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Join the CPCC WorldQuest team! You will learn about international current events, meet fellow students interested in global issues and network with the Charlotte international community. The game is played in 7-8 rounds with 10 questions per round. Work with your team to answer and win! Dinner is provided before the competition. Sign-Up Here and the Global Learning […]

Name: Nurul Azillah Mohdazhar Country: Malaysia What is something about your country that others may not know? My country does not have four seasons, we typically only experience either humid or rainy weather. Is there a cultural custom about your country you like most? Malaysian Independence Day, which is August 31 of each year. What […]

The Diversity Committee is showcasing students from other countries.  Here’s a brief bio on Brunelle Mpembe from the Congo. Name: Brunelle Mpembe Country: Congo What is something about your country that others may not know? Four primary languages are spoken but all schooling is done in French. Is there a cultural custom about your country […]

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging U.S. residents to avoid non-essential travel to West Africa due to the unprecedented Ebola outbreak. Travel warnings have been issued for Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. Travelers could become infected if they come into contact with blood or body fluids from someone who is sick or has […]

Are you interested in gaining a global perspective, traveling, or learning more about other cultures?  Come to the Go Global Club information session and check it out.  Everyone is welcome. Information session – Wednesday, Sept 10 from 3-4 p.m. in Overcash, Room 305 Benefits of Membership: Learn more about the world around you Eligible to apply for the Go […]

End of Year Social May 1, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Overcash, Room 303, Central Campus This is a group of students – people interested in study abroad and alumni, international students, and students just interested in international issues – that meet regularly to discuss global current events, international opportunities, and ways to get involved with the diverse Charlotte […]

CPCC has students from all over the world and El Salvador is the country of origin for approximately 210 students.  The Super Bowl is almost here so let’s try Salvadoran Style Guacamole, a tasty appetizer. Ingredients (Serves 6) 3 large ripe avocados (1½ to 1¾ pounds) ½ cup chopped onion ¼ cup fresh lemon juice ½ teaspoon salt ⅛ […]

Are you interested in studying in Japan, the British Isles, or Greece & Italy this summer? CPCC’s Global Learning office is offering three brand new scholarships ($1000/student) for our 2014 summer programs to those countries. Applications and recommendations are due by January 31, 2014. Find all of the information at http://www.cpcc.edu/study-abroad/scholarships. Contact global.learning@cpcc.edu or 704.330.6167 […]

Authored by CPCC student Jason Rivers Having lived in the United States for only a year and four months, international student Idriss Guindo says that the first time taking classes at CPCC was really hard. Guindo, who plans on majoring in dentistry, attended and graduated from an institution in his home country in Africa, Les […]

Broaden your understanding of the world around you and join us for a free international film screening of “Not My Life,” a film about human trafficking and modern slavery. November 12, 2013; 6 – 8:30 p.m. Pease Hall Learning Resource Center, Central Campus This Global Issues Forum event is hosted by CPCC’S Global Learning Office, […]

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 […]

Ecuador Ecuador is a country in Northwestern South America, with a Pacific Ocean coastline, lying on the Equator between Colombia, to the northeast, and Peru, to the south and east.   The colors of the flag are yellow for the diversity in the country, blue for the sky and the sea, and red for the blood of those who fought […]

MONDAY, MARCH 25, 2013 MARKETING: Social Media Marketing on the Rise Presenter:  April Boland, McGraw-Hill Higher Education When/Where: 10:30 – 11:20 am; Tate Hall Details: Facebook, Twitter, Linkedln, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest…….the means by which we all communicate is fast changing. In order to survive the competitive and dynamic global environment organizations are changing the way […]

Bring English literature to life – not just through readings and analysis, but by putting yourself in the shoes of your favorite authors. This summer, CPCC’s ENG 242-99 course will be conducted online and abroad to enable students a unique opportunity to explore prominent English, Scottish and Irish authors and their literary works. This excursion […]

Did you know CPCC has students from all over the world?  In celebration of this, the Diversity Committee will highlight the top 10 countries that represent our International Students. Peru PERU – Welcome to Peru, the third largest country in South America. Peru lies on the Pacific coast of South America just south of the Equator. To […]