Wednesday, May 27, 2015

PIER Newsletter : May 26, 2015

Welcome PIER members. Going forward PIER will mail out information in the form of a bi-monthly newsletter to all PIER members. In the future, this letter will be posted to the PIER website.
If you would like to announce a job or submit a resource or event for the PIER Newsletter, please email to for consideration. The PIER Board will take all submissions under consideration for posting in the PIER Newsletter.

Thank you,

The PIER Board

In This Issue:
PIER Announcement

PIER Announcement
NAFSA Region XII SoCal District Mini Conference
Save the Date: Southern District Mini-Conference
8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. August 14, 2015
California State University, Long Beach

The Southern California District of NAFSA Region XII is planning to hold a one-day mini-conference this year to provide opportunities for professional development, networking, and access to resources for the Southern California international education community. Sessions will focus on education abroad, international education leadership, international enrollment management, international student and scholar services, and intensive English programs. For more information please go to: NAFSA Region XII.

PIER Position Announcement
Do you want to become involved in international education? Do you want to volunteer valuable time to assist with the PIER mission? The PIER Board has an open position for the new position of Communications Coordinator for the 2015-2016 and 2016 – 2017 PIER Board. This position combines the current duties of Secretary and Webmaster and requires a two-year commitment. We already have one candidate for the position. If you are interested, please send your name and a brief bio to no later than June 1, 2015. We will send out an election form via Survey Monkey prior to the June 15, 2015 meeting. Other PIER Board positions will open for the 2016-2017 in spring 2016.

PIER 2014 - 2015 Meeting Date
All Meeting Times are at 2:00 pm.
June 17 – Location: USD
PIER Board
Chair - Kasey McCarthy, Gemological Institute of America
Vice - Chair - Yasue O'Neill, Palomar College
Treasurer - Martha Delgadillo, EC San Diego
Membership Coordinator - LyKai Johnson, EC San Diego
Secretary - Eric Abutin, National University
Web Coordinator - Cadence Ellis, National University