Opportunities

Program activities include seminars, conferences, speakers, international film series and arts activities, publications, internships and field trips. Through each of these opportunities, the scholars are re-introduced to the world they are living in with an international perspective.

 

From: Tori Shover, junior Global Scholar

Click the link below to see what Tori’s been up to during her study abroad and travels in Spain!


The latest post can be seen here: http://isastudentblog.wordpress.com/2011/10/31/%E2%80%9Ci-travel-not-to-go-anywhere-but-to-go-i-travel-for-travels-sake-the-great-affair-is-to-move-%E2%80%9D-robert-louis-stevenson/

November International Opportunities:

 

International Dinner

UNG event with dishes from all around the world

Tickets are $7.00 or bring a dish and get two free tickets

Friday, November 18

5:30 p.m.

Montgomery Cafeteria

http://www.georgetowncollege.edu/internationalprograms/ung/international-dinner/

 

Opportunities Abroad Fair

Friday, November 18

10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Hall of Fame Room

 

Forks and Knives with Mrs. Crouch

Similar to the GSP etiquette dinner, this is a GAC event

NEXUS (LLB) / CEP (D)

Thursday, November 17

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Hall of Fame Room

 

Study Abroad 101

Basic study abroad and scholarship information

Tuesday, November 15

4:00 p.m.

McCandless House

 

Being Abroad 101

Workshop about practical aspects of studying abroad (money, packing, arrival, cultural differences etc.)

Tuesday, November 15

11:00 a.m.

McCandless House

 

Poulenc Gloria

Concert Choir Fall Concert performance of one of French composer Francis Poulenc’s great works

NEXUS / CEP

Sunday, November 13

3:00 p.m.

Chapel

 

Falstaff Opera

Comic opera by Italian Giuseppe Verdi based on Shakespeare’s play “The Merry Wives of Windsor”

Performed by GC students with a live orchestra accompaniment

NEXUS / CEP

Friday, November 4

8:00 p.m.

Saturday, November 5

3:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, November 6

8:00 p.m.

Chapel

 

Falstaff’s Serious Play

Lecture by Dr. Barbaccia on Shakespeare and the play that inspired the Falstaff Opera

NEXUS / CEP

Friday, November 4

7:00-8:00 p.m.

Asher 112

 

 

Worldview Briefing, presented by Dr. John Stempel

24 yr. Career in Foreign Service, U.S. Consul General (3 yrs.), former Director & now Sr. Professor at UK Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce, GC Trustee

Thursday, November 3

11:00 a.m. ‚Äď 12 noon

Asher 131

 

If you are interested in attending this event at Temple Adath Israel in Lexington and need a ride or would like to help provide rides please contact me at:erin_dubose@georgetowncollege.edu
**We will be submitting for NEXUS credit after the event. So if you show up please make sure to bring your student ID and check in with me to obtain credit. **

 

OPTIONAL EVENTS:


* FRIDAY, October 21, AT 4PM

NEXUS/CEP – Does War have a Moral Equivalent

Start Time: 4:00 pm

Location: Pawling Hall – Room 303

Details:¬† The Brokmeyer Club is proud to host Dr. Jim Campbell, the current president of the Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy, who will present a paper on William James’s proposal for mitigating future wars

* TONIGHT October 19, AT 7PM
The Student Abolitionist Meeting (SAM) 
Wednesday, October 19th. We will meet at 7pm in the Hall of Fame room. We will be screening the film “The Dark Side of Chocolate” and putting together Reverse-Trick-or-Treating kits. We hope to see you there 

 

 

 

 


OPTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES:

*Free Mandarin class! [Taught by Max Tsang]

Come learn Mandarin Chinese. Classes offered every week, Tuesday OR Thursday from 4-5 p.m. at theMcCandless House. Come either day any week — the class material will be the same each day.

 

*The Graves Center for Calling & Career
INTERNSHIP Opportunity:  Japan / American Society of Kentucky in Frankfort seeks Accounting/Finance, Event Planner, Communication & Legislative Interns.

 

The MCLC Department’s Fall Foreign Film Series ends on Wednesday with “The Fury of Achilles.” WHAT: The Fury of Achilles (Italy, 1962)
WHEN: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19th, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
WHERE: ASHER 112
PRESENTED BY: DR. JOHN HENKEL In the tenth year of the Trojan War, tensions between Achilles and Agamemnon divide the Greek camp while giving hope to the Trojans. (IMDb) ~ CEP/NEXUS EVENT ~ *Films that are currently under copyright may be presented for educational purposes only and must be presented in a space commonly used for instruction.  Attendance is limited to those for whom the film fulfills that educational purpose (in this case, students and faculty).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For those who do not know about Simchat Torah it is quite an event you do not want to miss. When we reach the end of the Torah and it is time to start over in the readings we celebrate this ending and beginning by unraveling the Torah completely (Which is quite a site to see). The event includes singing and dancing and it is truly a fun and FREE event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Upcoming Opportunities!

