International Education

Academic Affairs Division

USG World Regional Councils

The System Council for International Education of the University System of Georgia oversees the operation of five world regional councils: Africa Council; Americas Council; Asia Council; European Council; and Middle East Council. Further information about each council can be found below.

AFRICA COUNCIL


AMERICAS COUNCIL

The purpose of the Americas Council is to provide a venue in which faculty from the University System of Georgia (USG) can engage and share their interest and expertise regarding the USA, Latin America and Canada.

Americas Council Members:

  • Dr. José De Arimetéia Da Cruz - Georgia Southern University
  • Dr. George Danns - University of North Georgia
  • Dr. Donna Danns - University of North Georgia
  • Ms. Priscilla Dodds - Georgia State University Perimeter College
  • Mr. W. Ernie Guyton - Georgia State University Perimeter College
  • Dr. Luise Strange De Soria - Georgia State University Perimeter College
  • Dr. Alvaro Torres-Calderon - University of North Georgia
  • Dr. Heather J. Chiero - Augusta University

More information here.

ASIA COUNCIL

More information here.

EUROPEAN COUNCIL

The European Council seeks to foster greater understanding and appreciation of the cultures and societies of Europe by sponsoring programs and activities for the University System of Georgia’s students, faculty and institutions.

European Council Officers:

  • Acting Chair, Danielle Smith- Georgia Southern University
  • Treasurer, Irina McClellan- Valdosta State University
  • At-Large Representative, Laura Thomason - State Universities
  • At-Large Representative, Jessica Renard - Comprehensive Universities
  • At-Large Representative, Jim Lynch- State Colleges
  • At-Large Representative, Maria Darley- Research Institutions


MIDDLE EAST COUNCIL