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RecognizedbymostUScollegesanduniversitiesinternationaleducationcanbeandshouldbeanintegralpartofhighereducation.Itsamajorinitiativethatinvolvesmanychangesbuthasalong-termimpact.CSMacknowledgesthisandhasstrengtheneditsfocustoincreasethecollegesinternationalpresenceandimpactofitsprogramsandresearch.WewouldliketobringinmoregraduateandundergraduateinternationalstudentssendmorestudentstostudyabroadandexpandresearchcollaborationswithinternationalpartnerssaidParvizAnsariCSMDean.Ineffortstoachievethisobjectivethecollegedevelopedaplanforinternationaleducationtopromotecollaborationsbetweenthenewlycreatedcollege-basedInternationalEducationTeamacademicdepartmentstheInternationalCenterandtheDeansOffice.ToadvancetheCSMInternationalPlantheDeanaccompaniedbyTimTorreDirectorofRowansInternationalCenterCollegeFocusesonInternationalizationtraveledtoIndiaontwoseparateoccasionsin2012visitinganumberofuniversitiesandglobalcompanies.Thesetripsresultedinthesigningofseveralinitialagreementsandtheplanningofconcretecollaborations.Asafollow-upwehavehostedanumberofseniorIndianadministratorsandIvisitedseveralinstitutionsinIndialastOctobersaidAnsari.AnsarihasmetwiththeCSMInternationalEducationTeamtodiscusstheoutcomesofhisvisitsandtoplanthenextstepswhichincludereviewofinternationalpartnerscurriculumplanningstudentvisitsandresearchcollaborations.Oneofourgoalsistocreateanourishingenvironmentinwhichwepromoteandenhancetheinternationaleducationforourstudentsandthosewehostfromabroad.WealsoaimtoprovideanopportunityforincreasedfacultyresearchandscholarlycollaborationconductedbothonandoffcampussaidAnsari.IbelievewenowhaveagoodroadmapforinternationaleducationintheCollegeofScienceandMathematics.3ForrecentgradsitmightbeajungleouttherejobhuntingbuttwoRowanalumsfoundtheirwaystraighttotheAmazoninSeattleWashingtonthatisThissummerRemoCoccoandDanUrbanorelocatedtothecompanysheadquarterstoproudlybeginnewSeattleorBustforTwoGrads5careersassoftwaredevelopmentengineersfortheFortune100company.TheComputerSciencedepartmenthadalottodowithmysuccesssaidCoccoofCherryHill.HecreditsRowanforprovidinghimtheopportunitytodoresearchandpublishhisworksinthefieldofcomputernetworksthatleadhimtothisposition.TheresearchopportunitywithDr.VasilHnatyshinAssociateProfessorofComputerSciencethateventuallyevolvedintohisMastersthesiswasinvaluableduringtheinterviewprocesssaidCocco.Thereisnodoubtinmymindthatitwillprovetobeequallyvaluableintherealworld.UrbanoofBarringtonagreedthathisgraduatestudiesattheCollegeprovidedhimadvancedknowledgeoftheentirefieldandturnedouttobeextremelyrelevantduringhisinterviewprocessaswell.SeattlesthebackgroundasrecentgradsDanUrbanoleftandRemoCoccoworkatAmazonsheadquartersDeanAnsariandAssociateProfessorGregCaputoguideDr.VRaghunathanonatourthroughScienceHall.AftermeetinginIndiaDr.RaghunathanCEOofGMRVaralaxmiFoundationacceptedtheDeansinvitationtotourRowanssciencefacilitiesandmeetwithfaculty