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Resources

Study Abroad

StudyAbroad.com is a source for all things study abroad. Not sure where to start? Search the directory of study abroad programs, find scholarships, follow study abroad student bloggers or use the student guide to help you prepare for your study abroad adventure.

International/Intercultural Education Resources

The following websites provide a variety of resources related to International/Intercultural Education.

CultureGrams  

CultureGrams is provided through the MCC Library Services. An MCC ID number is  required for off-campus access.

Portals to the World 

The Library of Congress has a site called Portals to the World, which includes links to electronic resources from around the world.

NAFSA 

NAFSA is an association of individuals worldwide advancing international education and exchange and global workforce development. NAFSA serves international educators and their institutions and organizations by establishing principles of good practice, providing training and professional development opportunities, providing networking opportunities and advocating for international education. Visit nafsa.org for more information.

NAFSA Region II 

Association of International Educators, Region II, covers the states of Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. Visit nafsa.org/Connect_and_Network/NAFSA_Regions/Region_II for more information.

US Census Bureau, Foreign Born Statistics

Foreignborn.com is a website for all foreign-born individuals entering or living in the United States.

Nebraska Arts Council 

The Nebraska Arts Council promotes, cultivates and sustains the arts for the people of Nebraska. Their website includes an Online Cultural Calendar, upcoming arts events, an artist directory and information about available grants to support arts projects. 

Humanities Nebraska Council 

The Nebraska Humanities Council was established as a state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities in 1973, primarily to award grants. By the 1980s, the NHC realized that in Nebraska, grants alone were not enough to reach the entire state, and subsequently started a Humanities Resource Center with traveling exhibits, videos and films, and a Speakers Bureau that now includes nearly 300 humanities programs. For more information, visit humanitiesnebraska.org.

Census Data 

This website provides census data by race by state. For example, Kansas' Hispanic population was 114,000 in 1995, an estimated 138,000 for 2000, an estimated 166,000 for 2005 and an estimated 300,042 in 2010. Visit census.gov/population/projections/state/stpjrace.txt for more information.

U.S. Department of State 

The U.S. Department of State website offers various travel and living abroad topics as well as information for visitors and students coming to the USA.

World's Money Exchange, Inc. 

The World's Money Exchange, Inc. website provides current exchange rates.

The Omaha Sister City Association 

The Association fosters and encourages good will and understanding through partnerships with cities in Japan, Germany and Lithuania. Visit omahasistercities.com for more information.

American Indian Higher Education Consortium 

The American Indian Higher Education Consortium supports the work of 32 Tribal Colleges and the national movement for tribal self-determination.

MCC Travel Guidelines  

Visit The College's guidelines for International Travel at mccneb.edu/getattachment/About-MCC-Nebraska/About-MCC/Procedures/VI-2-Travel-Guidelines.pdf.aspx.

The American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers  

This website includes foreign education credential service.  Visit aacrao.org for more information.

The Stanley Foundation 

The Stanley Foundation advances its vision of a secure peace with freedom and justice by creating opportunities to improve international understanding, using media and educational programs and forums that encourage open dialogue among policy professionals, educators, students and citizens interested in world affairs.

Midwest Institute for International/Intercultural Education 

For curriculum resources from the Midwest Institute for International/Intercultural Education, visit miiie.org.

U.S. Hispanic Leadership Institute

Visit ushli.org for more information.

US Passports & International Travel

For U.S. passport and international travel information, visit travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/passports.html.