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Global Education Committee 2013-2014

The purpose of the Global Education Committee is to increase awareness of global issues by supporting programs which build knowledge and skills for understanding world events, cultures and social institutions.

Autumn McGimsey, Committee Chair, email


Autumn received a bachelor’s in Political Science with a minor in French from Lenoir Rhyne University. While an undergraduate student, she studied at the Institute for American Universities in Aix-en-Provence, France.

She also has a Master of Arts in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations and Comparative Politics from Appalachian State University. At the same time, she interned at the Dove Workshop, a community and education center, located in the Dulais Valley of Wales in the United Kingdom.

She previously worked in the Small Business Center at CFCC before transitioning into teaching in the department of Social and Behavioral Sciences where she has taught Political Science since 2007. She is also currently working on her Master of Arts in Instructional Technology with a concentration in New Media and Global Education.

Dean Heath, Committee Secretary and Webmaster, email

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Dean works in the admissions office located in the new Union Station building on the Wilmington Campus.
He has visited with the Caribbean and different parts of Mexico and Central America.
Global locations he would like to visit are: South Korea, UK, Germany, Australia, and Japan.
His favorite global cuisine is Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Italian, Mexican.
His favorite non-american custom- is greeting via bowing (Asian Culture). “With the amount of people that shake hands every day, we’re sharing so many germs. Bowing eliminates this, and can convey varying levels of appreciation/respect.”

Cindy Fischer, ESL Coordinator, email

Karen Fox, Director, Public Affairs, State Port Authority

Stacey Tatum email

Doug Tarble email

Dave Conklin email

Shawna Daniels email

Greg Files email

Greg has been at CFCC for 2 years, teaching in the Business Technologies department. He has an undergraduate degree from UNCW in Business Administration and a graduate degree from Appalachian State University in International Business

Natasha Gouge email

Rachel Satzman email 

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Rachel Satzman has been teaching Anthropology for over 15 years. She received her undergraduate degree from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado and her graduate degree from New School for Social Research and NYU. Her study of Anthropology has taken her all over the world, including but not limited to Japan, The Netherlands, Italy, Peru, Argentina, and Kenya. She has been teaching here at CFCC for the past 7 years. Her passions include Humanitarian law, Globalization and Indigenous people.

Lewis Stroud email

Gerald Waller email

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