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 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). […]
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 […]
Everyone is welcome to attend this free screening of Jiro Dreams of Sushi. 2013
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, […]
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 […]
Monday April 22, 2013 Baltic Room @WVC Featuring: Chester Arnold, Professor of Art, College of Marin. Mark Jacobson, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University. Warren Neilson, Senior Sustainability Consultant, Environmental Building Strategies. Armand Neukermans, Engineer, Geoengineer, Inventor, Entrepreneur.