Topic: Global Perspective

Global Perspective
What Are Global Perspectives? 1898
  • 0.1 NIRSA CEUs
  • Monday, April 4 • 8:00am – 9:00am
  • Sun D/4/5/6
  • Kathleen Obuszewski, Case Western Reserve University; Kristy Caldwell, CRSS, Texas State University-San Marcos; R. Kevin Marbury, CRSS, Ph.D., University of Oregon
Global perspectives are becoming increasingly important for college campuses. There has been a sharp rise in international students and domestic students who partake in study abroad programs. This has caused a greater need for thoughtful global perspectives and for actively planning programming that can impact and appeal to all students.
Core Competencies: Philosophy & Theory; Programming
Learning Objectives:
  1. Articulate how international students impact college campuses.
  2. Be able to define global perspectives and the role of the NIRSA Global Perspectives Commission.
  3. Identify different ways to improve the international student campus experience.
Global Perspective; Health/Wellbeing
A Collegiate Recreation Program in Mexico 4006
  • 0.1 NIRSA CEUs
  • Tuesday, April 5 • 2:45pm – 3:45pm
  • Naples 1/2/3
  • Azalea Santos, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey; Maria Garza Badillo, Instituto Tecnologico Y De Estudios Superiores De Monterey
This session will explore the field of recreation in the Tecnológico de Monterrey, one of the most recognized universities in Latin America. As the only NIRSA member institution from Latin America, we will share our experience in the field of recreation as it exists on our campus. We invite you to come learn about our differences and similarities in our profession as we continue to contribute to our Universities’ missions.
Core Competencies: Philosophy & Theory; Programming
Learning Objectives:
  1. Identify the similarities that our university has with American universities.
  2. Identify the differences that our university has with American universities.
  3. Identify strategies that we can share as universities to improve our services.