SAP Participates in WVC’s Annual Norooz Celebration

Each year, WVC celebrates Persian New Year with traditional music, dancing, food, tea and a haft-seen (a collection of seven items that symbolize hope for the new year: sprout or grass, dried sweet fruit, sweet pudding, apples, garlic, vinegar and sumac, a Persian spice made from crushed sour red berries0. It’s a celebration of spring […]

Faculty Members Attend EF’s Orientation and Development Seminar

“EF Tour’s International Training Tour in Barcelona was an invaluable resource for understanding my role as an educator on a study abroad trip. The entire weekend I was surrounded by caring, knowledgeable people who genuinely believe in the transformative power of travel for students.” Nils Michals, MFA, WVC English Department WVC Study Abroad Program has scheduled four study […]

France: SAP’s Inaugural Study Tour

“We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.” John Hope Franklin, American Historian Thirty-one students, three faculty members and two staff members form WVC Study Abroad Program’s inaugural study tour left for France at […]

GC Summer Seminars for Faculty

Global Citizenship Study Abroad Program International Professional Development Seminars for Faculty Members Summer 2018 The WVC Global Citizenship Committee and Study Abroad Program, with the support of the WVC Office of the President, is pleased to invite full-time faculty members in all disciplines to apply for one of two opportunities to attend an international professional […]

GCC and SC’s Timely Work

Current events paint a stark picture of the challenges faced by humanity–for instance, the effects of global warming, nuclear weapons testing in North Korea, genocide in Burma. Political, social, economic and environmental crises have heightened inequity and injustice. Consequently, more than ever, college students need a deeper understanding about our world. They need deeply meaningful global […]

Fundraiser to Send Students to GC Seminar is a Success!

Dr. Tim Kelly, the Faculty Advisor for Study Abroad Program’s Salzburg Seminar for Students, and WVC President Bradley Davis hosted a fundraiser on December 7, 2017. The aim was to work with community supporters of students and to secure the funds necessary to send an additional eight students to the Global Citizenship Alliance’s Global Citizenship […]

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 […]