Hochschule Fresenius Digital Open Campus on May 19th, 2021

On Wednesday May 19, 2021 there will be a Hochschule Fresenius online event: Digital Open Campus. The different locations of Hochschule Fresenius in Germany, as well as the diverse range of study programs and the special features of studying will be presented during this event to prospective students, enrolled students and any other interested persons. From 6:45 – 7:30pm, our faculty member Mr. Amit Ray will give a presentation on “Global Skills: Getting ready for the workplace of the future”. The session refers to the increasingly global society and economy which presents challenges and opportunities. Mr. Ray will highlight that being prepared for this environment is about more than just language skills. In this session, we will further discuss how having an internationalized education contributes to the development of critical competencies that are beneficial to both individual growth and professional success. Our TAVEC Project Research Coordinator Lena Mewes will introduce the TAVEC Project and we will listen to our student Kimberly Hoffmann who will share first-hand TAVEC experiences.

Find out more on: https://www.hs-fresenius.de/open-campus/

Lena MewesHochschule Fresenius Digital Open Campus on May 19th, 2021
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New York x Cologne meets Fashion Marketing! – The first TAVEC Conference

It all started with the beginning of our first semester at Hochschule Fresenius in Cologne when we were introduced to an exciting but also challenging task. In cooperation with students of the Adelphi University in New York we were offered to participate in a cross-cultural project, where given only few details we were free to use our imagination and creativity to produce very diverse results. Jana Braun, a student of International Business Management (B.A.), reports about her TAVEC experience and the conference.

LudwigNew York x Cologne meets Fashion Marketing! – The first TAVEC Conference
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Learn German – Online Language Courses for Faculty

DAAD is pleased to announce this new opportunity available to faculty members in the US and Canada from all academic fields (except German Language and Literature and German Translation and Interpretation) to attend online language courses offered by the Goethe-Institut in North America year-round. Applications for courses ranging from 2 x 5 weeks in succession to 16 weeks with start dates during the summer and fall of 2021 are due on May 31, 2021.

Please follow this link for more information: https://www.daad.org/en/find-funding/faculty/learn-german/

Priya S. NayarLearn German – Online Language Courses for Faculty
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Ideas that reach beyond the Atlantic – The first TAVEC Conference

True to the name of the study program ‘International Business Management‘, working in groups was rethought at Hochschule Fresenius in Cologne: Group work but make it international and that in times of a global pandemic! In winter semester 2020 students of the Hochschule Fresenius worked together with students of the Adelphi University in New York on creative projects spanning a wide range of topics. Paula Kolb, a student of International Business Management (B.A.), reports about her TAVEC experience and the conference.

LudwigIdeas that reach beyond the Atlantic – The first TAVEC Conference
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We are all winners! – The first TAVEC Conference

Students of the International Business School of Fresenius University of Applied Sciences in Cologne were working together with students from Adelphi University’s Robert B. Willumstad School of Business in New York in international cross-university teams for one semester. Kimberly Hoffmann, student of International Business Management (B.A.), reports from the first digital conference and the TAVEC Experience.

LudwigWe are all winners! – The first TAVEC Conference
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Mastering Presentations As Virtual Teams – A Workshop conducted by Hochschule Fresenius Program Coordinator Matthias Nelke

TAVEC hosted a workshop for all TAVEC students in preparation for our trans-atlantic student conference to provide tips and advice on how to succeed in virtual team-building, leading to effective (virtual) presentation skills. The workshop highlighted the importance of possessing a strong narrative voice- to leave the audience with a sense of change/movement. We all ended the workshop with a sense of surprise, interest and admiration for the depth of the issues and topics that each and every TAVEC student has accomplished, individually.

LudwigMastering Presentations As Virtual Teams – A Workshop conducted by Hochschule Fresenius Program Coordinator Matthias Nelke
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Living, Learning, Working in Germany and Abroad – Get to know our International Administrative Team in Cologne

Germany, Chile, Indonesia – These countries and even more cultural influences are the ones which come together in our international administrative team at Hochschule Fresenius in Cologne and make the daily work life in an intercultural team very exciting and diverse. Our TAVEC project coordinators and assistants introduce themselves and talk about cultural challenges and benefits they experience in such a cross-cultural setting.

LudwigLiving, Learning, Working in Germany and Abroad – Get to know our International Administrative Team in Cologne
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Corporate Social Responsibility: Guest lecture with Mary Tullis Engvall, Senior Director of Corporate Responsibility at Cigna

Mary Tullis Engvall is Senior Director of Corporate Responsibility at Cigna corporation, a global health service company with roots in the US, serving more than 180 million customers and patients throughout the world.

On December 8, 2020 at 5:00pm (German time) she will be joining us in a webchat from California, where she will outline the responsibilities in her role at Cigna, as well as discussing the following questions:

  • What is the distinction between responsible actions and responsibility?
  • Shared Value Strategy – Real or Imagined?
  • How does a company deal with ESG Ratings, Rankings and Reporting?
  • Who’s really responsible for a company’s ESG Performance?
Priya S. NayarCorporate Social Responsibility: Guest lecture with Mary Tullis Engvall, Senior Director of Corporate Responsibility at Cigna
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Adelphi University: International Education Week

An opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of an effort to prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States. Adelphi University encourages all students, faculty and staff to participate by attending a variety of exciting events. The ‘International Education Week’ took place from November 16-20, 2020.

See all the events here.

Priya S. NayarAdelphi University: International Education Week
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