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Global Understanding Series

Delaware Technical Community College presents a Global Understanding Series that features programs and workshops free to the community, Delaware Tech students and staff.

Global Series presentations and performances are generally 60 minutes long, and provide a personal perspective on a global issue, region, culture, or people.

Four different components comprise this new series:
  • Global Voices –provides a personal perspective on a global issues, region, culture, or people
  • Postcards from Abroad – presented by Delaware Tech staff and students from different cultures or who have participated in previous study abroad programs
  • Global Skills – interactive workshops which teach participants new skills they can use in a workshop activity
  • Culture & Arts – an immersion in dancing, cooking, traditional dress or theater
Dover (Terry Campus) - Spring 2014 Events
DATE EVENT
Jan. 14

Study Abroad Fair
Terry Lobby/
Learning Commons

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Feb. 10

Green Deen: What Islam Teaches About Protecting the Planet,
Ibrahim Abdul-Matin

Downes Lecture Hall (Video Streamed from the Owens Campus)
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Feb. 19

Foreign Film Series:  The Motorcycle Diaries
(Spanish with English subtitles)

Downes Lecture Hall
1:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Feb. 20

Foreign Film Series:  The Class
(French drama with English subtitles)
Downes Lecture Hall
12:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

March 14

Happy Pi Day:  Join the Math Dept. for Games or Pick up a Pie
from the Engineering Club

Terry Lobby/Learning Commons
11:00 a.m. - 12 noon

March 17

Criminal Justice:  Past, Present & Future
This event will be followed by a Career Fair sponsored by the Criminal Justice Dept.
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., ETB 727

April 15

Putting the Sexy Back in Earth Day:
Come Learn about the Latest Technologies Countries Around
the World are Using to Reduce Energy Consumption

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., CTC 425

May 6

World Cup Kick Off:
Join us to Prepare for the Biggest Competition in the
Most Popular Sport in the World!

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Learning Commons

Georgetown (Owens Campus) - Spring 2014 Events
  Global Understanding Flier and Guidelines
DATE EVENT

Jan. 29

Postcards from Japan
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Cafeteria, Student Services Center

Feb. 10

Green Deen:  What Islam Teaches About Protecting the Planet,
Ibrahim Abdul-Matin

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Theater, Arts & Sciences Center

March 11

Belarusian Art Workshop
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Executive Dining Room, Student Services Center

April 9

Oxfam Hunger Banquet
5:00 p.m., Executive Dining Room, Student Services Center
Reserve Tickets

April 12

Day Trip to the Cherry Blossom Festival
Washington, D.C.

April 17

International Day
11:30 a.m., Dining Hall, Student Services Center

May 6

World Cup Celebration:
Join us to Prepare for the Biggest Competition
in the Most Popular Sport in the World! 

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Executive Dining Room, Student Services Center

Stanton Wilmington Campuses - Spring 2014 Events
DATE EVENT
Jan. 23

Postcards from Brazil
12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Wilmington Campus, SE 224

Jan. 30

Postcards from Germany
12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Stanton Campus, E 104

Feb.

Black History Month Celebration,
Stanton and Wilmington Campuses

Feb. 13

Global Voices:  Dominican Republic and Business
12 noon - 1:00 p.m., Wilmington Campus, E 323

March 11

Global Voices:  Nepal and Global Health
12 noon - 1:00 p.m., Wilmington Campus, SE 224

March 13

Pi Day Celebration
12 noon - 1:00 p.m., Wilmington Campus, Math Lab

March 17-21

Diversity Week
Wilmington campuses

April 10

Green Deen:  What Islam Teaches About Protecting the Planet,
Ibrahim Abdul-Matin
Theater, Arts & Science Center (Video Streamed from the Owens Campus)
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

April 10

Tea and Paper Folding
(Chado and Origami)
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m., Wilmington Campus, SE 224

April 12

Day Trip to the Cherry Blossom Festival
Washington, D.C.

May 6

World Cup Celebration:
Join us to Prepare for the Biggest Competition
in the Most Popular Sport in the World! 
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Executive Dining Room, Student Services Center

Resources for Students and Staff

Instructions for Obtaining Your Delaware Tech Passport

Stanton/Wilmington and Terry Campuses:  Bring the Passport Application Form to your campus International Education Coordinator or next Global Understanding event.

Owens Campus: Bring the Passport Application Form and your student/staff ID card to the reception desk in the Career Services Center in the Student Services building.