Category: Internationalizing the Campus

Rural vs. Urban: Two Approaches to Community College Campus Internationalization

Wednesday, May 31
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Table 52

This poster presents collaborative approaches to comprehensive Internationalization in two community college settings: rural and urban. Study abroad options, faculty and international student engagement, and funding sources are highlighted.

Jesse Aspree

Associate Director
Edmonds Community College
Lynnwood, WA

Jesse Aspree is the Associate Director of Global Engagement and Contracted Services at Edmonds Community College. Raised in a multicultural Hawaiian-Filipino-American family, Jesse was always interested in international activities. This diverse upbringing led him to pursue a B.A. in International Studies-Politics studying at Seattle University and Stendahl University in Grenoble, France. Upon return, he started working in International Education, and received his M.Ed in Adult and Higher Education at Western Washington University.

Ulrich Schraml

Associate Director of International Program
Whatcom Community College
Bellingham, WA

Originally from Germany, studied abroad in the U.S.,
BA in History from Western Washington University, MA in History from WWU
Study Abroad Advisor at Whatcom Community College, 08/1997 - 06/2010,
Associate Director for Internationalization & New Student Support, 07/2010 - present
Served as Acting Director and Chair of the Washington State Community College Consortium for Study Abroad