Are you a faculty or staff member in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences who wants to get involved in study abroad?

If so, you’re invited to attend a virtual informational session on February 24 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. To register and submit questions ahead of the session, follow this link.

Farida Jalalzai, associate dean for global initiatives and engagement in the college and a professor of political science, along with members of the Global Education Office team, will share information and resources regarding study abroad program development.

Former program leaders will also offer insights from their experiences designing programs, leading students abroad, and being part of the global learning community at Virginia Tech.

Program leader perspectives will be provided by the following speakers:

  •  Andrew Becker, Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures;
  • Trudy Becker, Department of History (led VT in Rome and Riva);
  • Joseph Mukuni, School of Education (led Teaching and Learning in Zambia);
  • Jane Wemhoener, Department of English (led London Calling, Children’s Literature in the United Kingdom, Northern Lights on the Saga Road in Iceland).

The session is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences and the Global Education Office, part of Outreach and International Affairs.

For questions, contact Rachel Fitzgerald (