CPCC Employees Participate on CBYX Interview Panel

On Feb. 14 and 15, CPCC once again hosted the annual North and South Carolina interviews for the CBYX scholarship program (Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange). The program seeks to give young American professionals the opportunity to experience

(l. to r.): Nadine Russell; Beth Uding, Project Manager CBYX; Pauline Schroeter, Visiting German Instructor from UNCC; and Daniela Weinert.

the academic, professional and everyday life of Germany.

Nadine Russell, director of Global Learning at CPCC, and Daniela Weinert, discipline chair for the German Language at CPCC, participated in the program’s nationwide interview process. The duo were among four panelists charged with interviewing 16 students from the Carolinas to determine who would be among the 75 students from the U.S. to study for one year in Germany through the CBYX program. The program offers a fully paid scholarship. German language students can apply for it every year.
Among the 16 students interviewed, two attended CPCC. The students will find out in March if they are selected to participate in the program.