Summer Institute for Undergraduate Curriculum & Course Design

Allegheny College

Meadville, PA


Summer Institute for Undergraduate Curriculum and Course Design


Teach Global Health

The 2020 Summer Institute for Curriculum, Course Design, and Assessment is a three-day workshop for faculty at undergraduate-serving institutions to share experiences and best practices, evaluate curricular programs and assessment tools, and participate in charrettes designed to refine course and curricular materials that strengthen students' learning.


Participants may come from any disciplinary background, and from any stage of their academic career. Faculty, staff, and administrators who are interested in the role of global public health as a rich learning tool to prepare undergraduate students for complex, highly inter-connected and globalized world as both professionals and educated citizens are encouraged to attend.

"Hands down the best professional development experience I have had in my near 40 years of

ongoing training."

                                               Participant from 2015

Develop or modify a global health course, assignment, or experiential program

Design or strengthen curricular programs and develop effective assessment strategies

Engage faculty from a variety of disciplines & Institutions, explore collaborations, and develop a network of colleagues

Prepare your students to be globally educated citizens for a complex world.

Learn about Global Health at Allegheny College

Global Health Studies is an interdivisional program that promotes a multidimensional understanding of local and global health issues, particularly in low-resource regions. It emphasizes the links between health and patterns of economic and social development, and it brings together courses on the environment, ethics, politics, economics, society, and culture.

Director and Facilitators

Caryl Waggett

Allegheny College

Susan Albertine

Association of American Colleges & Universitites


Dawn Whitehead

Association of American Colleges & Universitites


Jessica Evert

Child Family Health International


Barbara Astle

Trinity Western University, Canada


Advisory Board

Christina Gunther

Sacred Heart University


Moriah McSharry McGrath

Portland State University


Chinekwu Obidoa

Mercer University


Carlos Faerron

Centro Inter-Americano para

Salud Global (CISG)

Christine North

Ohio Northern University

Kathryn Jacobsen

George Mason University

Pam Berenbaum

Middlebury College

Vesta Silva

Allegheny College

Jesse Margraf

Allegheny College

Collaborating Agencies


Summer Institute for Undergraduate Curriculum & Course Design

Caryl Waggett |

Allegheny College

520 North Main Street, Meadville, PA 16335

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