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Bethechange.BECKERCOLLEGEBECKERCOLLEGEWorldReady BeckerCollegeiscommittedtodeliveringtoeachstudentatransformationallearningexperiencethatpreparesthemtothrivecontributetoandleadinaglobalsociety.ItisdistinctiveforitsprofessionallyfocusedprogramsintimatelivingandlearningenvironmenttwouniquecampusesdiversityandemphasisonGlobalCitizenship.TheCollegechallengesitscommunitytoeducatestudentswhocancompeteinaglobalsocietybyinstillingwithinthemthethreepillarsofGlobalCitizenshipacademicexcellencesocialresponsibilityandcreativeexpression.GlobalCitizenshiptouchesallaspectsoflifeatBeckerCollegefromacademicscommunityserviceandstudentleadershiptocampusactivitiesclubsandsocialinteraction.TheGlobalCitizenshipwebsitewww.becker.eduglobalservesasaresourceforprospectiveandcurrentinternationalstudentsthebroaderstudentandCollegecommunitycurrentandprospectivepartnersinGlobalCitizenshipandforneighborsnearandfartoexpandhorizonsandtojointheBeckerCollegecommunityinevolvingintotrueglobalcitizens.one GlobalCitizenshipatBeckerCollegepreparesstudentstobeworldreadyforthechallengesandentrepreneurialopportunitiesofthe21stcentury.StudentscanLearnaboutworldreligionsculturesandinterculturalcompetenciesthroughspeakersflmsspecialdinnersanddiscussiongroups.Planacampus-wideInternationalWeekandparticipateinmeaningulandconstructivemulticulturalconversations.Explorewaystocultivatesocialjusticeandpeaceintheworld.Participateindomesticandinternationalservicelearningtrips.Volunteerinthelocalcommunityorhelpwithaserviceproject.Takeanacademicservicelearningcourseorglobalcitizenshipinternship.Attendagloballecturedesignedtoprovideinspirationtomakeapositivedierenceintheworld.Helpundraiseorservicetrips.Documentandreceiverecognitionorgloballearningupongraduation.two GloballearningtypicallyincludesKnowledgeootherworldregionsandculturesFamiliaritywithinternationalandglobalissuesSkillsinworkingeectivelyinglobalorcross-culturalenvironmentsandusinginormationromdierentsourcesaroundtheworldTheabilitytocommunicateinmultiplelanguagesDispositionstowardsrespectandconcernorotherculturesandpeoplesBachelorofArtsinLiberalArtsGlobalCitizenshipConcentrationThroughthisconcentrationstudentsinterestedinworldwidesocietiesandculturesinternationalmarketsgovernmentandissuesrelatedtojusticeandsocialresponsibilitywilluncoveraninspiringcourseostudyorunderstandingtheever-changingworld.Coursescoverawiderangeoareasincludinganthropologyhistoryreligionliteraturebusinesssocialpsychologyglobalcitizenshipandcommunityengagementandmore.GlobalCitizenshipMinorGlobalCitizenshipisaninterdisciplinaryminorprogramostudythatprovidesaoundationintheanalysisocontemporaryglobalissuesengagement.StudentswhoelecttominorinGlobalCitizenshipocustheircourseworkonputtingtheBeckerCollegeGlobalCitizenshipAttributeStatementandcorevaluesocommunitydiversityandsocialresponsibilityintoaction.Studentswilltakerequiredcoursesthatgivethemabroadunderstandingodiversitycommunicationandengagementwithaglobalcommunityaswellaselectivesthatallowthemtosharpentheirocusonspecifcissues.TheCollegedevelopedtheinterdisciplinaryminorinGlobalCitizenshipaspartoitsparticipatingintheAmericanCouncilonEducationACEInternationalizationLaboratoryproject.three