Spring 2014 SAGE Study Abroad Conference

The Spring 2014 SAGE Study Abroad Conference will be held on February 15th, 2014 at Norwich University. Register now!

About the Conference:
The second annual Students Abroad for Growth and Excellence (SAGE) Study Abroad Conference provides an array of information to college and university students who have recently returned from a study abroad experience. Developed by a committee of volunteers in the study abroad field, the conference will offer sessions in adjusting to re-entry, becoming an advocate for study abroad, marketing your international experience, exploring careers in international fields, finding opportunities to go abroad again, and integrating your international experience into your career as a junior officer . For more information on the workshops at this year’s conference please click here.

DOOR PRIZES AND PHOTO CONTEST                                                                                    Join us at the 2014 Spring SAGE Study Abroad Conference and get entered to win a $250 travel voucher from STA Travel!

Attend the 2014 SAGE Study Abroad Contest and be eligible to win a $250 travel voucher from STA Travel! Students who are present at the conference will be entered into a drawing for two $250 travel vouchers. Study Abroad advisors at the conference will be entered into a separate drawing for one $250 travel voucher.

Captured a memorable moment while you were abroad? Enter your photo into the 2014 SAGE Study Abroad Conference photo contest for the opportunity to win up to $250 in travel vouchers from STA Travel. For more information including the rules and regulations of the contest please click here.

CONFERENCE SPEAKER
Dr. Robert R. Greene Sands, Senior Research Fellow at Institute for the Study of Language and Culture at Norwich University 

Dr. Sands is an accomplished speaker, presenter and lecturer.   He routinely presents on culture and language to such populations as Foreign Area Officers, DIA, National Geospatial Agency (NGA) and other groups of intelligence analysts and attaches, military linguists, and USAF Air Mobility personnel. He has presented to US Africa Command, Defense Language and National Security and Education Office, Interagency Language Roundtable, and other DoD and USG organizations and agencies.

Dr. Sands has researched and published on cross-cultural competence, the importance of culture to military populations, and the use of environmental and cultural security in partnership building. He is the author of six books and numerous chapters and articles on topics including cross-cultural competence, environmental security, building partnerships and sustainability, sport and culture, ethnographic theory, and the cognitive origins of religion. He is currently co-editing a seminal volume on 3C in the military.

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