Building a World-Class College: Maximizing the Potential of the Global Community at the Community College

Ricardo Castro-Salazar
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Community colleges today prepare a growing number of US and international students for businesses, industries, and fields that are becoming increasingly globalized. Thus, internationalization represents not only an opportunity, but a necessity. This presentation highlights current demographic, economic and educational trends and proposes a holistic international paradigm for the future: A community college that develops global citizens for the world arena, while continuing to respond to workforce and educational needs of the local community.