AGREC "Global at Home" Showcase

Friday, April 14, 11:00am–1:45pm

Through effective multi-institutional collaboration, the Atlanta Global Research and Education Collaborative (AGREC) bolsters global engagement in the region by supporting “Global at Home” projects that empower faculty, students, and community partners to use research, education, and action to address global issues. Since its 2020 launch, AGREC has supported 26 collaborative, interdisciplinary research and education projects with seed-funding totaling $260,000.

The AGREC “Global at Home” Showcase is an opportunity for the audience to learn about the Collaborative and talk to institutional representatives and four project teams. The panelists will share principles and practices of engagement that have helped them develop equitable and sustainable partnerships that generate positive results, and give advice on garnering support for collaborative research activities and social enterprises.

The showcase will be followed by a networking lunch which will spark conversations about collaboration and connect people and organizations who want to work together toward common goals.

Featured Projects

Blurb / Gallery Set

Global Learning for a Lifetime: Supporting Black Students at Home and Abroad

Heather Scott

Dr Heather I. Scott

Assistant Dean for SUMMIT Inclusive Leadership Curriculum and Co-Curriculum Programs, Agnes Scott College

Dr Seneca Vaught

Dr Seneca D. Vaught

Associate Professor, Department of History/Interdisciplinary Studies; Coordinator of African & African Diaspora Studies, Kennesaw State University

Enhancing Global and STEM Knowledge Through Virtual Exchanges


Dr Jayoung ChoiDr Jayoung Choi

Professor of TESOL/Literacy, Department of Inclusive Education, Kennesaw State University

Dr Hakyoon Lee
Dr Hakyoon Lee

Assistant Professor, Korean; Coordinator of Korean Program; Director, Center for Urban Language Teaching and Research (CULTR); Department of World Languages & Cultures, GSU

Building the Greater Atlanta Community Science Collaboratory for the UN SDGs

Dr Allen Roberts
Dr Allen D. Roberts

Associate Professor, Geospatial Sciences and Geography; Program Director, B.S. Degree in Geospatial Sciences, Kennesaw State University

Photo of Carla Lewis
Carla Lewis

Executive Director, Environmental Community Action, Inc.
Community Activist
B.A. Degree in Political Science, Clark Atlanta University

Writers without Borders: A Human Rights Writing Project for Atlanta’s Migrant Youth

Dr Levin Arnsperger

Dr Levin Arnsperger

Associate Director of the Emory Writing Center and the English Language Learning Program, Office for Undergraduate Education, Emory College of Arts and Sciences

Dr Fernando Esquivel-Suarez

Dr Fernando Esquivel-Suárez

Assistant Professor of Ethnic Studies, National Humanities Center Fellow 2020-21, Department of English, Spelman College

Dr Mina Ivanova

Faculty Director & Assistant Professor, Writing and Digital Communication Acting Director, Center for Writing and Speaking, Agnes Scott College

Opening Remarks

Dr Bernard Kippelen, Vice Provost for International Initiatives, Georgia Institute of Technology

AGREC Partner Representatives

Dr. Gundolf Graml, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Agnes Scott College

Dr. Anthony Lemieux, Co-Director, Atlanta Global Studies Center, Georgia State University

Tara McDuffie, Executive Director, Global Education, Kennesaw State University

Dr. Juan Carlos Rodriguez, Co-Director, Atlanta Global Studies Center, Georgia Institute of Technology

Dr. ’Dimeji Togunde, Vice Provost for Global Education, Spelman College

Dr. Philip Wainwright, Vice Provost for Global Strategy and Initiatives, Emory University