Alabama Fulbright Association Junior Fellows

Dr. Nickson and African man in tribal garb.fulbrightThe Alabama Fulbright Association Junior Fellows program is designed to include local, underserved high school students in the activities of the Alabama Fulbright Association to increase international education awareness and cultural exchange.  Junior Fellows will meet and engage with international Fulbright scholars during structured activities and outings sponsored by the Alabama Fulbright Association in partnership with Auburn University. These activities will include field trips and local events intended to broaden the international exposure and awareness of all participants.

Cultural Insight Program

Culture BumpThe Cultural Insight Program is the home of Culture Bump© training for global and cross-cultural communication (created and developed by Dr. Carol Archer), providing a process, change mechanism, continuous improvement and consultation to higher education institutions, school districts, corporations, military, health care, government agencies, non-profits locally, nationally and internationally. Culture Bump training is designed to meet the multi-level needs of members of any organization including CEO’s, managers, supervisors, administrators, academic faculty, staff, teachers, student leaders and employees. Culture Bump Training is focused on building specific skills, situation-based and provides a long-term empowerment for meeting organizational and personal change.

Through the Cultural Insight Program, Auburn University offers the following programs:

  • Train the Trainer
  • Train the Facilitator
  • Building America’s Villages
  • ESL/EFL Culture Bump Certification

All of the programs can be delivered in face to face training, utilizing the Toolkit for Culture and Communication or as hybrid online courses. Certification for specific cross cultural competencies are available through the Center for Educational Outreach and Engagement.

Toolkit for Culture & Communication

Multilingual Child Care Services

Two children playing with blocks at table.Auburn University’s Center for Educational Outreach and Engagement (CEOE) is partnering with Synchro International Education to provide a multilingual after-school program that offers a mix of academic and recreational multilingual study on campus.

This program will be serving K-12 students in the Auburn-Opelika area. The objective of the program is to prepare the students for successful careers in the global economy by developing their language skills and cultural awareness. A native English speaker with proficiency in Chinese and Spanish will be able to communicate with about 35% of the world’s population, giving them a unique advantage over others in navigating through the rapidly changing global economy.

Last Updated: November 7, 2018