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GPP 2019
DePaul's new Global Pathways Program is designed to assist international students in developing English proficiency while taking academic coursework to prepare them for matriculation into their degree programs. (Image courtesy of Global Engagement)​
Curious about the university's new Global Pathways Program? Did you know DePaul was selected to participate in the American Council of Education's US-Japan COIL initiative? Get the latest from the Office of Global Engagement, including updates about record growth with the Global Learning Experience program, in its spring 2019 newsletter.

DePaul launches Global Pathway Program

In winter 2019, Global Engagement launched a new initiative, the Global Pathway Program. The GPP is designed to assist international students in developing English proficiency while taking academic coursework to prepare them for matriculation into their degree programs. The first GPP cohort includes graduate students majoring in Finance and Management in the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business and Computer Science majors from Computing and Digital Media.  Almost equally divided between the two graduate schools, the Pathway group is comprised of 13 students from China, India, Vietnam and Thailand. Read more >>

Meet DePaul's international graduate recruiter, Karen Mark 

Late last year, DePaul established a new position to tactically recruit international students at the graduate level. Karen Mark, who began working with international admission in 2012, is now working closely with Global Engagement and the university's colleges and schools to ensure the alignment of recruitment goals in support of DePaul's international student enrollment strategy. Read more >>

Juan Mundel: Connecting the world through public relations and advertising

Juan Mundel joined the DePaul community with his international wheels already in motion. Halfway through his second year as an assistant professor in the College of Communication, Mundel has already established two study abroad programs and a GLE course, taking students abroad to France, the Netherlands, Spain and Argentina. Read more >>

Global Learning Experience updates, record growth

Virtual Exchange projects, also known as the Global Learning Experience projects, are reaching record numbers at DePaul -- 100 courses across multiple disciplines, with more than 1,700 DePaul participants collaborating with students from international partner schools in 26 countries across the globe. Read more and take part  in a GLE >>

Save the date for the International Virtual Exchange 2019 Conference

IVEC 2019 is the largest and most prominent event on virtual exchange, providing a forum for an audience of practitioners, professionals, and policy makers from institutions around the world interested in technology enabled global learning, international education, and new pedagogies.
As part of the planning committee, DePaul invites ​members of the university community to attend the 2019 event this fall. Read more >>

DePaul selected to participate in ACE US-Japan COIL initiative

Last year, the American Council of Education launched a call for proposals among American institutions of higher education to develop virtual exchange projects with Japanese partners. DePaul was chosen as one of the six American institutions to participate in the ACE initiative.​ Read more >>

New Global Fluency Certificate available soon

The Comprehensive Internationalization Committee developed a proposal for a new Global Fluency Certificate, which recognizes undergraduate students who consciously pursued a number of opportunities for global learning. DePaul's Faculty Council approved the certificate in fall 2018, and it will officially be launched at the start of the 2019-20 academic year. Read more >>​