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.┬áPolitical, 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 […]

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 […]