CIS Abroad Blog:

The latest stories from CIS Abroad alumni, staff, and friends.

Case Study: Why Conversion Rates Matter
For almost 20 years, CIS Abroad’s Consulting Services team has assisted U.S. education abroad offices that feel overwhelmed, busy, or inefficient. We know your office relies on four key functions work... Continue Reading
Key Takeaways from CIS Abroad’s First Sabbatical!
Thank you colleagues for reaching out to me and wanting to know more about taking a sabbatical and how you can make it work for your job. I promise you can, (I mean, our European colleagues do it ever... Continue Reading
I’m “sabbaticalling” and so can you!
Aleta Anthony (University of Rochester), Carmeisha Huckleby (Vanderbilt University), and Kris Holloway (CIS Abroad) are pictured at the recent Forum on Education Abroad conference. They used themes fr... Continue Reading
Enhancing Career Readiness through Micro-credentials on International Education Programs
Since 2020, CIS Abroad has been developing a set of comprehensive micro-credentials that enhance our study abroad offerings. Since micro-credentials are specialized in nature as well as based on more ... Continue Reading
Skill Building in a Snap!
Investing in your team is important. According to the 2023 LinkedIn Workplace Learning Report, opportunities to develop and grow skills are a high priority, especially for younger employees in the wor... Continue Reading
Conferences: To Go, or Not To Go
If your inbox is like mine, it’s likely full of save-the-date reminders, RSVPs, and early bird offers. That can only mean one thing: conference season is here. Conferences can be wonderful. The best o... Continue Reading
Happy International Women’s Day! Inspiring Inclusion Onsite
The International Women's Day 2024 campaign theme is ‘Inspire Inclusion.’ When we inspire others to understand and value women's inclusion, we forge a better world. And when women themselves are inspi... Continue Reading
Cultivating Green Habits: Sustainability Lessons from Around the Globe
From composting in Costa Rica to food composting in London, our study abroad community is buzzing with sustainable efforts. In this post, we’re featuring a collection of inspiring testimonials from CI... Continue Reading
Empowering Change: A Climate Action Day Blog Round-up
At CIS Abroad, we believe that the world is our classroom, and the best lessons come from the experiences we provide to our students. Today, as we celebrate Climate Action Day, we remain proud to have... Continue Reading