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Atlanta Global Studies Center

College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Initiative

Groups Served
Collegiate, Faculty, Graduate, Other, Postbaccalaureate, Postdoctoral, Pre-Collegiate, Staff

Program Website
Visit the Program Website

Contact Information
Lemieux, Anthony
alemieux@gsu.edu
860-490-5983

Address
25 Park Place
Atlanta, GA 30303

Campus
Atlanta

Funding

Institutional Funding (e.g., President's Office, Provost Office, College or Academic Unit, Departmental Funding),State Funding,US Department of Education (ED),Other Source

Overview

A Higher Education Hub Empowering the Region’s Global Agenda

The Atlanta Global Studies Center (AGSC) builds international awareness, global competence and advanced language capacity in higher education, the private & public sector and the K-12 community to empower the region’s global agenda.
AGSC prioritizes and integrates principles of Education for Sustainable Development and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs).

Benefits

FLAS Fellowships for students
Experiential Learning (Virtual Exchange, EPIC, research, etc.)
Increased access to language courses, co and extra curricular activities
Professional Development, Travel, Research Collaboration grants and initiatives
Annual Global Studies Symposium
Collaborative Initiatives with regional institutions, global institutions, City of Atlanta
Perimeter College focused initiatives

Discipline Focus
Not discipline specific (University-Wide)

Diversity Group ( Social Identity)
First Generation, Race/Ethnicity

Race/Ethnic Group
Does not provide racial/ethnic minority group specialized programming

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 1: Academic Initiative

Established
08/15/2018

Number Served
501-1000

Notable Alumni

Research Components and Activities

Mentored research experience(s), Program sponsored (in-house) professional development sessions/ coursework (e.g., workshops, test preparation, mini-courses, specialized course, conference presentations, resume/cv building, tutoring, professional development etiquette), Funding to attend professional development sessions/coursework (e.g., conference travel, professional development session/coursework registration fee, application fee waiver, book purchase), Specialized center, Student or faculty stipend/compensation, Mentor honorarium/stipend, other

Other: collaborative research teams support

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

We provide support for all of the above and work with partnering units and departments to support and augment their efforts as well (i.e., a Global Certificate; scholarships and support for language and area studies, EPIC, Virtual Exchange). Along with Global Research Opportunities Workshop to facilitate research collaboration, initially this model was developed in the Global Studies Institute and carries forward in the AGSC

Self-efficacy Emphasis

skills, capacity, opportunity recognition, career advancement and getting things into peoples consideration sets

Acknowledgement/Affirmation of Identity, Strengths, Needs

all of the examples above are applicable. the emphasis on a global perspective, cultural and language differences and strengths, diversity, all emphasized in our efforts

Examples of Inclusionary Practices and Activities

Structured Dialogues and Interactions (e.g. lab discussions, one-on-one sessions, virtual dialogues), Orientation (e.g. reviewing norms, expectations, structures, goals and/or protocols),Development of Academic Sense of Belongingness (e.g. Meetings with doctoral scholars, peer researchers, exchanges at academic conferences)

Additional Information

extensive evaluation and reporting for grant as well

Participant Empowerment

Academic recognition (i.e. research credibility, prestige), Feeder pathways (e.g. existing partnerships with programs at similar or next level of the academic pipeline), Institutional alliances, Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders), Publication opportunities, Mentoring opportunities

Mentoring Components

Mentors are peers of program participants (near-peer, tiered peer, etc.), Mentors provide regular scheduled meetings with mentees, Mentors exchange social displays of scientific knowledge and practices, Mentors provide support with academic or discipline specific knowledge through direct teaching, Mentors provide mentees with access to academic resources (e.g. precollegiate/collegiate/graduate/postdoc/ faculty training; standardized test preparation; writing workshops, research workshops, tenure and promotion information)

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

events, talks, symposium

Evaluation Methods

external review/evaluation, annual performance report, program survey(s),other

Anticipated Participant Outcomes

attendance, completion of a course(s),conducting research (e.g., course-based, laboratory-based, apprentice-based, discovery-based),publishing a scholarly work as defined by an academic discipline, presenting at a conference/symposium, increasing academic skill area (s)

Outcome Milestones

working on annual report and can send detailed metrics by October.

Program, Initiative, Policy or Sponsored Award Category

Priority 1: Academic Initiative

Established
08/15/2018

Number Served
501-1000

Notable Alumni

Research Components and Activities

Mentored research experience(s), Program sponsored (in-house) professional development sessions/ coursework (e.g., workshops, test preparation, mini-courses, specialized course, conference presentations, resume/cv building, tutoring, professional development etiquette), Funding to attend professional development sessions/coursework (e.g., conference travel, professional development session/coursework registration fee, application fee waiver, book purchase), Specialized center, Student or faculty stipend/compensation, Mentor honorarium/stipend, other

Other: collaborative research teams support

Additional Research Components, Roles and Responsibilities

We provide support for all of the above and work with partnering units and departments to support and augment their efforts as well (i.e., a Global Certificate; scholarships and support for language and area studies, EPIC, Virtual Exchange). Along with Global Research Opportunities Workshop to facilitate research collaboration, initially this model was developed in the Global Studies Institute and carries forward in the AGSC

Please describe how your program addresses self-efficacy (one's beliefs in their own ability to execute behaviors necessary to perform) in its participants?

skills, capacity, opportunity recognition, career advancement and getting things into peoples consideration sets

How does your program acknowledge or affirm individuals’ different identities, strengths, or needs?

all of the examples above are applicable. the emphasis on a global perspective, cultural and language differences and strengths, diversity, all emphasized in our efforts

Inclusionary practices/activities utilized in your program:

Structured Dialogues and Interactions (e.g. lab discussions, one-on-one sessions, virtual dialogues), Orientation (e.g. reviewing norms, expectations, structures, goals and/or protocols),Development of Academic Sense of Belongingness (e.g. Meetings with doctoral scholars, peer researchers, exchanges at academic conferences)

Additional Information

extensive evaluation and reporting for grant as well

Participant Empowerment

Academic recognition (i.e. research credibility, prestige), Feeder pathways (e.g. existing partnerships with programs at similar or next level of the academic pipeline), Institutional alliances, Knowledge transfer to the community (e.g., parents, peers, stakeholders), Publication opportunities, Mentoring opportunities

Mentoring Components

Mentors are peers of program participants (near-peer, tiered peer, etc.), Mentors provide regular scheduled meetings with mentees, Mentors exchange social displays of scientific knowledge and practices, Mentors provide support with academic or discipline specific knowledge through direct teaching, Mentors provide mentees with access to academic resources (e.g. precollegiate/collegiate/graduate/postdoc/ faculty training; standardized test preparation; writing workshops, research workshops, tenure and promotion information)

Opportunities to Privilege Voice

events, talks, symposium

Evaluation methods are used to substantiate the program’s outcomes:

external review/evaluation, annual performance report, program survey(s),other

Anticipated participant outcomes for your program:

attendance, completion of a course(s),conducting research (e.g., course-based, laboratory-based, apprentice-based, discovery-based),publishing a scholarly work as defined by an academic discipline, presenting at a conference/symposium, increasing academic skill area (s)