The Institute of International Education (IIE), a non-profit based out of New York City, has made a global impact by changing the lives of thousands of students, rescuing hundreds of imperiled scholars, and setting the course for a brighter future. In celebration of its centennial, "Treasures of New York: Institute of International Education" will trace the history of this distinguished organization, shedding light on its major accomplishments over the past hundred years to promote international education and empower the global exchange of ideas. From managing some of the world's most prestigious scholarships, to its programs that support scholars in crisis, viewers will get an in-depth look at the work of this organization, and learn about the impact its programs have had on people's lives.
The episode premieres on:
- Thursday, February 28 at 8 p.m. on WLIW21
- Sunday, March 3 at 7 p.m. on THIRTEEN
You can watch the full episode here, online.