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Description

The Global Engagement Community of Practice brings together faculty and staff interested in extending UTEP’s presence and impact in global research, creative activities, and instruction for the purpose of providing our students and the community with a high quality educational environment.

Aspirations

We aspire to advance UTEP's commitment to global scholarly, creative, and educational activities by • Institutionalizing best practices through the centralization of processes and procedures for efficiency and transparency; • Expanding student learning, promoting faculty development, and supporting research partnership • Sharing experiences and information; • Developing partnerships on and off campus; • Increasing global understanding among students through experiential learning; and • Extending the meaning of community engagement by including international activities.

KEYWORDS

  1. Campus internationalization and engagement
  2. Global Education
  3. Global Experiential Learning
  4. International research collaborations

UTEP STRATEGIC AREAS

  1. Education for the 21st Century Demographic
  2. Energy and Environment
  3. Global Enterprise and Border Studies
  4. National Defense and Border Security
  5. Cross-cutting: U.S.-Mexico and Latin America: Social and Behavioral Issues
  6. Other

COMMUNITY MEMBERS

Genna, Gaspare
Advocate
Professor
Liberal Arts - Political Science
regional integration, globalization, international cooperation, political economy, political psychology, political trust, social trust

Associate Professor
Education - Educational Psychology and Special Services
Bilingual Special Education, Individualized Psycho Educational Assessment, Culturally Responsive Special Education, Working with Parents of Culturally Diverse Students with Special Needs, Effects of Violence on Student Learning.
Featured: Awards

Professor
Engineering - Civil Engineering
transportation engineering, intelligent transportation systems, transportation security, cross border transportation, transportation-health, smart cities
Featured: Awards

Professor
Engineering - Civil Engineering
Engineering risk analysis, reliability analysis, Stochastic modeling, nondestructive evaluation, global engineering education
Featured: Awards

Professor
Liberal Arts - Political Science
Political Institutions, Lawmaking, Electoral Systems, Democratization, Political Accountability, Political Instability


UTEP Goals For Global Engagement
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Document
Gaspare Genna

Goal 1 – Advance the process of UTEP’s Global Engagement by institutionalizing procedures as outlined in the three prior Provost Office Task Forces.

Goal 2 – Provide a rubric to guide the development of students as globally engaged citizens within the objectives of the UTEP EDGE

Goal 3 – Design a strategic plan to guide the development and introduction of Global Engagement partnerships

Internationalization Strategies for the 21st Century
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Document
Gaspare Genna

This is a presentation given at the National Conference on Trusteeship by Brad Farnsworth, Assistant Vice President, Center for Internationalization and Global Engagement, American Council on Education (4/19/16).

University of South Florida World
External Resource
Other
Gaspare Genna

This is an example of institutionalized global engagement at a major university.

Global Purdue University
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Gaspare Genna

This is an example of institutionalized global engagement at a major university.

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