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Notice: College of DuPage is closed for Thanksgiving Recess from Thursday, Nov. 27, to Sunday, Nov. 30. The College will reopen on Monday, Dec. 1.

Global Education on Campus

  • Africa and Africa Diaspora Committee promotes and educates about cultures, histories and traditions from Africa and those resulting from the historic movement of African people to other places throughout the world.  Faculty contact: Derrick Willis
  • Asia Committee seeks to foster a richer understanding and appreciation of the cultures of Asia through interdisciplinary events that incorporate such fields as history, economics, anthropology, philosophy, psychology, art, literature, and political science. Faculty contact: Naheed Hasan 
  • European Studies Committee promotes understanding and appreciation of European countries, languages, and cultures by hosting events in collaboration with European cultural, educational, artistic, and diplomatic organizations. Faculty contact: Mirta Pagnucci 
  • Latin American Studies Committeepromotes understanding and appreciation of Latin American countries and cultures through lectures, field trips and performing arts. Faculty contact: David Ouellette, Facebook 
  • Middle East Committee explores the richly diverse cultures of the region and presents perspectives on current events through an academic lens. Faculty contact: Mohammad Morovati  
  • Native American Studies Committee fosters education in Native American history, culture and literature by sponsoring public events that give Native American educators, artists and spokespersons a forum for cross-cultural sharing. Faculty contact:John ParisFacebook
  • International Negotiation Modules Project (INMP) utilizes on-line simulation to enhance interdisciplinary teaching and learning, as faculty guide student teams as they negotiate global issues as representatives of a country or NGO. Faculty contact: Sandra Anderson 
  • Model United Nations is a student club that explores international relations, diplomacy and the mission of the United Nations. Participants research a country, role-play as diplomats, investigate, debate, deliberate and develop proposals to address global issues. Faculty contact: Chris Goergen
  • Community College Initiative Program (CCIP) is a US Department of State grant that supports students for one academic year in the United States. Student from Bangladesh, Brazil, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cote d’Ivoire, Dominican Republic, Egypt, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Pakistan, Panama, South Africa and Turkey enroll in academic courses, participate in professional development and engage in community service while they gain perspective on American society, culture and institutions. Program coordinator: Nicole Spizzirri 
  • Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX, year-long) and Work Immersion Study Program (WISP, summer) are fellowships funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress that annually provide American and German young adults the opportunity to spend one year in each other’s country, studying, interning, and living with hosts on a cultural immersion program. Faculty contact: Barbel Thoens-Masghati  

 

Contact Information


Field and Experiential Learning, Study Abroad and Global Education
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 3509
General inquiries: (630) 942-2356