Programming and Activities

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Office of Global Initiatives Programs and Activities

The Office of Global Initiatives offers an array of activities and events throughout the year. 


Upcoming Events:

Please check our social media accounts for the latest news!

Online Chinese Language and Culture Classes

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All NJCU and Jersey City Community members are welcome to take free, non-credit online Chinese language and culture classes.

Go to our webpage here

Monthly Culture Course: Chinese Storytelling

Click here to register for these monthly lectures!

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Office of Global Initiatives and the Office of Residence Life Present:

Intercultural Communication & Professional Development Lecture Series

Open to NJCU Residential Students in the Global Initiatives Living and Learning Community (LLC).

Register here

*Please note that all in person lectures require masks and social distancing*


Ongoing Programs:

The Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship

Frederick Douglass Global Fellowship program explores how effective leadership can positively transform societies as they move towards balanced and equitable models of sustainable social justice. Program participants will travel to Ireland in Summer 2022 for a four-week, 3-credit study abroad program focusing on Frederick Douglass’ 1845 visit to Ireland and his search for equality and justice. The Office of Global Initiatives will support student applicants with assistance in preparing essays and resumes.

Application Deadline: February 14

Frederick Douglass Fellowship Webpage

For more information, please contact Craig Katz, Director of International Programs ckatz@njcu.edu


Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program

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The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program is a U.S. Department of State program which offers a six-week summer program designed to provide undergraduate students with a deeper appreciation of current global issues and the knowledge and skills required to pursue a career in International Affairs.

NJCU is offering students interested in International Affairs an opportunity to join this prestigious but competitive and rigorous program. The Office of Global Initiatives will support student applicants with assistance in preparing essays and resumes.

For more information, please contact Craig Katz, Director of International Programs ckatz@njcu.edu  

Rangel Program

 


Leaders of the Free World Program

In partnership with Leaders of the Free World (LFW) 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, this international experiential learning and leadership development program is for young Black men seeking to become dynamic leaders who are globally minded, self-aware, and service-driven.

Leaders of the Free World Program


Global Village Mentoring Program

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The Global Village Mentoring Program is part of NJCU’s larger initiative to create a Global Village system of services that support international students' academic, cultural and professional success.  Students are assigned a peer and faculty mentor for the duration of their academic career at NJCU. 

For more information, please contact Sylvia Osafo-Williams at sosafowilliams@njcu.edu.


Virtual International Faculty Exchange Initiative

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Faculty have an opportunity to work with colleagues around the world. Using the latest technology, faculty can conduct research, collaborate, and host classes with our partner schools abroad.

Virtual International Faculty Exchange


Wall Street West Experience Continuing Education Program

In partnership with the Continuing Education department, we create education programs for international delegations who wish to come to NJCU. Learn more by clicking the button:

School of Business Graduate Admissions Information Session

Wall Street West Experience