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Global Engagement Learning Community

The Global Engagement Learning Community

Interested in international topics? The Global Engagement Learning Community is open to first year students who appreciate a global perspective. These students will learn about diversity from historical and current perspectives, take advantage of internationally focused events, and learn to think critically and reflectively about their global knowledge and understanding. This Learning Community is great for those who are interested in international studies, international relations, and studying abroad.

“Learning Communities opened the gates for me to meet new people and professors, and it's where I met my two now closest friends. There are experiences you can only find there that you'll miss out on.”

Courtney Bacon

Students in the Global Engagement LC will learn:

  • how to appreciate diversity from historical and current perspectives
  • how to take advantage of internationally focused events and resources on campus and in the St. Louis community
  • how to think critically and reflectively about their global knowledge and understanding

Experiences Outside the Classroom:

These programs are often designed to enhance the classroom curriculum. All programs are free for Global Engagement Learning Community students. While these programs often change from year to year, below are a few from recent years.

Festival of Nations in Tower Grove Park, International Food Crawl at Grand Blvd, Japanese Festival at Botanical Gardens

Courses:

FRSH 1200 SEC 08 I am Malala: Advocating for Gender Justice

Tuesday/Thursday 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Instructor: Annie Stevens (anniestevens06@webster.edu)

INTL 1500 The World System

Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Instructor: David Pennington (dpennington41@webster.edu)

HRTS 1100 01 Introduction to Human Rights

Monday/W/F 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Instructor: Paul Moriarty (paulmoriarty88@webster.edu)

Questions? Feel free to contact:

Justin Barton, Director of First Year Experience

jamesbarton41@webster.edu

Vanika Spencer, Coordinator of First Year Experience

vanikaspencer27@webster.edu

Credits:

Created with images by markusspiske - "globe africa europe" • skeeze - "international space station view space" • kaboompics - "globe earth travel"

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