delegation of Leaders from the Ministry of Commerce in China, January 2015

Visitors and CSI Faculty

 

2014

Visitors from St. Petersburg

 

2013

  • Visit of Bahcesehir University, May 2013