Presentation on theme: "Ceará. Area- 148.920,472 km² Population- 8.452.381 Source: IBGE (2010) The state of Ceara in 2010 presented, the best quality of life for the North/ Northeast."— Presentation transcript:
Area- 148.920,472 km² Population- 8.452.381 Source: IBGE (2010) The state of Ceara in 2010 presented, the best quality of life for the North/ Northeast region. The state is the home for the fourth largest football stadium in Brazil, Governador Plácido Castelo Stadium (Castelão), capacity for 67,000 people. The state is nationally known for its beauty coastline, the popular religiosity and the image of the birthplace of humoristic talent.
Ceará Currently is the twelfth richest state in the country and the third richest in the Northeast. The capital, Fortaleza, is the municipality with the highest GDP in the Northeast, and the 9th largest in the country. Fortaleza
Fortaleza is commonly known as Land of the Sun. Is the nearest brazilian city to Europa, and one of the twelve cities that will be hosting the World Cup in 2014. Touristic attractions: Beach Park, Dragão do Mar Center of A rte and Cultura; Beira Mar Avenue well known for the craft market; Praia de Iracema, preferred by intellectuals, bohemians and night partiers and Praia do Futuro many restaurants "barracas" de praia.
Dragão do Mar Cultural Dragão do Mar Center, estabilished in 1999, a cultural space, housing the Museum of Contemporary Art, Culture Memorial of Ceará, two cinemas, theater, amphitheater, bookstore, craft shop and a planetarium. Complement the area several historic buildings restored and housing many restaurants.
The Praia do Futuro, considered as the most well known beache in the Northeast region. Many restaurants with typical seafood). This beach is very busy on Thursday night, traditional crab dish nights.
Fortaleza is an important educational center and also considered one of the tops center for the north and northeast part of the the country that send students to the best university of the contry, such as: the Technological Institute of Aeronautics and Military Engineering Institute. The most well-known private high schools are: College Baptist Santos Dumont, Farias Brito, September 7, Ari de Sá Cavalcante, College Christus Santa Cecilia College, among others. The most well-known Public high school: Paulo Benevides; Colégio da Polícia Militar do Ceará; Colégio Militar do Corpo do Bombeiro; Colégio Estadual Justiniano de Serpa Currently Fortaleza has 33 institutions for higher education, three public universities: the Federal University of Ceará, Ceará State University, University of International Integration Lusophone African-Brazilian (Unilab) and University of Fortaleza, and other institutions are colleges or institutes.
Students that had the supported of the EducationUSA/UNIFOR in 2012 - Lara Timbo (MIT) – Graduação - Davi Chaves (Southen California University) – Graduação - Heitor Sales de Castro (University of Nebraska) -Graduação - Carolina Paiva (Thunderbird School of Global Management – Mestrado) - Eduarda Quinderé (University of Colorado and Clark – Graduação) - Antônio Carlos de Souza Junior (University of Wisconsin Madison Mestrado) - Helano Elton Oliveira Pinheiro Junior (MBA HULT International Business School) - Thiago Nogueira Pinheiro (MBA- HULT International Business School) - Daniel Antônio Matos de Albuquerque (MBA - HULT International Business School) – Recebeu 40% de bolsa - Patricia Moreira Alencar (MBA - HULT International Business School) – Recebeu 40% de bolsa
Success Stories The 17 year old girl Lara Timbó was the only brazilian woman accepted in 2013 at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – one of the most prestigious institution in the world. She was also accepeted at Columbia, Princeton e Stanford.
Heitor Sales de Castro Computer Engineering / Mechanical Engineering / Business / Computer Science Aceito nas seguintes universidades: University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Plus Jeffrey Raikes School of Computer Science and Management) University of Nebraska-Omaha IUPUI University of Kentucky University of Mississippi The help from EducationUSA office was very important in providing deep information about each university found or sought, though specific material or personal talking. Moreover, there was a constant availability of speeches and lectures about the many issues related to international applicants, from TOEFL to Visa, which helped to keep track of each necessary part of application process. It facilitated a lot my steps to reach University of Nebraska-Lincoln!