Chester Arnold Visits WVC

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 […]

GC “Pipeline Project” Student Workshop–Friday 10 May 2013

Global Citizenship “Pipeline Project” Student Workshop | SJSU Salzburg Program Friday 10 May 2013 8:00 to 10:00 at Leigh High School This cross-institutional collaboration 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). […]

Teaching and Traveling

By Eileen O’Halloran To me, being a global citizen means not only educating myself on global matters, but also traveling to other nations to learn firsthand about the people of our world. How do they live? What challenges do they face? How do they view us? Do they need help? If so, how can I/we help them? Recently, […]

GC Workshop–Friday 19 April 19 2013

How/do high-mobility, intercultural connections, and globalization impact our students and our pedagogy? What is the role of global citizenship in educational institutions? Can global and civic engagement affect student success?  Once again, the West Valley College Global Citizenship Committee is pleased to invite you to participate in a one-day discussion about these topics and the […]

Connected–Wednesday 10 April 2013

The WVC Global Citizenship Committee is proud to present a screening of Connected: An Autobiography about Love, Death & Technology a feature documentary by filmmaker Tiffany Shlain FREE screening, followed by Q&A with Tiffany Shlain, begins at 5:00 PM in the WVC Campus Center on Wednesday 10 April. This documentary explores what it means to be connected […]