The world we live in is no longer separated by people, language, cultural values, beliefs and events. It is interconnected through people and events continually shaping our communities, our state, our college and, most importantly, ourselves.
At Southeast Community College, we provide educational opportunities through Global Education/Study Abroad to enhance your college experience and improve your chances for success in your career and more. Our focus is to give you the tools you need to explore different cultures and manage yourself in a global economy. The infusion of global concepts in our curriculum makes you a more desirable employee because of your knowledge of international environments and your understanding of a diverse clientele.
We offer you the following opportunities through our Global Education/Study Abroad program:
The Book Club will be meet the first Friday of each month, from 12-1 p.m. via Zoom, beginning in Sept. and wrapping
up in May.
The Lunch and Learn events will be the 2nd Friday of each month, from 12-1 p.m via Zoom, beginning in Sept. and
wrapping up in April. Those interested should contact Nicole Trevena Flores for the Zoom link.
Global education complements your SCC experience by exposing you to differing ideas and perspectives which in turn makes you a more marketable candidate in the workplace. A global perspective prepares you to work successfully with and within other cultures by:
We participate in the following one-way exchange programs:
SCC is a member of the Midwest Institute for International Intercultural Education.
We have several people at SCC with an interest in international travel. Our Global Education Team is comprised of those who have traveled internationally and can answer your questions. The College does not have a formal sabbatical program but we have had instructors participate in short-term Fulbright Fellowships.
Our book club meets via Zoom on the first Friday of each month at 12 p.m. Interested folks can email for a Zoom invite.
The books are chosen between the Diversity & Inclusion Team and the Global Education Committee with a nod to the month’s celebration at the time.
Global Education and the SCC Diversity Program are complementary endeavors intended to inform students, staff, faculty and the community regarding different ways of thinking, being and doing. The differences lie in the focus of each initiative.