SPRING 2021

The International Education Center’s Global Citizenship Project continues our programming theme: One World: Environmental Issues. Check out some of the prior events on our GCP YouTube Playlist. In addition, our calendar includes activities for international students, study abroad info sessions, meetings for employees, and events open to the public.

JANUARY

Thursday, January 14; 9:00 – 10:30. International Student Orientation

Thursday, January 28; 11:45 – 1:00. International Education Advisory Council Meeting (employees only)
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/96854061978


FEBRUARY

Tuesday, February 2; 4:30 – 5:30. Global Citizenship Distinction (GCD) Orientation
The GCD is an academic enrichment program open to all students regardless of major or GPA.
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/93657738432
For more information contact professor Raj Wesley, nwesley@brookdalecc.edu

Thursday, February 4; 4:30 – 5:30. Study Abroad Info Session
Learn about semester, J-Term and Summer study abroad options. Learn about scholarships and how to use financial aid to fund your study abroad experience.
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/92962243139
Sponsored by International Education Center

Tuesday, February 9; 11:30 – 1:00. Tom Herrington (Urban Coast Institute): “Impact of Climate Change Driven Sea Level Rise on Coastal Communities
Register here: https://www.brookdalecc.edu/event/impact-of-climate-change-driven-sea-level-rise-on-coastal-commuities/
Sponsored by Bankier Library, Global Citizenship Project, Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute
Free and open to the public

Thursday, February 11; 11:30 – 1:00. Transfer Workshop for International Students
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/91296821592
Sponsored by the International Education Center

Tuesday, February 16; 1:00 – 2:00. GCP Meeting with Faculty Share (faculty)
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/92458426055

Thursday, February 18; 4:30 – 5:30. Study Abroad Info Session
Learn about semester, J-Term and Summer study abroad options. Learn about scholarships and how to use financial aid to fund your study abroad experience.
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/92962243139
Sponsored by International Education Center

Monday, February 22; 2:00 – 3:00. David Bassano: “Climate Change and Human Rights
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/96095878315
Sponsored by Global Citizenship Project & International Education Center
Free and open to the public

Tuesday, February 23; 11:45 – 1:15. San Francisco’s Chinatown, with Author Kathy Chin Leong,  The oldest Chinatown in North America, San Francisco’s Chinatown attracts more tourists than the Golden Gate Bridge. Join Brookdale’s Asia Society to learn about this culturally rich and diverse community, its history, and presence. You can order the book by visiting www.chinatownbooksf.com/order.
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/93159068133?pwd=SngydUl2Nnh0QmVuVFF5a2RrclhZZz09
Meeting ID: 931 5906 8133 Passcode: 202120
Sponsored by Brookdale’s Asia Society
For more information contact Prof. Daijuan Gao, dgao@brookdalecc.edu

Thursday, February 25; 11:45 – 1:00. International Education Advisory Council Meeting (employees only)
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/96854061978


MARCH

Tuesday, March 2; 4:30 – 5:30. Global Citizenship Distinction (GCD) Meeting
The GCD is an academic enrichment program open to all students regardless of major or GPA.
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/93657738432
For more information contact professor Raj Wesley, nwesley@brookdalecc.edu.

Thursday, March 4; 4:30 – 5:30.  Study Abroad Info Session
Learn about semester, J-Term and Summer study abroad options. Learn about scholarships and how to use financial aid to fund your study abroad experience.
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/92962243139
Sponsored by International Education Center

Thursday, March 11; 11:30 – 1:00. F-1 International Student Career and Employment Options
A representative from Career & Leader Development (CLD) will talk about career preparation and discuss Career preparation resources such as: resume writing, interview workshops, and other CLD events.  We will discuss two types of practical training (OPT and CPT) and economic necessity.
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/91296821592
Sponsored by the International Education Center and Career and Leadership Development

Thursday, March 11; 12:00 – 1:00. GCP Meeting (employees only)
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/98442512121

Thursday, March 11; 3:00 – 4:30. Debbie Mura: “Stronger than the Storm Reading and Discussion
Register here: https://www.brookdalecc.edu/event/stronger-than-the-storm-by-deborah-mura/  
Sponsored by the Bankier Library, the Monmouth County Library, American Library Association, Global Citizenship Project
Free and open to the public

Thursday, March 25; 11:45 – 1:00. International Education Advisory Council (employees only)
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/96854061978

Tuesday, March 30; 12:00 – 1:00. Harry Compton: “Federal EPA’s Environmental Response in West Africa
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/99952274178
Sponsored by the Global Citizenship Project & International Education Center
Free and open to the public


APRIL

Tuesday, April 6; 4:30 – 5:30. Global Citizenship Distinction (GCD) Meeting
The GCD is an academic enrichment program open to all students regardless of major or GPA.
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/93657738432
For more information, contact Prof. Raj Wesley, nwesley@brookdalecc.edu.

Tuesday, April 6; 7:00 – 8:00 Discussion of the documentary film “Five Years North” with co-director Chris Temple.
Five Years North is the coming-of-age story of Luis, an undocumented Guatemalan boy who just arrived alone in New York City. He struggles to work, study, and evade Judy – Cuban-American ICE officer patrolling his neighborhood. Students/faculty may screen the film from March 29 to April 5. Email emaloney@brookdalecc.edu for the link:
April 6th Q&A Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/94452556423
Sponsored by Global Citizenship Project, Student Life and Activities, and International Education Center
Free and open to the public

Thursday, April 8; 11:30 – 1:00. International Festival
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/95298862091
Sponsored by the International Student Association, Student Life & Activities, and International Education Center
Free and open to the public

Friday, April 9; 1:00 – 2:00. GCP Meeting & Global Read Discussion – Everything Change: Volume I
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/93820577083
Sponsored by Global Citizenship Project, Global Citizenship Distinction Initiative
Free and open to the public

Thursday, April 15; 12:00 – 1:00. Terry Konn: “Poverty, Health, and the Environment”
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/97435603020
Sponsored Global Citizenship Project
Free and open to the public

Thursday, April 22; 11:45 – 1:00. International Education Advisory Council (employees only)
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/96854061978

Thursday, April 29; 7:00 – 9:00. Global Citizenship Awards Ceremony
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/91596932365
Sponsored by Global Citizenship Project, Student Life & Activities
Free and open to the public


MAY

Tuesday, May 4; 4:30 – 5:30. Global Citizenship Distinction (GCD) Meeting
The GCD is an academic enrichment program open to all students regardless of major or GPA.
Zoom link: https://brookdalecc.zoom.us/j/93657738432
For more information contact, Prof. Raj Wesley, nwesley@brookdalecc.edu.