Meetings and Receptions

CGDSD-sponsored programs at Convention provide opportunities for delegates to network and learn about issues and topics related to international education, global student affairs and services, and emerging best practices. The CGDSD is proud to co-sponsor ACPA's Welcome Reception for international delegates at Convention, now known as the "Global Reception".

CelebrACPA: Sunday, March 3, 2019 @ 4-5:30 PM (following the Opening Reception, Location TBA)

Are you interested in learning more about the Commission? Please visit our table at CelebrACPA (right after the Opening Speaker). Meet current Directorate members, find out about sponsored programs and events, and learn about leadership opportunities within the Commission. It's time to take your next step toward greater involvement with the Commission. Please join us.

RECEPTION: Global Reception: Sunday, March 3 @ 8:30-10 PM, Sheraton Boston Hotel - Constitution Ballrom B

Join the Commission for Global Dimensions of Student Development to connect with members of our association from around the globe. This reception is intended to bring together international members of ACPA; foreign-born professionals working in the U.S.; professionals working with study abroad, international students, or international education initiatives; and anyone interested in the global and international aspects of our profession. All are welcome! Light refreshments will be served.

MEETING: Open Meeting: Monday, March 4 @ 4:30-5:30 PM, Sheraton Boston Hotel - Fairfax B

Join us to engage in conversations on current issues in higher education with ACPA members from around the globe and learn more about the Commission for Global Dimensions of Student Development. The Commission for Global Dimensions of Student Development brings together ACPA members from all functional areas interested in cross-cultural learning, development of intercultural competencies, internationalization, and student services around the world. Our Commission also serves as a home for international members, including ACPA members living and working outside of the United States as well as foreign-born ACPA members living and working in the United States.

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