Districtwide International Education Committee

Purpose: The districtwide international education committee is charged with advancing student global learning outcomes through the enhancement of international education opportunities throughout the district including internationalization of the curriculum, study abroad, faculty development, international partnerships, and international, global, and multicultural events and activities on campus. International education advances learning and scholarship; builds understanding and respect among different peoples; and enhances constructive leadership in the global community.

Committee Members: San Diego City, Mesa and Miramar faculty liaison for study abroad and appropriate dean assigned annually.

Convened by: Instructional Services Division, Interim Dean, Instructional Services.

Ex officio members: SDCCD Vice Chancellor of Instructional Services; San Diego City, Mesa, and Miramar Colleges Vice Presidents of Instruction; Vice Chancellor of Student Services (as needed).

Meeting Schedule: February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December

Association Memberships: CCIE, IIE, and NAFSA

2017-2018 Committee Membership:
Lou Ascione, Dean, Miramar College
Trudy Gerald, Dean, City College
Judy Patacsil, Faculty, Miramar College
Rosalinda Sandoval, Faculty, City College
Dora Schoenbrun- Fernandez, Faculty, Mesa College, 2017-2018 Faculty Coordinator
Leslie Shimazaki, Dean, Mesa College


Study Abroad with San Diego City, Mesa, & Miramar Colleges

SDCCD faculty led programming takes students across borders and into new cities supporting their exploration and learning of new cultures. Study abroad programs are offered during intersession and summer.

Summer 2018 Study Abroad Brochure – produced annually by the IE Committee.

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