‘Internationalization & Education’ Symposium

BATON ROUGE – LSU hosted a forum titled “Internationalization & Education: Breaking Boundaries” on Wed., Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Holliday Forum of the Journalism Building. This symposium brought together scholars from across the globe to examine the policy and pedagogical implications at the intersection of internationalization and education during a day-long discussion. Specifically, this symposium explored ideas related to human rights, difference, ethics and pedagogy in an increasingly globalized and international world.LSU Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs Director Bob Mann University opened the symposium. The Reilly Center aims to solve problems in the world of media and politics and advance good government initiatives by bringing people together to engage in dialogue and research on the media and political world. College of Human Sciences & Education, or CHSE, Dean Damon P.S. Andrew gave an address, talking about the significant projects LSU and CHSE are doing to further internationalization in higher education. “The fundamental question is: are we preparing students to compete in an increasingly global economy?” Andrew said.  “LSU prides itself on being the premier institution of higher learning in the state, but with great reputation comes great responsibility. I am proud to say that my colleagues in CHSE are strengthening our reputation through international programs.”

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