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Become a Global Citizen

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    Attend one of the events below

  • CIP Open House:
    12:30pm to 1:30pm
    • August 28, Clearwater campus (LA190)
    • August 29, Gibbs (SA111)
    • August 30, Tarpon Springs (DE442B)
     
    CIP Lunch & Learn:
    12:30pm to 1:30pm
    • September 27 – Gibbs (SA114)
    • October 9 – Tarpon Spring campus (FA 132)
    • October 18 – Clearwater campus (TBD)
    • October 23 – Downtown (TBD)
     

    The Global Citizen Program (GCP) at SPC is designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of a competent global citizen who is ready to live and work in a diverse world. The GCP entails curricular, extracurricular, and Medallion components that students complete alongside their degree program.

    Follow us on WordpressCIP congratulates SPC Globally Engaged Students!
    The SPC Center for International Programs congratulates all of the following globally engaged students who received awards during the Student Awards Ceremonies on the Tarpon Springs (TS), Clearwater (CL), St Pete/Gibbs (SP/G) and Seminole (SE) campuses.

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    Get started now:

    1. Curricular – 12 total credit hours (passed with “C” or better)
    2. Extracurricular – At least one activity below
      • English Conversation Partners – a group of SPC students who volunteer to help non-native English speakers improve their conversation skills.
      • First Year Peer Mentoring – a group of current SPC students who are matched with new international students to mentor during their first year on-campus. Peers off er advice on various topics including student success, student activities, and civic engagement.
      • International Student Speakers Bureau (ISSB) – a group of international and study abroad students from SPC who volunteer to speak in classrooms on-campus as well as in the Pinellas County Schools.
      • Model United Nations Initiative – a program that places strong emphasis on research and experiential learning. Students gain critical thinking skills and knowledge about international organizations, processes for conflict resolution, as well as blocks of states that exist within the U.N. and how they diplomatically engage one another.
      • SPC Student Ambassador – a program that helps to prepare those hoping to become U.S. Citizens. Students serve as ambassadors who help them prepare for the Citizenship test. It requires attendance at 4 workshops during fall semester.
      • Off-campus or On-campus events with global theme
    3. Career Integration
    4. Medallion Project and ePortfolio 

    Upon successful completion of the Global Citizen Program, students are recognized as a Global Citizen and will be awarded:

    • Recognition at student awards ceremony
    • Global Citizen regalia to wear at graduation
    • Global Citizen Certificate of Completion
    • Global Citizen designation for diploma
    • Deliverable to present to potential employees (ePortfolio)
    • Competitive skills to enter into global marketplace or for pursuing upper level degrees

    Questions?

    Contact: Dr. Ramona Kirsch at 727-341-4732.