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SUNY COIL Global Commons

SUNY COIL Global Commons is a new virtual program that will focus on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

The 6 week, 6 credit program will be offered for all students throughout SUNY this summer, from July 6 - August 15. During the program, students will be virtually partnered with an international community-based or non-governmental organization. They will learn skills in storytelling, intercultural communications, and collaborative project development through by telling the story of one of these global CBOs or NGOs.

Participants will join other SUNY students from across the 64-campus SUNY system to take action on one of six selected United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (Poverty, Gender Equality, Climate Action, Sustainable Cities and Communities, Reducing Inequalities, or Good Health and Well-being).

Students interested in cultivating international perspectives on top UN goals and adding an intercultural, high-impact experience to their resume can enroll now by completing the enrollment form. Complete the form by June 15th! By submitting this application, you are committing to registering for the SUNY COIL Global Commons program.

SUNY COIL Global Commons cost sheet can be found here: SUNY COIL Global Commons (6 Credits) - SUM20.

SUNY COIL Global Commons Registration and Course Transfer Information for SUNY Geneseo Students

Visit the SUNY COIL Global Commons website if you want to learn more.

Questions? Email the SUNY Geneseo Study Abroad Office at:

Applicants for food assistance at Kuwaiti NGO

UN Photo/Albert González Farran

Photo: A nurse gives a health record to the mother of a child about to be examined at a clinic in Sudan run by an international NGO providing medical care and nutrition for malnourished children and pregnant and lactating women.