MCLC – Foreign Film Series

Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Start Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Asher Science Center Room 112
Category: Nexus/CEP
Details

L’ira di Achille (Fury of Achilles) by Mario Girolami (Italy, 1962)
Contact: John Henkel
Email: John_Henkel@georgetowncollege.edu

CARE: Fighting Global Poverty

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Start Time: 11:00 am End Time: 12:00 pm
Location: John L. Hill Chapel
Category: Nexus/CEP
Details

CARE is a non-profit organization that supports the fight against global poverty. Supporters of CARE show the following as their mission:
Strengthening capacity for self-help
Providing economic opportunity
Delivering relief in emergencies
Influencing policy decisions at all levels Addressing discrimination in all its forms.
Contact: Kara Sheppard

An Evening of Brazilian Music

Date: Thursday, October 6, 2011
Start Time: 8:00 pm
Location: John L. Hill Chapel
Category: Nexus/CEP
Details
From Elizabethtown College comes a program of 20th century Brazilian music, featuring a unique meld of traditional western techniques with Brazilian nationalism, reflecting the diverse cultural heritage of the newly colonial nation.

Contact: Heather Hunnicutt

Wild West Show

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2011
Start Time: 11:00 am End Time: 12:00 pm
Location: John L. Hill Chapel
Category: Nexus/CEP
Details

GAC is offering the opportunity for you to learn more about Native American traditions by way of dance. Come and check out this exciting event in the chapel and get CEP Credit!
What the show is about:

The YellowHouse dancers contribute to time-honored southwestern traditional dances, in addition the social intertribal dance styles.

Forming a exceptional dance troupe that brings together many talented singers and dancers.

Contact: Faith Waters
Email: fwaters0@georgetowncollege.edu

New Years…Jewish Style!

If you would like to learn more about how Jewish people celebrate New Year’s please join us as Erin DuBose talks about the holidays and traditions

When: Monday September 26th, 2011 at 5pm

Where: Hall of Fame room (Across from the Caf)

*Some snacks and drinks will be provided**

Internship Opportunities

Internships are available with organizations across a web of global companies and organizations in the United States and abroad. Global Scholars work with the Global Scholars Program Leadership Team and the Graves Center for Calling & Career to find appropriate internships. All Global Scholars must turn an Internship Learning Contract and Site Supervisor Evaluation Form into Georgetown College’s Internship Coordinator Holly James to satisfy this program requirement.¬† Learn more about the Internship Program: http://interns.georgetowncollege.edu/students.htm.

Mentoring Network

Global Scholars have an opportunity to connect with Georgetown College Alumni and professionals who can provide opportunities for engaging meaningful and supportive mentoring relationships for the purpose of career and professional development.

Mentoring options the Alumni/professionals may offer include: informational interviewing; job guidance; guest speaker/career panel/workshops; professional networking; mock interviewing; shadowing; internships; and office tours/receptions.

Alumni/professionals from all areas including ministry, medicine, theatre, business, accounting and art to electrical engineering are invited to participate in the mentoring network. Additionally, Georgetown College seeks professionals working in the equine industry and those in organizations with a global scope.

Prior to accessing the database of Alumni/professionals, you will need to meet with Holly James, Internship Coordinator at Georgetown College. Holly’s office is located on the 2nd floor of the Graves Center for Calling and Career in the Meetinghouse, which is across from the Student Center.  Set up an appointment with Holly by calling 502-863-7094 or emailing holly_james@georgetowncollege.edu.

Beyond our borders…

Global Scholars can enhance their undergraduate experience through a number of study abroad opportunities.  Georgetown College has multiple options for students interested in study abroad through our International Programs Office.

Examples of seminars and events

  • Yearly Worldview Briefing by one of the professors at the University of Kentucky‚Äôs Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce
  • Presentations by CEOs, CFOs and Presidents of global companies as well as individuals with international experience
  • International art exhibits at museums and galleries
  • Behind-the-scenes tours of businesses and organizations engaged in international commerce, such as Alltech, Keeneland, Kentucky Horse Park, Lexmark, Toyota Motor Manufacturing (TMMK) and the UPS Worldport at the Louisville Airport
  • On-campus and off-campus attendance at monthly leadership development events
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