Bringing Broad-Based International Engagement to Scale: Lessons from the Buffalo Tanzania Education Project

  • Mara B. Huber University at Buffalo
  • Dan Nyaronga SUNY Empire State College
Keywords: Higher Education, International Engagement, International Education


The Buffalo-Tanzania Education Project (BTEP), a multifaceted partnership between the University at Buffalo ( UB) community and a developing school campus in the Mara Region of Northern Tanzania, is offered as a model for broad-based higher education engagement. Designed to leverage growing interest in high-impact pedagogies and outreach while addressing limitations associated with traditional engagement approaches, BTEP is explored through the lenses of community impacts, scalability, and return on institutional investment.