ORLANDO — Efforts to empower and prepare Pitt Community College (PCC) students for success in the global economy began with a vision from three deans.

Although initial surveys on global education at the college indicated hesitancy to begin the work around globalizing the campus, college leaders and faculty have increasingly supported the internationalization of students’ learning experiences, PCC leaders said in a presentation at this year’s American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) convention.

Through strategic partnerships with regional and international partners, PCC has expanded its PCC Global programming and provided opportunities for students and faculty to study and teach abroad, participate in on-campus cultural programming, enhance their global awareness and have an internationalized curriculum.


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