#WHYTIEC Spotlight: Texas A&M University-Texarkana

In the #WhyTIEC series, we sit down with our 31 member universities and ask them 5 questions about their participation at TIEC, and what makes their university so special. For our inaugural series we spoke with Jennifer Felps, the Director of International Studies at Texas A&M University-Texarkana.

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Liz Holliday
TIEC Builds Online TOEFL Prep for Nurses Abroad

In the United States, the nursing profession is projected to experience a shortage of Registered Nurses (RN) that is expected to intensify as Baby Boomers age and the need for health care grows. The Texas International Education Consortium (TIEC) is looking to help fill this gap by entering a partnership with Global Professional Resources LLC (GPR) to create an Online Test Prep Program, that prepares non-native English speakers to pass the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).

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Liz Holliday
Representatives from Korea WEST Program Come for Annual Visit

Representatives from the Consulate General of the Republic of Korea along with representatives from the Korean Ministry of Education’s National Institute for International Education visited the Texas Intensive English Program (TIEP) in March as part of an annual site visit for its Korea Work, English Study, Travel (WEST) program. 

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