Short List of Ideas on How to Enact a Global-Mindset at Work

Be aware of your co-workers’ cultural backgrounds and legacies. Interact willingly and openly with co-workers who are culturally different from you. Be intellectually curious enough to ask questions and to look for answers beyond the “reportage” of the news and beyond the ideas you learned while growing up. Examine your own ideas and beliefs; figure […]

GC Committee Member Goes to India

Renée Paquier, a faculty member in and the Chair of the Administration of Justice program, Dean of Professional Studies (starting January 2018), and long-time member of the WVC Global Citizenship Committee, is on a Rotaplast International mission in Agra, India. The mission team consists of seventeen medical and non-medical volunteers who will repair cleft lips […]

Nov 13-17 is International Education Week

International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, […]

WVC President Officially Presents SAP Scholarships to Students

On Tuesday 7 November 2017 Study Abroad Program held two important events in the WVC Global Citizenship Center: first, certificates were awarded to the fifteen winners of WVC’s Global Citizenship Study Abroad Scholarship to study in France (in January 2018). Both WVMCCD Chancellor Patrick Schmitt and WVC President Bradley Davis were in attendance. Chancellor Schmitt […]

Two Faculty Members Attend EF’s Global Study Symposium

Education First (EF) was founded in 1965, and now, as a leader in global education, it has 500 schools and offices in more than 50 countries in the world. EF’s division, Study Abroad/College Study Tours, invited Drs. Tim Kelly and Dulce María Gray to attend their first Global Study Symposium (in Cambridge, MA), an educational gathering of […]

Study Abroad Program Confirms Study Tours for June 2018

Study Abroad Program has scheduled 6 different opportunities to complete courses and travel to exciting destinations during the month of June 2018: England, Japan, Dominican Republic, Austria, and Finland and the Baltics. The study tour to Dominican Republic includes Service Learning. Students may enroll in these study tours right now. Some of the tours include […]