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JMU DEI Resources
CGE Information & Programming

Global Campus Toolkit provides information about JMU’s international student population, country educational and culture information, teaching to enhance learning across cultures, and tips for communicating with English Language Learners (ELL).

LINK Program includes globally-minded student leaders who assist in recruitment and retention efforts for international students at JMU.

Study Abroad Opportunities offers various ways in which students can participate in study abroad programs around the world, including low-cost opportunities through our Exchange Programs and Virtual Internships Abroad

Global Dukes Program engages students after studying abroad in sharing their stories with other students while working at the CGE.

Study Abroad Scholarships support students to study abroad.

Peace Corps Prep program guides students to build core competencies to serve in Peace Corps or engage in international development work.

Madison International Learning Community is a residential learning community focused on global engagement and development of intercultural competencies.

Global Virtual Exchange provides opportunities to build intercultural competencies by engaging in technology-enabled, facilitated, people-to-people learning sustained over a period of time.

CGE Events

International Student Leadership Conference Annual conference hosted by CGE’s ISSS team which gathers international and globally-minded students from around the US to network with each other and enhance their leadership skills through keynote speakers, hands-on activities, and content sessions.

International Week Week-long celebration on JMU’s campus and in the surrounding communities around a specific theme tied to global learning and engagement.

External Organization DEI Resources

NAFSA, Association of International Educators, provides a list of resources for supporting diversity and inclusion in education abroad.

Diversity Abroad is the leading professional consortium dedicated to advancing diversity and inclusive best practices in global education and includes culture and diversity destination guides. By clicking on a specific country, you can read about the current climate as it relates to race, sexual orientation, disability, and other topical areas.

Institute for Study Abroad | "Unpacked: A Study Abroad Guide for Students like Me" Articles and commentary, mainly from a student perspective, about studying abroad and issues of diversity, including faith communities,  first generation, LGBTQ+, racial and ethnicity, and students with special needs.

The Center for Global Education | Resources to Support Underrepresented Students include links to organizations, scholarship opportunities, and other information targeted to students who identify as part of an underrepresented group.

The Center for Global Education | Supporting Diversity in Study Abroad contains useful information in promoting study abroad participation among underrepresented students.

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