Since the first Global Leadership and Service Project (GLSP) took a group of Florida International University’s (FIU) international business students to Thailand to engage in community service, the event has gained traction. This year, the project’s fifth, brought a greater sense of permanence to the effort, an important new relationship a custom-made wedding dress for […]
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Global Leadership and Service Project remains a transforming experience.
Reaching beyond the limits of language directly into the hearts of Thai children and having their hearts touched in return was the order of the day for participants in the Global Leadership and Service Project (GLSP)–Bangkok, now in its fourth year. One group of students in the Global Leadership and Service Project returned to Baan […]
Third Global Leadership and Service Project to Thailand leaves growing legacy.
The barren area on the Baan Rachavadee grounds, before the GSLP group created a garden A new garden at one of two sites at which members of the third Global Leadership and Service Project (GLSP) to Thailand worked stands as a fitting symbol for the flourishing GLSP concept. Now in its third year, the GLSP […]
Global Leadership and Service Projects put human face on globalization.
In just two short years, Global Leadership and Service Projects (GLSPs) have established themselves as a potent activity for shaping global business leaders who understand their obligations to the less fortunate in the world. Not only have the three projects drawn ninety students from the university as organizers and participants, but also, students from other […]
How many lives will you save?
Members of the twentieth BBA+ Weekend class have launched Business Students Saving Lives (BSSL), a civic engagement project in their Business in Society class, to raise funds to benefit Salva Mi Vida, a private organization in Honduras that helps poor children who have cancer. They have adopted the phrase “How many lives will you save?” […]
Second Global Leadership and Service Project-Bangkok 2006 renews memories, creates new ones.
Some aspects of the second Global Leadership and Service Project (GLSP)–Bangkok, which took place from March 16-26, 2006, were just the same as the inaugural trip: two of the sites at which students worked and the feelings the experience brought out. Some aspects were different: a more formalized plan to guide the work, the addition […]
Dreams come true thanks to hard-working students.
It’s difficult for most people to imagine the lives of those who sleep on cardboard and rags, whose children have no shoes, and whose local schools have hole-filled walls and roofs—if they have walls and roofs at all. It was exactly that level of need that a dedicated group of the college’s students sought to […]