ServiceLearningTripsServicelearningtripsbothdomesticandinternationalexpanduponacademiccurriculumandprovidestudentswithopportunitiestoserveothersinmeaningfulwayswhiletheyimmersethemselvesinanareascultureanditspeople.Tripsarecreatedwiththepotentialtonotonlymakeadifferenceinthelivesofothersbuttoalsohaveaprofoundpersonalimpactthatwillhelpstudentsunderstandtheirresponsibilityasatrueglobalcitizen.BeckerCollegehasformedapartnershipwiththeBeLikeBritOrphanageinGrandGoaveHaiti.EachyearavolunteergroupcomposedofstudentsandstafftraveltoHaititoplanactivitiesforthechildrenvisitlocalsitesandhelpafamilyinthecommunitybyprovidingasafeandcomfortableplacetolive.four FutureservicelearningtripsincludeWashingtonD.C.toocusonhungerandhomelessnessWilliamsonWestVirginiatohelpdevelopasustainablecommunityandtoexperienceauthenticAppalachianculturePeterseldJamaicatoexperiencerst-handthelieoaruralcommunityandtotheGlobalVillageatOverlookFarmHeierInternationalinRutlandMAorahands-onexperienceinglobaleducation.StudyingAbroadBeckerCollegemaintainspartnershipswithorganizationsthatoperatehigh-qualityacademicallyrigorousstudyabroadexperiences.Transeracademiccreditorpre-approvedcoursesandprogramsarecompletedthroughtheollowingtwoestablishedstudyabroadprogramsCenterforInternationalStudiesTheCenterhasmorethan40locationsinoveradozencountries.BeckerstudentshavestudiedinAustraliaNewZealandandItaly.www.cisabroad.comSemesteratSeaSemesteratSeaisafoatinguniversitythatlaunchesvoyageseverysemesterandmakesseveralportstops.www.semesteratsea.orgfve InternationalAdmissionsandInternationalStudentServicesTheOfceoAdmissionsworkswithinternationalstudentsseekingstudyintheUnitedStates.BothBeckerCollegeandthegreaterWorcesterMassachusettsareaprovideaverywelcomingdestinationorvisitorsromaroundtheglobe.TheWorcesterareahasmorethanadozencollegesanduniversitiesandisalsohometomanyuniqueeducationalcommunityandculturalopportunities.CurrentlyBeckerhasstudentsromBrazilCanadaItalyIndiaJapanSierraLeoneSpainUnitedArabEmiratesandVietnam.TheOfceoInternationalStudentServicesISSassistsinternationalstudentswiththetransitiontoBeckerCollegeintheollowingwaysFacilitatinginternationalstudentadmissionWorkingwithstudentsonimmigrationrequirementstoensuresaeandlegalstatusintheU.S.OeringanextensiveinternationalstudentorientationprogramtohelpstudentsgetsettledintocampusandprepareorstudiesAdvisingonimmigrationbeneftsandresponsibilitiesServingasliaisontocampusdepartmentsandcommunityagenciesSponsoringinterculturalprogrammingandserviceopportunitiesProvidingcounselandsupportromtheapplicantstagethroughachievementoalumnistatussix CenterforGlobalCitizenshipTheCenterforGlobalCitizenshiplocatedintheBoutinStudentCenterontheWorcesterCampusisawelcomingspacethatoffersawiderangeofopportunitiestogainknowledgeofotherworldregionsandculturesandfamiliaritywithinternationalandglobalissues.InadditiontoactivitiesfocusedonglobaldiscussiontheCenteroffersanumberofglobalcitizenshipresourcesforfacultyandstudents.TheCenterforGlobalCitizenshipisaplacewherefacultycanJoinamonthlyglobalbookdiscussiongroupRe-examinedepartmentalcurriculumforinclusionofglobalcomponentsAssessBeckersGlobalLearningOutcomesacrossthecurriculumParticipateintheGlobalVirtualFacultyProgramLeadafacultyservicelearningtriporintegrateintoacourseanimmersionexperienceUtilizeGlobalCitizenshipresourcesbooksworkshopsteachingandcurriculumtoolsupcomingglobaleventsandconferencesandmoreSuggestagloballectureoractivityorattendaneventDevelopafacultyglobalprojectRelaxandhaveacupofcoffeeorteaseven