Strategy 1 Stories: Engaging the World Beyond Our Campuses
1. Develop and support an overall campus plan for increasing international experiences for students.
The narratives below define and bring clarity to what each of the University Strategic Goals means to Academic Affairs. The narratives express our values and beliefs, and create a context to guide implementation efforts. To learn more about the specific strategies and tactics involved in engaging the world beyond our campuses, please view our Academic Affairs Strategic Plan.
The Office of Global Education (OGE) regularly convenes a group of faculty members who teach or are interested in teaching abroad. Faculty learn how to develop international experiences and can learn from other faculty about their experiences. OGE developed a manual that provides step-by-step instructions on how to set up a course, develop a budget, and obtain insurance, etc.
The Division of Equity and Inclusion provides training to faculty in their training lab for faculty to increase their cultural awareness.
OGE’s Global Passport Program encourages domestic students to earn stamps for their “cultural passport.” Stamps can be earned by having conversations with international students, attending a study abroad fair, participating in a cultural café event, or visiting local cultural events with the Office of Global Education. Students write an essay about what they have learned and are then eligible to win a $250 book credit and be eligible for the Ambassador of the Year award with a $200 prize.