Purpose Membership Goals Global Awareness Committee

 

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Purpose Membership Goals Global Awareness Committee
Global Awareness Committee Purpose Membership & Goals

2016-2017

Chair:

  • Chair, Dora Schoenbrun-Fernandez

Administrative (1 representative)

  • Leslie Shimazaki, Dean, Arts and Languages

Faculty

  • Francisco Zabaleta (Languages)
  • Hannah Padilla-Barajas (Languages)
  • Uriel Ornelas (Languages)
  • Xiaochuan Song (Business Administration)
  • Jennifer Sime (Anthropology)
  • Meera Kumar (English)
  • John Avohr (History)
  • Maureen Curry

Classified

  • Ebony Tyree (Admissions, International Students)

Students

  • Coral Aiello (Senator, ASG)

Purpose

Supports the furthering of the college's student learning outcome of global awareness.

The committee aims to work toward achieving the following goals:

  • To promote AWARENESS through discussion of the cultural components and celebrations present in our society. Main campus activities - International Education Week and promotion of the Global Competency Certificate in collaboration with the Honors Program
  • To enable the campus community to foster ANALYSIS and discussion of world languages, cultures, and societies. Main campus activity – Guest speaker series
  • To provide opportunities for INTERACTIONS or forums for “interrelations”. Main campus activities - Inter-institutional and inter-departmental collaborative learning projects
  • To advance UNDERSTANDING of the cultural diversity, knowledge of global issues, and the interconnectedness of cultures and nations through time. Main campus activities - faculty Flex activities, curriculum development, campus forums and presentations, and foreign language conferences
  • Help faculty and students EXCHANGE and actively participate in a global society by providing opportunities for cultural immersion experiences. Main campus activities – Promote study abroad programs, service-learning internships, and local /international partnerships

Meetings:

Second Friday of the month, 11:00AM-1:00PM, G242 (G building - second floor).

2017 (2/10; 3/10; 4/14; 5/12)

Membership

Chair

  • 1 Faculty Member

Administrative

  • 1 Representative

Faculty

  • 8 Representatives

Classified

  • 2 Representatives

Students

  • 2 Representatives