» Competition 6 - Santander

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, US

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, US
Partners: Universidad de Guadalajara (Mexico),
Benemerita Autónoma Universidad de Puebla (Mexico)

“Advancing Study Abroad with Peer-led Reciprocal Community Service”

Virginia Commonwealth University will expand on its state-of-the-art global education living-learning program, VCU Globe, to include reciprocal student exchanges with its two partner universities. The program will provide undergraduate students in all disciples with intercultural learning experiences while abroad through: shared living facilities where co-curricular activities provide opportunities for sustained, intercultural communication (Global Living); specialized coursework in intercultural competence, global leadership, and related topics (Global Education); and service alongside colleagues of other cultures with the local host community for a minimum of 40 hours (Global Engagement).

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