Global Citizenship programs inspire a spirit of community through the celebration of culture and the promotion of positive, meaningful relationships across group lines. Through the sharing of ideas we are inspired to examine our own concepts, develop our thinking and create new perspectives. In a community, we strive to create an environment where we can disagree without being destructive. Global Citizenship programs and experiences include:
The Global Citizenship program serves as a catalyst for creating an informed community through use of its resource library, programming, and the encouragement of collaboration amongst student organizations, academic departments, administrative offices, and community groups.
Community is "common unity." It is the grounding - the root from which we branch out and develop. When the community is healthy, the individual feeds the collective and the collective nurtures the individual. At some point, each person must make a decision to be connected. The Global Citizenship program aims to encourage students to choose to connect to each other, themselves, their culture and the broader campus.
Manhattanville College is a community from across the globe and down the street. Students come from various socioeconomic classes, ethnicities, religions, sexual & gender identities, and physical abilities. We bring a myriad of experiences, perspectives, values and goals.