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About International Education

International Education provides a variety of opportunities for students to engage in international activities both on and off campus.  Students can participate in short-term faculty-led Travel Study Abroad programs, Virtual Study Abroad programs, COIL (Collaborative Online International Learning) Courses, the Global Distinction Program, and International Education Week.  

All of our programs and events help the HCC community explore diverse perspectives and global content and gain international experience and global skills.   

We look forward to working with you as you explore international education at HCC!

  • Staff

    Contact Info:

    Room: CL 113
    Phone: 443.518.1640

    Mary Allen – Director 

    Contact the Director if you are a faculty member interested in developing a travel or virtual study abroad program, COIL (Collaborative Online International Learning) course, or apply for international faculty travel grants. Email at

    Bethany Jani – Administrative Assistant

    Contact the Administrative Assistant for assistance with general inquiries regarding international education. Email at

  • International Education Week

    International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of State is part of efforts to promote programs that prepare people for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn and exchange experiences (US Department of State).

    During International Education Week, faculty, staff, and students host and facilitate a variety of events, such as presentations, films, workshops, and social gatherings, that focus on international and intercultural themes. If you are interested in participating or proposing an event, please contact International Education staff via 

    International Education Week 2022 will take place from November 14-18 and is sponsored in collaboration by International Education, Admissions, World Languages, Ambiciones, Student Life, and the English Institute. The event calendar will be shared in early November.

  • Upcoming Events
    Visit our calendar for a complete list of upcoming events.
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