“Knowledge Crossing Borders: Building Partnerships through Shared Knowledge,”a multi-institutional conference, was held on the campus of the Universidad National (UNA), Heredia, Costa Rica. Program participants shared effective scholarly, pedagogical, and administrative practices with their international counterparts. Program Objectives: The International Higher Education Congress seeks to build a sustainable future through global partnerships in higher education. The conference theme - Knowledge Crossing Borders, Building Partnerships Thorough Shared Knowledge – included the research, pedagogical, outreach, and administrative functions of higher education. The conference examined how knowledge transactions across regional and international borders create challenges and transformative opportunities for cooperation, change, creativity, and innovation..