Cuba TIES IV

Diversity, Commitment and International Education

CUBA TIES IV REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

DATES: MONDAY, OCTOBER 22 – OCTOBER 26
WHERE: CIENFUEGOS, CUBA

Join us in Cienfuegos, Cuba as international education leaders gather for the 4th Workshop of Strategic Alliances for the Internationalization of Higher Education (Cuba TIES IV). Cuba TIES IV will take place from Monday, October 22 to Friday, October 26 hosted once again by the University of Cienfuegos. This year’s themes are commitment, diversity and international education.

Cuba TIES IV will be under the umbrella of the larger 2nd International Scientific Conference of Cienfuegos (CCC2). CCC2 will feature nine other workshops ranging from energy and environmental studies to fitness and physical education.

Explore the pages below and register for the largest international educational event in the provinces.

About Cuba TIES

About Cuba TIES

Rector's Invitation

Rector’s Invitation

Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Our Host

Our Host

See Cienfuegos

See Cienfuegos

Cuba TIES Participants

Cuba TIES Participants

Call For Papers

Call for Papers

Itinerary

Itinerary

Bonus Exchanges

Bonus Exchanges

Register Now

Register Now

Pricing Information

Pricing Informationn

2nd Scientific Conference of Cienfuegos

2nd Scientific Conference of Cienfuegos

The Cienfuegos Scientific Conference Committee

Dr. Juan B. Cogollos
Rector, University of Cienfuegos

Lourdes Pomares León
Director, International Relations

Dayni Diaz Mederos
Specialist, Academic International Relations

Dr. Mario Álvarez Guerra-Plasencia
Director, Center for Energy and Environment Studies (CEEMA)

Dr. Fernando Agüero Contreras
Director, Center for Socio Cultural Studies (CESOC)

Dra. Nereyda Moya Padilla
Cátedra of Science, Technnology, Society and Innovation (CTS)

Dra. Marianela Morales Calatayud
Director, Science and Technology

Dra. Mayda Bárbara Álvarez Díaz

Dra. Raquel Zamora Fonseca
Director, Resource Center for Learning and Reserch (CRAI)

Dra. Orquídea Urquiola Sánchez

Dr. Yasser Stable Bernal
Dean, Faculty of Physical Culture and Athletics

Dra. Odalys Medina Hernández
Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences

Dr. Eduardo Pérez Novo
Director, Language Center

Dra. Victoria María Sueiro Rodríguez

Dr. Hernán Maximiliano Venegas Delgado

We would like to thank the following organizations for their support and dedication to building partnerships in Cuba based on mutual respect and understanding.

TIES 2017 Sponsor ETS TOEFL
University Cienfuegos
Civitas GES

Cuba TIES IV

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Moments from Past Cuba TIES

Cuba TIES 2017 Group Photo

Over 100 international educational leaders from 50 institutions attended the 3rd Annual Workshop of Strategic Alliances for the Internationalization of Higher Education
(“Cuba TIES 2017”)

Cuba TIES 2017 Group Photo
Dr. Juan B. Cogollos, Rector of University of Cienfuegos, delivers opening remarks at the Cuba TIES 2017 inauguration ceremony.
“Academic, educational, cultural and people-to-people exchanges are vital to laying the groundwork of mutual understanding, helping us learn from each other, and creating a more secure and prosperous world. These programs are what make it possible to build on the foundations of collaboration and understanding when political winds shift.” - Jill Welch, Deputy Executive Director for Public Policy for NAFSA, Association of International Educators
Afro-Cuban cultural group Rumbalay performs at the Cuba TIES 2017 opening celebration.
Dr. Bette Bergeron, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs of SUNY Potsdam is interviewed by local Cuban news on the collaborative efforts between her institution and the University of Cienfuegos.
Drs. Karen Rauch, Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and Diane King, Associate Professor, Special Education Department of Kutztown University network with Cuban colleagues.
Pre-conference session on Internationalization, Education and Leadership led by (front row from left to right) Dayni Díaz Mederos, M.Ed. International Academic Relations specialist, University of Cienfuegos and co-founder of Cuba TIES; Dr. Gabrielle Malfatti, Director of Global Engagement, University of Missouri College of Education and; Dr. Xiomara García Navarro, Dean, Pedagogical Sciences Faculty, University of Cienfuegos.
Idris Robinson, MPH, Assistant Director for International Programs of the Office of Global Health at Drexel University describes the “CHE” program, a multidisciplinary experience in Cienfuegos centered on public health.
Dr. Jacqueline Thayer Scott, Cape Breton University receives an award from Rector Juan B. Cogollos of University of Cienfuegos for her outstanding commitment to partnerships in international education.
(from Left to right) Dr. Teresita A. Levy of Lehman College, Dr. Iliana Gonzalez Crespo of La Universidad de Camagüey and Dr. Ana Beltran, La Universidad de Sancti Spiritus after presenting their ongoing joint programs.
Proyecto Maracá
Dancers of the after school program Proyecto Maracá rehearse in front of Cuba TIES 2017 delegates. Proyecto Maracá is a program offered to children and adults in the community led by professors of the University of Cienfuegos Arts Department.
Professor of English at Montgomery College in Maryland, Dr. David G. Lott, reads excerpts from his recently released bilingual poetry book, New to Guayama.
University of Cienfuegos English Department Chair, Daniel Cima Mesa (at left), led the team of faculty and student interpreters. Cuba TIES is a bilingual event.
Cuba TIES 2017 delegates visit el Castillo Jagua at the mouth of Cienfuegos bay. Built in 1742, the French-designed fort predates the founding of the city by 74 years.

Photo Credit: Idris Robinson, Drexel University

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