GlobalVoicesofChangeTheGlobalVoicesofChangespeakerseriesisdesignedtoassiststudentsinachievingtheCollegesGlobalLearningOutcomesthroughcurricularandco-curriculareventsandtoinspirethemtowanttomakeadifferenceintheworldthroughserviceandenhancingthelivesofothers.PastspeakersincludeRoxanneKrystalliWomenandWarRefectionsonLieandWorkinConfictZonesDr.EricHartmanBetweenHumilityandHopeChartingaCourseorEthicalGlobalActionUpcomingspeakersincludeDr.DavidJordanUnitedNationsMillenniumDevelopmentGoalsFebruary112014KristineSullivanEducateorChangeUgandaFall2014SymposiumonImmigrationInApril2014BeckerCollegewillhostasymposiumentitledWorcestersNewImmigrantsFindingIdentityinthePromisedLand.SpeakersandpanelistswillfocusonawarenessabouttheneedsofimmigrantsinWorcester.InternationalVisitorstoCampusProfessorDebraPallatto-FontainehaswelcomedthefollowingspeakerstoherReligionsoftheWorldclassRevs.MichaelandCynthiaKanuSierraLeoneSeptember172013N.K.KumaresanRajaPh.D.assistantprofessorDepartmentofPoliticsInternationalStudiesPondicherryUniversityIndiaOctober242013JohnMatthiasBrownJamaicaSiteDirectorAmizadeOctober292013KristineSullivanco-founderofEducateforChangeGuluUgandaNovember212013eight GlobalEventsActivitiesincludespeakerspanelsdiscussionsandmore.GetGlobalGetGlobalisanoon-timeactivityforfacultyandstaffthatprovidesopportunitiesforglobalreadingdiscussion.GlobalStudentOrganizationsCampusMinistryInternationalStudentsClubPresidentialAmbassadorsnine AIDSProjectWorcesterAPWSpeakersromthisorganizationareinvitedtoDr.DebbiePallatto-FontainesSocialProblemsclasseveryspring.InadditionDr.Pallatto-FontaineleadsspiritualdevelopmentgroupsattheAPWcenter.BeckerstudentsareinvitedtovolunteerortoparticipateingayrightsactivismandsocialjusticethroughtheAPWcenter.AboutAIDSProjectWorcesterAIDSProjectWorcesterhasbeenprovidingorover20yearsacomprehensiverangeoservicestosupportthemedicalcareandvariousservicesneedsopersonslivingwithHIVAIDSandthoseatgreatestriskorthedisease.AmericanCouncilonEducationInspring2012BeckerwasinvitedtoparticipateintheAmericanCouncilonEducationsACEInternationalizationLaboratoryalearningcommunitythatassistsparticipatinginstitutionsindevelopingastrategyorcomprehensiveinternationalizationandassessingtheirprogresstowardtheirgoals.BeckerCollegejoinedeightothercollegesanduniversitiesacrossthecountryinthisinitiativeinall2012.AbouttheAmericanCouncilonEducationACErepresentsthepresidentsoU.S.accrediteddegree-grantinginstitutionswhichincludetwo-andour-yearcollegesprivateandpublicuniversitiesandnonproftandor-proftentities.AmizadeAmizadeempowersindividualsandcommunitiesthroughworldwideserviceandlearning.Amizadesvaluesarepresentandinterconnectedinallprogramsandincludecommunity-drivenservicedeliberatelearninginterculturalimmersionandexchangeconsiderationoglobalcitizenshipandrefectiveinquiry.BeckerCollegestudentshavetheopportunitytoparticipateinservice-learningcoursesandvolunteerdomesticallyandinternationallyinAmizadesprogramsacultyhavethechancetoleadcustomizedprograms.CurrentlyimmersiontripsorstudentsarebeingplannedinWashingtonD.C.ocusingonhungerandhomelessnessandintheheartoAppalachiaocusingonasustainablecommunitymodel.AboutAmizadeAmizadeGlobalService-Learninghasbeenempoweringindividualsandcommunitiesthroughworldwideserviceandlearningsince1994romworkingwithwomenandgirlsonrainwaterharvestinginitiativesinruralTanzaniatorunningat-riskyouthcampsinJamaica.BeLikeBritEveryyearduringspringbreakstudentshavetheopportunitytovolunteeratBeLikeBritinHaiti.Activitiesincludepaintinghelpingtobuildorrepairahomeorten