As part of the CQ University Webinar Series, the CQ Center hosted our first 2019 webinar on February 11 at 2 PM EST. MyCQ for Study Abroad is a new and innovative eLearning course that helps prepare students to study abroad and improve their cultural intelligence.  Joining us was Dr. Charles Calahan, Director of Global Diversity Faculty and Student Development at Purdue University.  Dr. Calahan will share how Purdue University is using the program with their students.

Your Presenters for This Event

Sandra Upton, DSL leads our work with schools and universities through her role as Vice President of Educational Initiatives. In addition, she’s a regular speaker, trainer, and consultant on cultural intelligence with companies and non-profit organisations. As a former business school dean and organisational consultant, Sandra understands how to effectively integrate CQ with organisations’ D&I initiatives and global leadership programs. She has also facilitated study abroad experiences in places such as China, Europe, Israel, and South Africa. Sandra finds her greatest pleasure in spending time with her husband and two children. She also enjoys travel, reading, watching a good film and long walks.

Charles A. Calahan, Ph.D. directs Global Diversity Faculty and Student Development in the Center for Instructional Excellence at Purdue University.  As an award winning teacher, he taught over 12,000 students in 13 different courses on human development and family studies over the course of 12 years in the College of Health and Human Sciences. He is a Purdue University Diversity Fellow, Service-Learning Fellow and a Member of the Purdue Teaching Academy.