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Consider the key issues and trends in internationalization, identify and research models and best practices in internationalization that would be most applicable to and practicable for Becker College, and finalize Global Citizenship definition as it pertains to Becker and its student experience. Within this context, also define the three pillars of Global Citizenship: academic excellence, social responsibility, and creative expression.
Administer survey and inventory to better understand what we are currently doing that fits under the rubric of Global Citizenship as defined.
Build goals for Global Citizenship for Academic Year 2012-13.
Engage faculty, staff, and students and challenge them to create an environment that will allow Global Citizenship to become a key element of the Becker student experience and a graduate attribute.
Over the next year and a half, develop a global engagement strategy with model and implementation plan for Global Citizenship at Becker (with metrics, timetable, costs, external funding opportunities, etc.).
This may include participation in the tenth cohort of the ACE Internationalization Laboratory.
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