Educator Programs

Midwest Institute for International/Intercultural Education

The Midwest Institute for International/Intercultural Education (MIIIE) is a self-funded consortium of two-year colleges located in the Midwest region. Its primary objective is to support curriculum and professional development by organizing curriculum workshops, fall and spring conferences, overseas projects for faculty and students, assistance with grant development, provide faculty mentoring and professional networking.

For more information, contact Theo Sypris (tsypris@kvcc.edu or 269-488-4283).


Past events:

  • 2021 Faculty workshop series:
    • Education in the post-COVID World (Friday, January 29, 2021)
    • Citizenship in the 21st Century (Saturday, February 27, 2021)
    • Surveillance, Privacy, and Dissent in a Globalizing World (Friday, March 26, 2021)
  • The Midwest Institute for International/Intercultural Education’s 26th Annual Conference (October 2nd and 3rd, 2020). The Center for Global Studies recommended the following curriculum workshops:
    • Global Poverty, Inequality, and Development
    • Social Justice and Global Institutions

More information can be found on the MIIIE website.


The Midwest Institute in collaboration with the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, Center for Global Studies at University of Washington, Indiana University, University of Kansas, and University of Pittsburgh have a four-year project with funding from the U.S. Department of Education, Title VI program, starting fall 2019 through 2023 to support several colleges to organize community college teams to undertake strategic plans for strengthening their international and intercultural programming.