2019 International Roundtable

The theme for the 26th Annual International Roundtable has been announced: Incarceration (Un)Interrupted: Reclaiming Bodies, Lands and Communities. October 10-12, 2019. Click on the picture for more information and a schedule of events!

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.

2019 Global Citizenship Student Award Recipients

Arnold Sanginga, Erika Aguiluz Ramirez, and Cuauhtemoc Cruz Herrera—two graduating seniors, and one alum who graduated in December 2018, respectively—were selected as the 2019 recipients.

2019 IGC Photo Contest Winners

Every spring the Kofi Annan Institute for Global Citizenship invites Macalester students to share their photographic talents and reflect on their involvement with global citizenship at the local, national, or international level. Winning pictures are displayed in Markim Hall, home to the Kofi Annan Institute for Global Citizenship.

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.

Student Worker Appreciation Week was April 15-19

The Kofi Annan Institute for Global Citizenship is lucky to have such talented, engaged, fun student workers. Thank you for everything you do to keep the Annan IGC such a wonderful and welcoming place.

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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