Missives from Japan

Karina Dundurs will participate in EF College Study Tours’ 11-day professors’ tour of Japan through Tokyo, Hakone, Kyoto, Hiroshima, and Osaka where she will visit Himeji Castle, Miyajima Park, Itsukushima and Inari Taisha Shrines, the Peace Memorial Park and Museum, and various other significant locations that mark Japan as a microcosm of civilization. Her aim is to […]

Missives from Buenos Aires, Argentina

Renée Paquier, who teaches Administration of Justice, and Leigh Burrill, who teaches Women, Gender and Queer Studies, English, and Social Justice Studies, will attend “Gender, Sexuality, and Human Rights in Contemporary Argentina” at CIEE’s host institution, FLACSO, in Buenos Aires, Argentina in June 2017. They will be posting about their experiences. Video by Renée Paquier: CIEE Seminar […]

Bon Voyage for SAP Students and Faculty Members

SAP wished Bon Voyage to the 19 students and faculty members traveling this summer. They will be sending missives from Argentina, Austria, England, France, Honduras, and Japan. Follow them in this blog. This first semester SAP was productive: 8 students received full scholarships to attend the Global Citizenship Alliance‘s GC Seminar in Salzburg, Austria 1 […]

Faculty Members Participate in SAP Training

Several WVC professors will be attending professional training in Study Abroad Program organization and practices during summer 2017. Drs. Anna Brichko and Dulce María Gray will attend CIEE’s International Faculty Development Seminars “Best Practices for Creating Successful Faculty-Led Programs” at the Global Institute in Paris, France in July.  This seminar’s objectives are to: Identify key […]

Faculty Members to Attend Global Citizenship Summer 2017 Seminars

A subcommittee of the WVC Academic Senate has chose the proposals of four faculty members. The faculty members will receive the Global Citizenship Summer Seminar Awards. The funds will allow them to attend international faculty development seminars offered by the Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE), and to complete their projects during the 2017-2018 academic year. These […]