The idea of global citizenship may be a hard concept to comprehend with so many people living in the world. Pepperdine faculty, staff and students share their thoughts on what it means to be a global citizen.
Pepperdine International Programs office announced July 9 the Heidelberg, London, Lausanne and Washington, D.C., programs will all run on time for fall 2021 with in-person classes. IP staff and students adjust to this fall’s pandemic challenges by preparing for their host locations’ COVID-19 guidelines.
Students in Pepperdine’s Washington, D.C., program returned to in-person school and internships while curating strong friendships. Faculty and students alike prepare for the next semester with the knowledge they have obtained over the summer.
Washington, D.C., Program Director Brian Swarts has always held a love for students and civic engagement. Throughout the program suspension, Swarts has discovered new ways to connect with students and prepare them to critically engage the world around them.
Pepperdine is working to equip current students and alumni with opportunities to develop meaningful human interaction and excel socially and professionally after their years at college come to a close.
Photos by Jennevieve Fong On Saturday morning, Pepperdine students woke up to almost two feet of snow from Winter Storm Jonas outside of Pepperdine’s Washington, D.C. campus. The city of Washington, D.C. declared a state of emergency for the weekend in addition to a weekend blizzard warning, according to the National Weather Service. Since most […]
After ending a phone call with Pepperdine’s International Program Dean Charles Hall, Brian Swarts was left with a difficult decision to make. Swarts was conflicted with choosing between his previous employer, family ties to Japan and his alma mater. He had to decide to either work as the Program Director for The Salvation Army in […]