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  • FROM GLOBAL STUDIES TO THE SILICON VALLEY CENTER FOR GLOBAL INNOVATION AND IMMIGRATION Internationalizing SJSU
  • SJSU Team in San Salvador for MA in Instructional Technology program
  • Chinese Dance Delegation, 2003
  • First gathering of faculty interested in Thailand
  • Prof. Cox’s first GLST 1ª class
  • One of many study abroad programs
  • Prof. Jochim samples tea presentation by Prof. Anderson, NEH Institute
  • Chiba University students welcomed at Prof. Von Till’s home
  • Brazilian exchange students, with West Valley’s Margarise Correa
  • Haryana Delegation with IES
  • Prof. Adams checks out Global Lens winners during International Week
  • Prof. Dardery, from Luxor University, relaxes on Yemanjá after talk at SJSU
  • Visiting Prof. Mann recruited Asian leaders to IES
  • One of dozens of campus talks offered over the years
    • Lord Julian Hunt spoke in Morris Daily auditorium
  • South Asians Koolasoriya and Sood
  • DLI Col. Sandusky with Pres. Kassing
  • NCAGE Forum at SJSU, 2008
  • NCAGE “steering” committee
  • First Global Studies Graduating Class
  • Student interns in Santa Rita, Brazil
  • Brazilian University Exchange Partners in S ão Paulo, 2006
  • Universidad de Ciencias Empresariales y Sociales (UCES), from Buenos Aires
  • Global Studies Student Club
  • Panamerican Institute of Geography and History
  • Global Studies Online
    • Received funding in 2007 from the Defense Language Institute to initiate development of a two-year online completion degree program in global studies
    • During 2008-2009, developed the online degree program, selected and trained faculty, developed 12 learning modules for DLI
    • With the move to D2L, faculty will be trained and develop their online course materials over the coming year
  • GSO, continued
    • The GSO program is targeting current community college students
    • Field visits to likely sending campuses have been initiated this Fall
    • Pending final approval, the first cohort of 30-35 students will be admitted this coming June
  • Silicon Valley Center for Global Innovation and Immigration
    • In 2008 deans Novak and Hegstrom agreed to merge the two proposals for research units into one, to be called the SVCGII.
    • Funding would come from the two colleges, Global Studies, and a grant requested from Congress
    • After a lengthy period of approval, the SVCGII began operations in spring 2009, with a symposium on immigration.
  • SVCGII Activities:
    • Sponsoring interdisciplinary research teams working on global and immigration topics
    • February ‘08, 5 submissions, 3 funded
    • April ‘09, 3 submissions, none funded
    • September ‘09, 6 submissions, decisions pending
    • Indian Diaspora Project, initiated by Dr. Mann, now headed up by Prof. Rajiv Khanna (5 part study)
    • January 2010 immigration retreat
    • Fall 2010 immigration conference
  • Global Cities Index
    • In Collaboration with the Bay Area Council Economic Institute
  • Bridging Borders II
    • SJSU professors took part in a major study of immigrants in Santa Clara County in 2000
    • SVCGII is exploring the possibility of doing a follow-up study, focusing more on research questions from faculty members
  • Virtually Abroad Program
    • IES launched the VAP in 2009 to support faculty in developing virtual links between students at SJSU and students at international universities
    • Four grants were made for courses in psychology, economics, industrial design, and hospitality
    • Through team projects, blogs, wikis, video conferencing and faculty visits students in these classes have an opportunity to interact with and learn from students from Guatemala, Spain, China and Taiwan
  • Expansion and Rebranding
    • Questions ?
    Muchas gracias!