For Faculty

Please click here to have access to the Faculty Global Activities Manual.

Please click here to have access to the list of Faculty Global Activites.

Presentations at Conferences Abroad

Similar to presenting at a domestic conference, but permission must be obtained prior to submitting the proposal.

Contact your Dept. Chair.

Faculty-led Programs

Any academic experience/program for students initiated, organized, and carried out by a UCO faculty member. Begin the process for these with your Department Chair. In all these instances, credit comes from UCO.

  • Consists of several types: study tour (Faculty-led short-term study abroad: FLESSA)
  • Faculty-led research
  • Field study
  • Faculty-led student performances/exhibits
  • Coursework taught by UCO faculty to UCO students at a partner institution, such as Hanyang University (HISS)
  • Long-term credit-earned international experience such as student teaching abroad, internships, or the Let’s Talk Korea program

Contact: Dr. Jan Wetsel, for assistance with the process

CaSTLE: “Creating a Study Tour Leadership Experience”

Beginning in the fall, 2014 semester, will consist of workshop sessions for faculty to learn about the processes involved in global activities with students. Open to all full-time faculty interested in learning how to conduct a study tour.

Contact: Dr. Randy Ice,

Faculty Exchange

Involves a faculty member coming to UCO or a faculty member going from UCO to another university for the purpose of sharing in scholarly, research, or creative activities. Contact your Dept. Chair to begin process.

Questions? Contact: Dr. Jan Wetsel,

Fulbright Scholar

Administered by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), the Fulbright Program is the U.S. government's flagship academic exchange effort. Activities include opportunities for faculty and students. Contact Dr. Siegfried Heit or Amy Carrell

Glocal Programs: “Global yet locally accessible”

Provide learning experiences to domestic and international students through events, student organizations, and several intercultural programs.


  • MERGE (Making Experiential Research Globally Engaging). Contact Jared Scism -;
  • The PASSPORT Program, which focuses on a particular country each fall. Contact Mr. James Daro for fall 2014 -

International Students in Our Classes

Accommodating for language barriers and teaching to students with limited English proficiency is another way CEPS faculty is involved globally. Some CEPS programs have high concentration of international students.