Three Faculty Members will Attend the Global Citizenship Program in Austria During Summer 2014

West Valley College will send a team of three faculty members to attend the Salzburg Global Seminar‘s  Global Citizenship Program for educators, session 64 “Education for Global Citizenship: What, Why and How?” during July 2014 at the beautiful Hotel Schloss Leopoldskron in Austria. William Clay is a faculty member and the Chair of the Theater Arts Department in […]

Teaching Global Citizenship from a Sociological Perspective

Introduction to Sociology textbooks are structured in similar fashions. Typically, the first chapters are dedicated to the individual’s relationship to society, including culture, socialization, groups, social structure, roles and statuses, norms, and deviance. One of the many themes of this section is that individuals have obligations to one another and to society—if not, society cannot […]

Seven Graduating Students are Conferred with the Global Citizenship Stole

Today was graduation at West Valley College and seven graduates were conferred with a Global Citizenship stole to celebrate their successful completion of the Global Studies Emphasis and sustained commitment to global citizenship. Faculty member of the Department of English, Advisor to the Global Student Club, and member of the WVC Global Citizenship Committee, Vicky […]