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 - Fall 2015 Events and Guidelines
DATE EVENT

Sept.
  1

Global Skills:  Welcome Days Resource Fair
As you kick off your semester, come find out about traveling abroad, upcoming DTCC study abroad destinations, and the scholarship opportunities that can help you get there at the Welcome Days Resource Fair and Club Expo.
Terry Mall (rain location ETB 727)
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Sept.
16

Postcards from Abroad:  Our Experience in Peru
To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, come experience Peru through the eyes of Delaware Tech staff and students as they share their experiences and perspectives from Peru.
Downes Lecture Hall, Terry Building
10 - 11 a.m.

Oct.
5

Arts & Culture:  Meet and Greet with Italian Students
Join our international guests from Italy to learn about Italian culture and share perspectives about your culture. Find out more details about traveling to Italy in 2016.
Lunch will be provided.
Please rsvp to lpeel@dtcc.edu by Sept. 28 as seats are limited.
ETB 741
Noon - 1 p.m.

Oct. 20

Study Abroad Fair
Think outside the classroom - and the country! Get the scoop on upcoming Delaware Tech study abroad destinations, and the scholarship opportunities that can help you get there. Meet with program alumni and lead instructors.
Terry Building Lobby
11 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Nov. 16-20

International Education Week Photo Contest and Reception
Explore the world through photos submitted by Delaware Tech students and staff! Photo contest winners and the winner of the free study abroad experience will be announced during the reception.
Reception: Nov. 19, SET Building Lobby
 3 p.m.

Dec.
9

Arts & Culture: Holidays Around the World
Join students from our International Student Service Club to learn about holiday customs and taste cuisine from regions around the world!
Terry Building Lobby
10 a.m. - noon

 

 
Georgetown - Fall 2015 Events and Guidelines
DATE EVENT

Sept.
3

Arts & Culture: Art Around the World
Calling all crafters! See demos and create traditional crafts from different regions of the world at this Welcome Week event.
Fireside Lounge (SSC)
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Sept.
29

Postcards from Scotland and Australia:  Why Study Abroad?
Hear from students who studied abroad in Scotland and Australia about why they decided to study abroad and the highlights of their experiences.
Theater, Arts & Science Center
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Oct. 7

Global Skills: Taking the Right Risks
Are you a risk taker or do you "play it safe?" Inspired by the late entrepreneur and community leader Matt Haley, this workshop will help you use informed risk-taking to achieve success and reach your goals.
Arts & Science Center (Rm 344)
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Oct. 8

Arts & Culture: Hispanic Heritage - Sugar Skull Decorating Workshop
Learn about el Dia de los Muertos! Create and decorate a sugar skull, part of many Hispanic Day of the Dead celebrations. Enter your creation in the Day of the Dead Sugar Skull Decorating Contest at the end of October!
Fireside Lounge (SSC)
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Oct. 22

Global Skills: Study Abroad Fair
Think outside the classroom - and the country! Get the scoop on upcoming Delaware Tech study abroad destinations, and the scholarship opportunities that can help you get there. Meet with program alumni and lead instructors.
Fireside Lounge, Student Services Center
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Nov.
5

Global Voices: OxFam Hunger Banquet
Life isn't fair - and neither is this. At the Oxfam America Hunger Banquet, where you sit and what you eat are determined by the luck of the draw. Change the way you think about poverty and hunger!
Fireside Lounge, Student Services Center
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Nov.
19
International Education Week Photo Contest and Reception
Explore the world through photos submitted by Delaware Tech students and staff! Photo contest winners and the winner of the free study abroad experience will be announced during the reception.
Outside Theater
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Stanton/Wilmington - Fall 2015 Events
DATE EVENT
Sept. 16

Global Skills: Global Business Forum and Mixer
Following 1 Million Cups, join us for a networking mixer and presentation by the International Trade and Development Office of Delaware about how small businesses can expand into international markets.
Wilmington Conference Center
 
9 - 10 a.m.

Oct.
15

Arts & Culture: Hispanic Heritage - Music and Dance Demonstration
Try out some new moves! Celebrate Hispanic heritage through a student-led demonstration of traditional music and dance!
Wilmington Conference Center
12:30 p.m.

Oct.
19 and
Oct.
21

Global Skills: Study Abroad Fair
Think outside the classroom - and the country! Get the scoop on upcoming Delaware Tech study abroad destinations, and the scholarship opportunities that can help you get there. Meet with program alumni and lead instructors.
October 19, Stanton Campus Lobby
11 a.m - 1 p.m.
October 21, Wilmington Campus Conference Center Lobby
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Nov.
3

Postcards from Abroad: Students' Perspectives on Study Abroad
Hear from students who traveled in 2015 to Peru, Switzerland, Australia, Scotland and The Netherlands about why they decided to study abroad and the highlights of their experiences.
Stanton Campus, A116
Noon - 1 p.m.

Nov.
19

International Education Week Photo Contest and Reception
Explore the world through photos submitted by Delaware Tech students and staff to celebrate International Education Week! Please see photo contest flyer
Wilmington Campus Conference Center, Room A
Stanton Campus Lobby
11 a.m.

   
   
Resources for Students and Staff

Instructions for Obtaining Your Delaware Tech Passport

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

Georgetown: 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.