Brian Lozenski Named First Faculty Fellow in Kofi Annan Institute for Global Citizenship

Professor Brian Lozenski, a newly tenured faculty member in Educational Studies, will be working to build alternative intellectual spaces for students, staff, and faculty to connect. He will engage people on campus with broader networks that build on knowledges that are not always present in academic institutions. In addition, Brian will be helping to build faculty capacity to mentor diverse students.

2020 Global Citizenship Student Award Recipients Will be Announced in mid-April

The Kofi Annan IGC will announce the recipients of the 2020 GCSA in mid-April! The awards are given to the Seniors who best demonstrate a commitment to the ideals and practice of internationalism, multiculturalism, civic engagement, and high academic performance. (Pictured: 2019 Recipients: Arnold Sanginga, Erika Aguiluz-Ramirez)

Dr. Suzanne Rivera Named 17th President of Macalester College

The Kofi Annan Institute for Global Citizenship is excited to welcome Dr. Rivera to the Macalester Community!

2019 International Roundtable

The theme for the 26th Annual International Roundtable was: Incarceration (Un)Interrupted: Reclaiming Bodies, Lands and Communities. The event was held October 10-12, 2019. Click on the picture to learn more about the 2019 IRT.

CEC provides multi-faceted ways for students to engage with the larger community

Students in the Outdoor Environmental Education Course teach elementary school students at the Ordway Field Station. Each year, about 60 academic courses include a community-based engagement component, just one of the ways students can become involved during their time at Mac through the Civic Engagement Center.

2019 Faculty Development International Seminar

In January 2019, a group of 14 faculty and staff traveled to South Africa for the Faculty Development International Seminar. By engaging with scholars and community members in Cape Town, Durban, and Johannesburg, participants learned about the remaking of social institutions and relationships, considering legacies of apartheid and resistance.

The Kofi Annan Institute for Global Citizenship fosters global citizenship by advancing scholarship, reflection, and ethical action in our local, national, and international communities.

A unique feature of Macalester College, the Kofi Annan Institute for Global Citizenship (Annan IGC) houses diverse programs that connect rigorous academics with hands-on experience and exploration outside the classroom. From the annual International Roundtable to study away, to civic engagement, our programs unite students, faculty, and community partners toward the common purpose of advancing scholarship, reflection, and ethical action. More


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