Global Learning News

Come Learn about CPCC’s International Initiatives: Global Learning Open House
Want to find out more about international opportunities?  CPCC’s Global Learning Office will be hosting an Open House on Thursday, Sept. 26 from 1:30-3 p.m. in the Overcash Lobby.  Come and meet our study abroad alumni, learn about the new programs for 2014 and the internationally themed events that will be taking place here in Charlotte.  Refreshments will be served and attendees will get to help us judge our photo contest for the best pictures taken during our 2013 programs.  Faculty, students and staff are all welcome.  If you have any questions, contact Brooke Busbee at brooke.busbee@cpcc.edu.

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 Internationalize your CPCC Experience
Go Global Student Club Meeting
Wednesday, Sept. 18
Overcash 302, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Come join us for the inaugural Go Global Student Club meeting.  This student organization’s goal is to equip its members with an international perspective.  The Go Global club meets to discuss international issues and travels domestically searching to explore the rich culture and heritage of the many different peoples that live in the USA.  We also promote the numerous CPCC study abroad programs and encourage students to travel the world.  Any person that attends will leave with a new appreciation of the culture in which they come from as well as have the opportunity to become a part of the Charlotte international community.

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Interested in international trivia? Up to speed on current events?  Want to network with members of the Charlotte academic, corporate and non-profit communities who are active on international issues?  Join the CPCC team for Worldquest, a trivia event run by the World Affairs Council of Charlotte.  For more information, visit http://www.worldaffairscharlotte.org/educationoutreach/worldquest/worldquest2013.awq2013/awq.wq2013info.htm#.Uh0CYW2Dn2b. Interested students who would like to join CPCC’s  team should contact  Brooke Busbee at Global.Learning@cpcc.edu.

Visiting Scholar Welcome

Join us in welcoming Thomas Eberl. Tom is studying with as at CPCC this semester through a program called Congress-Bundestag Young Professionals Exchange (CBYX). This program is a fellowship funded by the German Bundestag and U.S. Congress, that annually provides 75 American and 75 German Young Professionals the opportunity to spend one year in each others’ countries, studying, interning and living with hosts on a cultural immersion program.  If you would like to learn more about the program, or potentially host Tom in your classroom for a presentation on Germany or his experience as an exchange student, please contact the Global Learning office at global.learning@cpcc.edu.