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  • Karen Weng, program specialist at the Shanghai Office; Joanna Hu, program specialist at the Shanghai Office; GET Coordinator Allison Wheeler; GET Coordinator Wendy Spencer; GET Director Matt Rosenstein; Nianhua Wang, GET representative for China Training Programs; Grant Brewer, GET associate director for strategic initiatives; and Shujun (Amy) Chen, GET associate director for administration and operations, pose for a photo during the 30-year celebration event on March 22.

    GET celebrates 30 years of China Executive Leadership Programs

    The Global Education and Training (GET) and UIUC Shanghai Office team celebrated 30 years of collaboration with Chinese partners in March 2024. 

    GET members traveled to China to reignite, continue, and celebrate GET and Illinois’ historic relationships with organizations, universities, and alumni of their joint programs.

    The China Executive Leadership Programs 30th Anniversary Celebration was held in late March.

  • GET Offers Training Workshops Abroad

    GET will offer EducationUSA Leadership Institute workshops abroad in Kazakhstan and Japan in 2017, as a continuation of a similar program GET ran in 2015 after being selected as a host institution by the Institute of International Education (IIE) on behalf of the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA).

  • get leadership with bolashak scholars

    Investments in knowledge bring better gain

    AlmaU teachers Bodaubaeva Gulmira Akhanovna and Umirzakova Dinara Kaldybekovna share their thoughts on their experience at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

  • Watch: Summer Heritage Academy at Illinois

    Developed in conjunction with the Collaborative for Cultural Heritage Management and Policy (CHAMP), the Summer Heritage Academy is an intensive, immersive, interdisciplinary program focused on the inter-related areas of cultural heritage, heritage management, historic preservation, cultural tourism, and economic development. Led by University of Illinois professors with expertise in cultural heritage and historic preservation, the Academy has been specifically created for Chinese colleagues. It offers classroom learning, analysis of comparative case studies, practical field research experiences to enrich participants’ professional development and add value to the participants’ home institutions.

  • Watch: Global Education and Training welcomes students from Beijing University of Agriculture for agricultural management program

    Students from Beijing University of Agriculture share their experiences from Global Education and Training’s 2016 Agriculture Management Program. Developed together with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s College of Agriculture, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences (ACES), students participated in lectures with Illinois professors, site visits to local farms, and corporate visits while immersing themselves in the full American college experience. This program was generously supported by Archer Daniels Midland (ADM).

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    GET News: Fall 2023

    GET's fall newsletter is here! Read the update from Director Matt Rosenstein and explore the latest updates and stories.