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Phone: 919-536-7264
Fax: 919-536-7281

Center for the Global Learner
Durham Technical Community College
1637 East Lawson Street
Durham, NC 27703

Helpful Websites and Resources
A list of Durham Tech scholarships is posted in the spring. A comprehensive list of N.C. scholarships and grants based on need, merit, or vocational interest can be found on the College Foundation of North Carolina (CFNC) website. A list of other outside scholarships is also available.
Training and Workshops
Center for the Global Learner staff develop workshops and on-site training sessions on specific topics related to globalization and intercultural understanding. “Communicating With Students When There Is a Language Barrier” is one example of the many workshops we offer.

We invite faculty and staff to suggest topics or request a specific training for a department, group, student club, or class. Fill out a Training Request Form to suggest topics or to request specific training.

Informational Videos
We No Speak Americano – Understanding International Students’ Writing
Cultural Differences – An Introduction
Cultural Competency for Health Care Providers
More Than Words: Language Barriers in Medicine
World Apart: A Series on Cross-Cultural Healthcare Part 1
World Apart: A Series on Cross-Cultural Healthcare Part 2
World Apart: A Series on Cross-Cultural Healthcare Part 3
World Apart: A Series on Cross-Cultural Healthcare Part 4
Helpful Websites
Community Colleges for International Development, Inc. (CCID)
The mission of CCID is to provide opportunities for building global relationships that strengthen educational programs, and promote economic development. www.ccid.cc
The North Carolina Community College System Global Learner Consortium
The purpose of the Consortium is to support the member colleges of the consortium as they seek to promote the economic survival and well-being of their constituent communities through the education of a globally competent citizenry and workforce. www.roanokechowan.edu/ncglobal/
NAFSA- National Association of International Educators
NAFSA is an association of individuals worldwide advancing international education and exchange and global workforce development. www.nafsa.org
World View
World View was established in 1998 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to help K-12 and college educators anticipate and respond to the challenges of a smaller, more interconnected world. www.unc.edu/world
Center for Strategic and International Studies
A resource for students interested in exploring concepts of globalization. www.globalization101.org
Hispanic/Latino Outreach
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, Inc
CHCI’s educational services are designed to provide Latino students with the tools and resources they need to succeed in attaining a higher education. CHCI’s website contains information about college preparation, and a section for parents to assist them in successfully guiding their children from K-12 education to the university setting. www.chci.org
The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans
This website helps parents secure a college education for their children and provides information about tuition costs and other subjects. http://www2.ed.gov/about/inits/list/hispanic-initiative/index.html
 


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