Monday, April 2 – Friday, April 6

Each semester, GGC presents a campus-wide dedication to global awareness with a full week of informational and educational events, hosted, in part, by the Office of Internationalization. Additional international learning opportunities are available throughout the year that build intercultural competence and skills, adopting a solid multicultural and global mindset that's crucial to a holistic college experience.

Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday


Monday, April 2

Enhance Your Career with a Certificate in Latin American Studies

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. | Building A, 1620

Faculty with Latin American experience will explain from their own perspective how the Certificate in Latin American Studies can help a GGC graduate find a job here in Georgia, Washington or even a Latin American country.

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Tuesday, April 3

Korean Dance Showcase presented by the Atlanta Korean Cultural Center

– 3 p.m. | CISCO

Atlanta Korean Cultural Center will present Korean traditional dance and music such as, Sogo (a double-headed frame-drum) dance, Nanta drum performance, and Gayageum. Sogo dance is associated with farmers' music and dance (nongak or p'ungmul), a genre of Korean folk music. The gayageum or kayagum is a traditional Korean zither-like string instrument, with 12 strings. It is probably the best known traditional Korean musical instrument. Nanta is beating Korean barrel drums with samulnori performance.
     
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Create a Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program presented by Education First Tours

2 – 3:30 p.m. | Building A, 1160

GGC Faculty: Have you ever wanted to lead a study abroad program? Join the Office of Internationalization for this special training to learn more about the process. Register today
     
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Wednesday, April 4

Climate Change Presentation 

10 – 11 a.m. | LVIS

Understand the causes of climate change, both natural and anthropogenic, the current focus on global warming and its effects, and what the world is trying to do about it.

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World Language Tables 

– 2:30 p.m. | Student Center, Second Floor Lounge

Students, faculty, and staff gather to practice speaking world languages and learning about other cultures. It is a low-stress, high-interest way to learn or practice a language, or help someone else learn a language and culture you know.

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Sociocultural Aspects of Martial Arts

– 3 p.m. | Heritage Room, Kaufman Library

A special presentation on the history and culture of martial arts.

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Lets Talk Culture

6:30 – 9 p.m. | Residence Life 1000, Lower Lobby

Join GGC faculty and staff as they showcase global cultures and lead a panel discussion on everyday cultural differences and similarities.  

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Thursday, April 5

World Language Tables 

12:30 – 2:00 p.m. | Student Center, Second Floor Lounge

Students, faculty, and staff gather to practice speaking world languages and learning about other cultures. It is a low-stress, high-interest way to learn or practice a language, or help someone else learn a language and culture you know.

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Explore More International Learning

GGC offers a host of international learning opportunities – some abroad and some right here on campus.