2020 Embracing Global Engagement

Hear from undergraduate and graduate BGSU students about their global/international/cultural experiences!

BGSU undergraduate and graduate students will share their experiences beginning Wednesday, October 21, 2020 during the seventh annual "Embracing Global Engagement Conference: Internships, Service- and Experiential Learning in BGSU Education-Abroad, International, and Cultural-Immersion Programs."

This is a fantastic opportunity to share your experiences with the BGSU community.  


2020 Guest Keynote Speaker

Dr. Man Zhang

Experience China With Me: Culture, History, and Business

Professor, Schmidthorst College of Business


Wednesday, October 21, 2020

All presentations will be displayed virtually this year.

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Download the event flyer and call for submissions here:

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The Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (CURS) invites presentation proposals from undergraduate and graduate students of all disciplines, who have participated in 2019-2020 in:

  • internships or research/scholarly/creative activities while studying abroad,
  • international public policy or service learning projects,
  • research/scholarly/creative projects as international students at BGSU,
  • cultural experiences (e.g., Navajo reservation trip),
  • research/scholarly/creative projects with global/international perspectives.

Everyone is welcome to attend and we particularly recommend this event to undergraduate and graduate students contemplating to go abroad as part of a BGSU program!

Registration of presentation proposals will begin on September 28.
Proposal submission deadline by 5 p.m. on Monday, January 11, 2020.

Make sure to complete the following Steps:

1. Register your presentation for the conference by clicking the submission button below. 

You will need to provide information about yourself, the faculty mentor associated with your project as well as your presentation title and a brief abstract for your presentation.

Presentation Proposal Submission

After finishing the registration form, make sure to save the link provided. You'll need it to finish Step Three.


2. Create your presentation!

The presentation types for this conferences will be as follows:

  •     Poster Presentations: Standard poster size (4 feet wide by 3 feet tall) or smaller.
  •     Oral Presentations: 12-minute Powerpoint presentation with 3 minutes questions.
  •     Video Presentation: 5-10 minutes video segment consisting of still pictures and/or video materials. 

More information will be provided after registration how presentations will be formatted for the virtual conference environment.

3. Presentation Submission

Submit your materials using the link provided at the end of the Registration Form.

Make sure to see these helpful tips on how to prepare presentations.

Previous Years

Explore past Global Experience events or find inspiration for your own presentation.

Event Photos


Updated: 07/26/2023 08:38AM