We are very proud of Francis and Andrew who graduated and earned the pleasure and pride of wearing WVC’s Global Citizenship stoles. Francis is transferring to UC Santa Barbara to complete a degree in psychology. Andrew is majoring in English and he has not decided where he will attend.
Vicky Kalivitis and Leigh Burrill have been selected to participate in Salzburg Global Seminar‘s week-long session for faculty and administrators focusing on “Education for Global Citizenship: What, Why, and How” at the beautiful 18th-century palace, Schloss Leopoldskron, in Salzburg, Austria during July 2013. The Salzburg Global Seminar is one of Europe’s foremost forums for the discussion of global issues.
The WVC Women and Gender Studies Program and the Global Citizenship Committee Present The “F-Word”: Feminisms Around the World Thursday 9 May 2013 2:15—4:00 PM in Fox 106 WVC students present their work on global gender-related topics: Linda Ha—“The Rise of Thai Kathoeys” Stephanie Castro Sousa—“Killing is Never Honorable: Women in Peril Worldwide” Kelly Voreyer—“Thinly Veiled […]
Chester Arnold, Bay Area narrative painter, lectured at WVC on Earth Day, Monday 22 April 2013. He was one of four speakers who participated in the WVC Climate Change Symposium organized by the Global Citizenship and Sustainability Committees. Arnold is a renown artist whose works are described (in his current catalog) as a “visual exploration into notions […]
Global Citizenship “Pipeline Project” Student Workshop | SJSU Salzburg Program Friday 10 May 2013 8:00 to 10:00 at Leigh High School This will be the second in a series of conversations among students at Leigh High School (LHS), West Valley College (WVC), and fellows from the San Jose State University Salzburg Program (SJSU). The […]
At this year’s graduation, on Thursday 23 May, some graduating and transferring students at WVC will wear the first ever Global Citizenship stole in the history of the college. These stoles will be presented to students who have shown commitment to the precepts of global citizenship–by either completing the requirements for a degree with an emphasis […]