Purpose/Membership/Goals

2014-2015

Chair:

  • Leticia P. Lopez (Languages)

Administrative (1 representative)

  • Leslie Shimazaki, Dean, Arts and Languages

Faculty (8 representatives)

  • Sam Farahani (Political Science)
  • Francisco Zabaleta (Languages)
  • Hannah Padilla-Barajas (Languages)
  • Dora Schoenbrun-Fernandez (Languages)
  • Xiaochuan Song (Business Administration)
  • Jennifer Sime (Anthropology)
  • Meera Kumar (English)
  • John Avohr (History)

Classified (2 representatives)

  • Ebony Tyree (Admissions, International Students)
  • Vacant

Students (2 representatives)

  • Coral Aiello (Senator, ASG)
  • Vacant
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:

Third Friday of every month, 11:00am - 1:00pm, I4-404 (Student Services Building, second floor)

2014-2015 (9/19, 10/17, 11/21, 12/12, 2/20, 3/20, 4/17, 5/15)

2013-2014 (9/20, 10/18, 11/15, 12/13, 2/21, 3/21, 4/18, 5/16) 

Membership

Chair

  • 1 Faculty Member

Administrative

  • 1 Representative

Faculty

  • 8 Representatives

Classified

  • 2 Representatives

Students

  • 2 Representatives

Revised 11/08/10; 2/25/11; 09/27/11l; 11/6/12; 11/8/12; 9/15/13; 8/14/14