Author: Neil Bolick
World View

Forsyth Tech Graduating First Global Distinction Scholar

Forsyth Technical Community College is proud of its accomplishments and is excited to announce Irene Bantigue as the community college’s first graduate in the Global Scholar of Distinction (GSD) Program. She will graduate on May 9, 2017. Irene is the

NC GLOBAL DISTINCTION GRANTS FOR NC COMMUNITY COLLEGE FACULTY TO CREATE GLOBAL COURSE MODULES

The NC GLOBAL DISTINCTION initiative is a collaboration between North Carolina community colleges and UNC at Chapel Hill to globalize the curriculum and increase faculty and student involvement in global issues, activities and dialogue. This initiative is developing a state

2016 Summer Olympic Games – Resources for Teachers

Sport is a universal language that can bring people together, no matter what their origin, background, religious beliefs or economic status. -Kofi Annan, Former United Nations Secretary General Move over London, it’s Rio’s turn to shine! For the first time

World View’s Global Distinction Program Taking Off at Community Colleges

World View directs a national model program that develops community colleges of global distinction.  Students who complete globally intensive courses, participate in international activities and gain global experience graduate with a “Global Distinction” notation on their transcripts.

Book Review: And the Mountains Echoed

Reading fiction is an enjoyable way to learn about different lands and cultures as well as our common humanity that ties us together.  Khaled Hosseini, the bestselling author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, has written a

Community College Symposium to feature Christo Brand, author of Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend

World View is excited to have Christo Brand, author of Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend as a keynote speaker at our November 11-12 Community College Symposium on Human Rights and Social Justice. This extraordinary memoir recounts a remarkable friendship that cut

Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Nazario

In this astonishing true story, award-winning journalist Sonia Nazario recounts the unforgettable odyssey of a Honduran boy who braves unimaginable hardship and peril to reach his mother in the United States. When Enrique is five years old, his mother, too

NC Global Distinction: A Collaboration between Community Colleges, World View and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

While community colleges play a vital role in preparing our workforce for a global economy and sending transfer students to universities that increasingly focus on global issues, there is little support for them to internationalize their instruction. The NC GLOBAL

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