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 […]

Students Discuss How Learning about GC Impacts Their Lives

During the last seven years, as members of the WVC Global Citizenship Committee have been involved in teaching Global Citizenship directly to their students, or in creating and participating in co-curricular activities, or in collaborating with colleagues who teach at other California community colleges and universities, they have asked hundreds of students to reflect on […]

DACA: Resolution

On Tuesday 17 January 2017 the Board of Governors unanimously approved a resolution supporting the continuation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and addressing other issues related to the immigration policies that the new Trump administration may pursue. Following is the full text of the resolution. Resolution of the Board of Governors California Community […]

Two Members of the GC Committee Awarded a WVC Teaching and Innovation Grant

Vicky Kalivitis and Dr. Anna Brichko have been awarded a WVC Teaching and Innovation Grant for presenting their article at the Applied Business and Entrepreneurship Association International (ABEAI) conference in November 2014 on Maui, Hawaii. This yearly conference provides an opportunity for the exchange of research and ideas among faculty members, students, scholars and practitioners in business […]

25 November: Eliminate Violence against Women

Today, 25 November, is the United Nation’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Today also marks the start of Amnesty International’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign to challenge violence and discrimination against women and girls, including the denial of sexual and reproductive rights: “The campaign also aims to celebrate heroes–women […]

Bibliography about Global Studies

Abdi, Ali A., George H. Richardson and Lynette Shultz. Global Citizenship Education in Post-Secondary Institutions. Peter Lang Publishing, 2011. Altbach, Philip G. “MOOCs as Neocolonialism: Who Controls Knowledge?” The Chronicle of Higher Education/Blogs/WorldWise 4 December 2013. Altinay, Hakan. The Case for Global Civics. Brookings Global Economy and Development Working Paper 38. Washington, DC, March, 2010. Appiah, Kwame […]