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Cross Cultural Comm Presentation


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Cross Cultural Comm Presentation

  1. 1. The University of Mary Washington Joanna Krenich, Clelia LaMonica, Mary Kate Markano, Kim Pernice, and Casey Ridlon
  2. 2. Why Study at UMW? <ul><li>High Academic Standard </li></ul><ul><li>Great Location </li></ul><ul><li>Full immersion into the English language and American culture </li></ul>
  3. 3. About UMW <ul><li>Total Enrollment: 4,271 undergraduate students </li></ul><ul><li>33.7% Male / 66.3% Female </li></ul><ul><li>High standards for academic achievement: Average GPA 3.6 </li></ul><ul><li>17 residence halls and one apartment complex </li></ul><ul><li>65% of students reside on campus </li></ul><ul><li>Ranked by Forbes Magazine as 13 th best public college on its list of “America’s Best Colleges” in 2008 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Academics <ul><li>Undergraduate class size is 15-21 students. </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate campus located approximately 10 minutes from undergraduate campus </li></ul><ul><li>Close to 90% of faculty have earned doctorates </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor of Science : Biology, Computer Science, Economics, Environmental Science, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology, Chemistry, Business Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Bachelor of Arts : American Studies, Anthropology, Art History, Classics, English, French, History, International Affairs, Music, Philosophy, Religion, Political Science, Sociology, Spanish, Studio Art </li></ul>Simpson Library
  5. 5. Honor Code <ul><li>“ I hereby declare upon my word of honor that I have neither given nor received unauthorized help on this work.” </li></ul><ul><li>Commits students to the highest standards of personal conduct </li></ul><ul><li>Offers personal freedom and responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Create a unique sense of community which characterizes the institution </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Central Park Downtown Fredericksburg Walmart J Brian’s </li></ul><ul><li>Best Buy Wine & Cheese </li></ul><ul><li>Target Hyperion Borders Sammy T’s Outback Bistro Bethem </li></ul><ul><li>Old Navy Carl’s Ice Cream </li></ul><ul><li>Cheeseburger in Paradise Choi’s Korean Kitchen </li></ul><ul><li>Starbucks Art Galleries </li></ul><ul><li>T.G.I Friday’s Antique and Book Shops </li></ul><ul><li>Spotsylvania Mall </li></ul><ul><li>Regal Cinemas 15 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Location <ul><li>Fredericksburg, VA </li></ul><ul><li>Spans 176 acres </li></ul><ul><li>45 minutes North of Richmond and South of Washington, D.C. </li></ul><ul><li>Available transportation includes Amtrak, the VRE, the Greyhound Bus, and the Fred </li></ul><ul><li>Within a 5 mile radius of Central Park and Downtown Fredericksburg which offer shopping and restaurants </li></ul>
  8. 8. Heart of American Culture <ul><li>Variety of places to see in Washington D.C., for example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Smithsonian Institute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>American History Museum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Air and Space Museum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Archives and Records Museum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Museum of Natural History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The White House </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Capitol Building </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. American Culture <ul><li>The University offers over 99 diverse student clubs and organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities to play several varsity and intramural sports </li></ul><ul><li>Each year these organizations sponsor a number of events on campus including Multicultural Fair, Devil Goat Day, Cheap Seats, Homecoming, SHH Walkathon </li></ul>
  10. 10. Works Cited <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;College Profiles - Mary Washington College.&quot; College and University Profiles . 8 Feb. 2009 <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Mink, Eric. &quot;Sites to See in Fredericksburg.&quot; Civil War Times 47.1 (Feb. 2008): 24-25. Academic Search Complete . EBSCO. Simpson Library, University of Mary Washington. 8 Feb.2009 < a9h&AN=28091019&site=ehost-live>. </li></ul><ul><li>Udell, Jon. &quot;An Open Source Sandbox.&quot; InfoWorld 28.22 (29 May 2006): 38. 9 Feb. 2009. &quot;University of Mary Washington.&quot; Test Prep: GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, SAT, ACT, and More . 9 Feb. 2009 <>. </li></ul><ul><li>Yang-Soo Kim. &quot;Communication Experiences of American Expatriates in South Korea: A Study of Cross-Cultural Adaptation.&quot; Human Communication 11.4 (Winter 2008): 511-528. 5 Feb. 2009. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>