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Mission and Vision

The Office for Global Engagement strives to empower students to become competent and confident leaders and world citizens.  This council will enhance student success and leadership potential of its members by offering immersive international experiences, facilitating exposure to diverse cultures, and fostering diplomatic skills. The council will also raise awareness of global issues, including the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (of the 2030 Global Agenda)The council will be comprised of 4 to 6 students and members must be committed to council events, event programming and council success.

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Apply Here for the 2023-2024 Global Student Leadership Council


Requirements to Apply

  • Junior or senior who possess a 3.0 GPA at the time of application.
  • Be enrolled in and complete 12 credit hours each semester (Full-time).
  • Must be able to commit for two semesters (Fall and Spring).
  • Submit one paragraph proposal for a Global Engagement event on something you are passionate about.


Council Member Responsibilities

  • Attend Student Council Retreat (August 10, 2023)
  • Attend Monthly Meetings (first Wednesday of each month - time TBC)
  • Student-led Global Engagement Event
    • Council members are required to organize and lead 1-2 events (faculty presentation, roundtable, panel, etc.) that highlights a global issue.
    • Council members will work with Office for Global Engagement staff for guidance and support. 
  • Support Global Engagement Efforts on Campus

Council members must actively participate in a minimum of 5 Global Engagement events per semester, for example:

    • Global Spotlight (internationally focused, faculty-led lectures and presentations)
    • United Nations Days events (i.e., International Peace Day, International Mother Language Day, International Women’s Day)
    • 75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights 
    • Events organized by other council members
    • Other events approved by the Office for Global Engagement


Council Member Benfits

  • Leadership, communication, teamwork, organization, and public speaking skills.
  • Gain an increased ability to present yourself, the passions you wish to explore, and the kind of leader you want to be to universities and future employers.
  • Interact with foreign dignitaries and UN representatives.
  • Members of the council will participate in an engaged learning experience during Spring Break.
    *Based on satisfactory completion of requirements during the Fall semester.


Internship Credits

Council members will have the option to receive 3 Internships credits for each semester they are part of the council. Extra duties will be assigned to comply with internship requirements. Additional duties include, but not exclusive to, the following:

  • Assisting at Office for Global Engagement events
  • Tabling to promote Office for Global Engagement and events across campus
  • Conducting promotional campaigns for Office for Global Engagement
  • Provide support during dignitary visits

To apply for Internship credit, find your advisor by clicking the following link.