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International Research Forum Set at Mississippi College

April 15, 2014

Professors from Mexico, the USA and other nations are invited to the International Research Forum at Mississippi College.

The April 27-May 1 conference on the Clinton campus is sponsored by the National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, Mississippi College and the Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila in Mexico.

It’s an opportunity for professors to submit timely research papers at the meetings, said Mei-Chi Piletz, executive director of MC’s Office of Global Education.

Topics will include healthcare issues, immigration, social media, global initiatives and education.

Student registration costs are $160. Fees are $200 for faculty and staff members.

Mississippi College is home to a growing number of international students. There are 273 international students from 26 nations taking MC classes this spring. They come from such countries as China, India, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, and South Korea.

For more information, contact Mei-Chi Piletz at 601.925.7635 or mcpiletz@mc.edu or go to www.NAAAS.org.

Photo: Mei-Chi Piletz