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Global Engagement

The Center for Global Engagement offers a number of opportunities for you to complete the Transcultural/Global Experiences and Leadership SET categories. See below for all of the different ways you can complete these categories through the CGE, and contact us at internationaloffice@rmu.edu if you have any questions.

Click here for an attendance sheet for events that do not have a Revolution swipe.

You must fill out this form after the event for your attendance to be counted toward the Global Village, Global Village Visa, and American Explorer SET opportunities.

Transcultural/Global Experiences SET Opportunities

Study Abroad

Study abroad on a FLEAP or on a semester/summer program. For semester and summer programs, you must also submit a blog, video, or photo series documenting your experience to the CGE.

International Students Studying in the US

By studying at RMU, international students are already studying abroad! To complete the SET category, you must complete a capstone assignment through the CGE, usually during your senior year.

Global Ambassadors

As a Global Ambassador, you must fulfill all of the following requirements in order to have the experience included on your SET:

  • keeping an activity diary of events you have attended as a Global Ambassador

  • planning at least 1 event for international students

  • attending at least two events planned by other Global Ambassadors

  • attending monthly Global Ambassador meetings

  • submitting a reflection paper at the end of the semester

Global Village Living Learning Community

You can complete this SET category as a member of the Global Village by:

  • being actively engaged with the Global Village community throughout the year

  • participating in the Conversation Exchange Program for a semester OR Arabic classes for a semester (must attend a majority of classes and pass the final exam)

  • attending 1 culture workshop

  • attending 1 approved event organized by the CGE or the Global Village CA

  • attending 1 pre-approved campus-wide event with an international or global focus

  • completing an educational component that incorporates intercultural competence, such as presenting a project or creating and implementing a program around an issue surrounding culture OR writing a 1-page reflection about each of the above items along with a culminating 2-page reflection or culminating project at the end of the year lived in the Global Village

Global Village Visa

The Global Village Visa is intended for students who are interested in interacting with the Global Village without actually living in Madison Hall. You must fill out this form after the event to submit your reflections. The requirements for this are:

  • participating in the Conversation Exchange Program for a semester OR Arabic classes for a semester (must attend a majority of classes and pass the final exam) + 1-page reflection

  • attending 1 culture workshop + 1-page reflection

  • attending 1 pre-approved campus-wide event with an international or global focus + 1-page reflection

  • attending 3 approved events (they can be Global Village events, Global Village CA-organized events, or CGE-organized events) + 1-page reflection for each event

  • a final, 2-page culminating reflection about the entire experience

American Explorer (International Students)

International students who wish to learn more about the U.S. should consider becoming American Explorers! In order for this to count on your SET, you must:

  • attend International Student Orientation or FYSP

  • complete the Conversation Exchange Program for 1 semester

  • attend 1 culture workshop

  • attend 1 RMU athletic event

  • attend 1 pre-approved campus-wide event

  • attend 1 CGE-sponsored event

  • present about your culture at 1 event other than Saudi National Day

  • give a reflection presentation in an FYSP as a junior or senior

 

Leadership SET Opportunities

Global Diplomats

Global Diplomats are former Global Ambassadors who wish to continue helping new international students as a Global Ambassador for a second semester, but in a leadership role. Former Global Village residents are also eligible, by CGE recommendation. The requirements for completing this SET category are:

  • keeping an activity diary of events you have attended as a Global Diplomat

  • guiding the planning of events by Global Ambassadors

  • attending at least two events planned by Global Ambassadors

  • attending monthly Global Ambassador meetings

  • submitting a reflection paper at the end of the semester

Study Abroad Global Mentors

Students who have returned to campus after studying abroad on a semester or summer program are eligible to apply to be Global Mentors for one year. Select FLEAP returnees are also eligible, by CGE recommendation. To complete the Leadership SET category, Global Mentors will:

  • speak about their experience at a minimum of 2 events, such as FYSP classes, Mobile Global tables across campus, and Global Get-Togethers

  • speak one-on-one with at least 1 student interested in participating in the same program abroad that they studied on

  • help to organize, plan, and/or facilitate 1 CGE event

  • provide a photo from abroad and quote for the CGE website, with contact information for prospective study abroad students