Global Citizenship: Get Involved

gc_glee11Fairfield University offers a plethora of opportunities for students to become citizens of the world, including:

  • Study abroad programs in third world countries such as Tanzania and Nicaragua
  • Overseas mission trips
  • Faculty/student research projects across the Atlantic, forging mentorship relationships
  • A robust program that offers world-affirming internships
  • The Worlds Imagined website full of streaming videos, articles, books, documentaries, and other resources on Global Citizenship
  • Cultural offerings such as The Glee Club tour of Prague, Vienna, and Budapest in 2008 (see photo to the right)
  • Lifelong learning opportunities

The Global Citizenship area of focus has strengthened Fairfield University's commitment to prepare all members of its community to reflect humbly on our privileges, to use creative means to connect with others, to seek experiences that allow for the application and expansion of knowledge gained in the classroom, and to recognize the value inherent in striving to transform society for the greater good.