Transform global partnerships into catalysts for high-impact experiential learning.
In the exciting world of high-impact experiential learning, relationships are everything. UB faculty and staff have amazing partnerships with institutions and regions all over the world. By building on these partnerships we can engage faculty, students and community members in ways that will result in deep and lasting impacts.
In October 2018, The ELN hosted our first Global Partner Studio (GPS) Institute, inviting colleagues from Ghana, Jamaica, Tanzania and Zimbabwe for a week of sharing, networking and capacity building toward deepened collaboration and partnerships. The week was a resounding success, and everyone left excited about further leveraging the promise of global collaboration.
Explore the GPS Institute through the following links.
Since the Institute, a great deal has changed. We now find ourselves working remotely as we cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and its many challenges. And yet, through our enduring relationships, our engagement continues to grow in exciting and important ways.
Global engagement is more important than ever and through the benefits of technology and virtual engagement, we invite our students to connect with our partners, offering their talents and resources through engaging projects and activities.
Featured projects represent ongoing initiatives and requests by our global NGO partners. But please note that these are only a beginning. Once students get close and learn about the organizations and the communities and regions they touch, new possibilities will emerge and develop, allowing us to fulfill the promise of the Global Partner Studio.
Students will collaborate with partner liaisons on customized projects that support strategic needs and priorities. Projects may include digital storytelling, research, marketing, or other types of activities that help build capacity for organizational impacts while also aligning with students' goals and interests. Student projects will be shared with the GPS community toward fostering further synergies and community growth.
Projects include global community-based organizations and NGO's. See individual project profiles for featured partners.