acommunityfamilyplanningeducationalplayandartactivitiesforthechildrenandlearningaboutHaitiancultureandhistory.Dr.DebbiePallatto-FontainefacultymemberandgroupleaderisontheBeLikeBritProgramCommitteeandoffersstaffdevelopmenttrainingtothecaregiversandteachersatBeLikeBrit.StudentsinBeckerCollegeeducationandpsychologyprogramsareespeciallyencouragedtovolunteerattheorphanageeitheraspartofacourseorduringthesummer.AboutBeLikeBritNamedinmemoryofBritneyGengelBeLikeBritservesthechildrenofHaitiandprovidesthemwithasafenurturingandsustainableorphanagewheretheycangrowlearnandthrive.ElmParkCommunitySchoolStudentsintheBeckerCollegeearlychildhoodandelementaryeducationprogramsserveasvolunteersintheafter-schoolprogram.Theschoolalsoservesasaplacementsiteforprepracticaandpracticumstudentteachingexperiences.AboutElmParkCommunitySchoolElmParkCommunitySchoolsfocusonwritingisacollaborativeefforttoimprovestudentsunderstandingoftextwiththeabilitytosummarizeandretellverballyandinwritingeffectivelyacrossallcurriculumareas.FriendlyHouseBeckerstudentsregularlyvolunteeratthisshelterforfamilieswhoarehomelessbyplanningchildrensactivitiescollectingneededsuppliesforthefamiliesinresidenceandplanningspecialeventparties.Dr.DebbiePallatto-FontaineteachesESLclassestointerestedclientsfromFriendlyHouse.AboutFriendlyHouseThemissionofFriendlyHouseistopromoteneighborhoodhealthandwelfareforthebettermentofWorcesterandtofurthertheinterestsofWorcestersimmigrantsintroducingthemtocustomsandtraditionsoftheirnewhomeandhelpingthemtobecomeanintegralpartofciviclife.elevencontinuedonnextpage continuedrompreviouspageSt.JohnsChurchBeginninginspring2014BeckerCollegestudentswillhavetheopportunitytovolunteerinthechurchfoodbankandservemealstocommunitymembersorworkinSt.Johnsafter-schoolprogram.AboutSt.JohnsFoodforthePoorFor177yearsSt.JohnsChurchhaslivedoutitsmissionbyprovidingsustenanceanddignitytoanyonewhocomestotheirdoors.SS.FrancisThereseCatholicWorkerHouseStudentsinSocialProblemsandWomenoftheWorldclassesatBeckeroftenvisitthisshelterforhomelesswomenandmen.Activitiesincludemakinganeveningmealandeatingwiththeguestscollectingdonationsofneededsuppliesandhelpingwithrepairgardeningprojects.AboutCatholicWorkersCatholicWorkersliveasimpleliestyleincommunityservethepoorandresistwarandsocialinjustice.SevenHillsFoundationWorkingwithchildrenandadultsthisglobalorganizationworkstirelesslytopromotedignityrespectcompassionphilanthropyawarenessadvocacyandemotionalinvestmentthroughawiderangeofprograms.AboutSevenHillsThemissionotheSevenHillsFoundationistopromoteandencouragetheempowermentopeoplewithsignifcantchallengessothateachmaypursuetheirhighestpossibledegreeopersonalwell-beingandindependence.OnNovember12013BeckerCollegeinstalledanddedicatedPeacePolesinternationallyrecognizedmonumentstothehopesanddreamsofthehumanfamilyonbothitsWorcesterandLeicestercampuses.APeacePoleisahandmademonumentthatcarriesthemessageandprayerMayPeacePrevailonEarthoneachside.TensofthousandsofPeacePoleshavebeeninstalledin180countriesaroundtheworldtostandvigilinsilentmeditationforpeaceonEarth.TocommemoratetheinstallationofthePeacePoles40treeswereplantedontheAfricancontinentbytheWorldPeaceSanctuary.twelve BECKERCOLLEGEThemissionofBECKERCOLLEGEistodelivertoeachstudentatransformationallearningexperienceanchoredbyacademicexcellencesocialresponsibilityandcreativeexpressionthatpreparesgraduatestothrivecontributetoandleadinaglobalsociety.BECKERCOLLEGETheCenterforGlobalCitizenship44WestStreetWorcesterMA01609508.373.9593globalbecker.eduwww.becker.eduglobalWorldReady