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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nov 13-17 is International Education Week

International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, […]