Student Selected for International Institute
Dustin Amato, who studied abroad in both Chile and Bilbao, Spain, was selected by the Institute for International Education to participate in a program titled Americans for Informed Democracy, in Berlin, all expenses paid. Amato spent a week in Germany discussing democracy with other American and European students.
Graduate Student Goes to UC Berkeley with $25,000 Fellowship
Usree Bhattacharya, 2006, MA, Teaching International Languages, was the number one PhD applicant at UC Berkeley in the Department of Education. Bhattacharya was awarded a prestigious Berkeley Fellowship of $25,000, which will allow her to devote her full energies to her doctoral studies.
International Training Programs
The School of Graduate, International, and Interdisciplinary Studies provides professional training opportunities for international educators and other professionals. During 2005 and 2006, educators from Afghanistan, the Middle East, Central Asia, Ukraine, and Russia visited Chico on 3- to-6-week training programs that focused on civic education and democratic institutions.