Archives for Global Education

Theatre in Scotland & England: ‘A Crucible of Culture and Conversation’

Professor Mark Stevick, center, with students at All Soul's Church in London. If all the world’s a stage, the United Kingdom is the host and this year marks the 18th consecutive theatre trip there for Gordon professors and students. From August 10-26, 2012, Mark Stevick, associate professor of English, and Norm Jones, professor of theatre arts, will lead 30 students—the most Read full article »

Summer Scholar: Juliet, Visky and Orvieto, Italy

Gordon students aren't the only ones who see summer as an opportunity for fun or new experiences; many, in fact, are heading overseas, interning in professional settings or gaining valuable work experiences. (More on those soon!)  Gordon's faculty are busy too. They use June, July and August for special projects, study trips and ongoing research they're passionate about. This is Read full article »

Preparing Students to Go Global = A Winning Strategy

NEWS UPDATE: Since posting the below story (on April 12, 2012), Jessica Ventura went on to win a first place award in the Best Professional Paper category at the Northeast ASEE conference, which included a cash prize as well. To read her paper in its entirety, click here. Congratulations, Jessica. When Jessica Ventura, assistant professor of kinesiology, extended her research by teaching Read full article »

The Lessons of Dislocation

Liesl Smith, director of administration and management in the Global Education Office and adjunct professor of history, has published an article in the most recent Chronicle of Higher Education in which she reflects upon the value of the study abroad experience. The article, entitled "The Lessons of Dislocation," can be found here for those with a subscription to the Chronicle. Read full article »

New Monasticism meets Renaissance Bottega

John Skillen, professor of English and director of the "Gordon in Orvieto" program, penned a chapter entitled "New Monasticism meets Renaissance Bottega" for the book Transformations at the Edge of the World: Forming Global Christians through the Study Abroad Experience (Abilene Christian University Press, 2010). The publisher describes the book thusly: "This collection of essays is characterized by the diversity of Read full article »