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About Global Education

Mission Statement

The mission of the Center for Global Education is to

  • Enrich global partnerships
  • Advance educational opportunities
  • And to cultivate an interculturally aware and globally engaged campus community

What We Do

While the CGE is widely known on campus for sending TU students abroad, we work in multiple areas of campus internationalization, striving to bring the world and international values to the University of Tulsa and vice versa. From the “Center of the Universe” to the ends of the earth!

 

 

Our Core Values

  • Accessibility. We ensure that our programs are accessible to and inclusive of all students regardless of financial status, disability, or other diverse characteristics. We ensure that our programs are accessible to and inclusive of all students regardless of financial status, disability, or other diverse characteristics.
  • Collaboration. We work with all Colleges and departments to ensure that faculty and students have opportunities for short and long-term international study as well as research, internship, and service-learning. We act as the stewards of TU’s international agreements to manage existing partnerships and cultivate new opportunities for collaborative research and faculty and student mobility.
  • Empathy. We act as the stewards of TU’s international agreements to manage existing partnerships and cultivate new opportunities for collaborative research and faculty and student mobility. We cultivate empathy among students, faculty, and staff through academic and professional development opportunities to encourage global awareness and intercultural understanding.
  • Empowerment. We empower CGE staff to develop as professionals in the international education field by valuing creativity, problem-solving, and open-mindedness. We empower faculty, staff, and students by providing them opportunities for international engagement and study through academic and professional development opportunities. We empower faculty, staff, and students by providing them opportunities for international engagement and study through academic and professional development opportunities.
  • Intentionality. We form strategic relationships which demonstrate the highest academic quality, curricular alignment across disciplines, and opportunities for collaboration outside of traditional study abroad. We shape our campus community through cultural and outreach programming that highlights global connections and acts as a springboard for scholarship and engagement.
  • Responsibility. We understand our responsibility to manage financial resources, serve as a resource and authority on international educational practices, and provide for the health and safety of the campus community abroad. We cultivate in students a responsibility to lead as engaged members of the global community.