• Theo Sypris, Director
  • Midwest Institute
    P.O. Box 325
    Oshtemo, MI 49077

  • Ph: 269-488-4283
  • or 269-488-4534
  • Fax: 269-488-4458
The Midwest Institute for International/Intercultural Education(MIIIE) is a self-funded consortium of two-year colleges located in the Midwest region. Its primary objective is to support curriculum and professional development by organizing curriculum workshops, fall and spring conferences, overseas projects for faculty and students, assistance with grant development, provide faculty mentoring and professional networking.

Midwest Institute for International/Intercultural Education - headlines.

  • Sep.14th 2017:
    Week-long curriculum workshops are planned in Kalamazoo, Michigan:
    Climate Change and Global Implications (Monday-Friday, August 6-10, 2018).
    Global Energy, Water and Quality of Life (Monday-Friday, 13-17, 2018).
    New Technologies and Global Development (Monday-Friday, 20-24, 2018).
    Each workshop is limited to 15 faculty participants (Title VI funding).
    Each faculty will receive a $1,000 stipend for participation and development of a curriculum module.
    All lodging, meals, materials and programming will be provided.
    For an application and additional information, contact Theo Sypris.
  • Sep.14th 2017:
    The Midwest Institute is planning to submit a Fulbright GPA project to the U.S. Department of Education for five weeks in summer 2018 to Indonesia.
    Fifteen faculty will be selected to participate in the overseas trip and undertake curriculum and professional development.
    For an application and project information, contact Theo Sypris.
  • Sep.14th 2017:
    Starting in September 2018 thru August 2023, the Midwest Institute will offer a traveling exhibition on "Climate Change and Flooding" primarily for colleges in our consortium. If scheduling allows, the exhibit will be offered to other educational institutions.
    The exhibit will include multimedia platforms and tools (videos, photos, panels, and websites).
    For an application to host the exhibit, contact Theo Sypris.
  • Sep.14th 2017:
    The Midwest Institute in collaboration with Michigan State University (African Studies & Asian Studies Centers) have a three-year project with funding from the U.S. Department of Education, Title VI program, starting fall 2015.
    1) Select and support 15 faculty to develop curriculum modules on Africa or Asia.
    2) Share electronically resources and curriculum work via MSU's MATRIX platform.
    3) Develop two survey courses on Africa and Asia.

    For more information contact Theo Sypris ( or 269-488-4283).