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Institute for International and Intercultural Studies

The Institute is being established in the first year of a new century to promote initiatives developed in response to growing needs to reach beyond traditional models for higher education, bridging into the 21st century where globalization and cross-discipline endeavors will be on the forefront.

The mission of the Institute is the

Through the institute students and faculty are supported in their efforts to engage in international, cross-cultural and cross-discipline learning opportunities. The Institute supports a number of study-abroad programs sponsored by affiliated organizations such as the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities and the Consortium for Global Education. On campus, the Center develops programs and services that enhance the international and cross-cultural awareness of the entire campus community, with particular focus on cross-discipline and global service-learning endeavors.

Programs of Study

Please see the Academic Catalogue descriptions for more details and a listing of minors.

Departments/Programs

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11/4/14 - Junior council members, Gray Magee, junior cell and molecular biology major, Kelley Faulkner, junior biochemistry major, and Clare Williams, junior intercultural studies major, serve at East Elementary School for Campus and Community Day. - MiKalla Cotton
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Junior council members, Gray Magee, junior cell and molecular biology major, Kelley Faulkner, junior biochemistry major, and Clare Williams, junior intercultural studies major, serve at East Elementary School for Campus and Community Day. - MiKalla Cotton

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11/4/14 - Junior council members, Gray Magee, junior cell and molecular biology major, Kelley Faulkner, junior biochemistry major, and Clare Williams, junior intercultural studies major, do yard work at East Elementary School for Campus and Community Day. - MiKalla Cotton
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Junior council members, Gray Magee, junior cell and molecular biology major, Kelley Faulkner, junior biochemistry major, and Clare Williams, junior intercultural studies major, do yard work at East Elementary School for Campus and Community Day. - MiKalla Cotton

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10/4/14 - Jean Marie Walls, professor of language and department chair, and Cynthia Jayne, associate provost for intercultural and international studies, talk with visitors of their booth at the International Food and Art Festival held in downtown Jackson. - MiKalla Cotton
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Jean Marie Walls, professor of language and department chair, and Cynthia Jayne, associate provost for intercultural and international studies, talk with visitors of their booth at the International Food and Art Festival held in downtown Jackson. - MiKalla Cotton

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10/4/14 - Joshua Guthrie, senior engineering major, greets and talks with Phillip G. Ryan, Professor of Language, and Cynthia Jayne, associate provost for intercultural and international studies, at the International Food and Art Festival held in downtown Jackson. - MiKalla Cotton
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Joshua Guthrie, senior engineering major, greets and talks with Phillip G. Ryan, Professor of Language, and Cynthia Jayne, associate provost for intercultural and international studies, at the International Food and Art Festival held in downtown Jackson. - MiKalla Cotton

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