The Global Learning Center of Wichita, Kansas, is a 501c3 Non-profit community organization, EIN 48-1058052, incorporated on April 20, 1988.

Board Members 2013

Executive Steering Committee*
President*: Glyn Rimmington
Vice President*: Gretchen Eick
Secretary*: Shan Jabara
Treasurer*: Yukiko Hendrich
Publicity Officer: Walt Chappell
Membership: -vacant-
Ning: Everyone

Members
Sirana AbiMikhael
Sue Abdinour
Ikram Ahmed
Dorothy Billings
Doris Chang
Walt Chappell
Pat Cioti
Gretchen Eick
Yukiko Hendrich
Shan Jabara
Sarah Johnston*
Shayla Johnston
Jens Kreinath
Gergana Markova
Holger Meyer|
Zhana Pataki
Jim Philips
Glyn Rimmington

Distinguished Honorary Members:
Oletha Faust-Goudeau Senator
Bill & Sarah* Johnston
David & Linda Johnston
Matthew & Elliott Johnston
Jeff, Jennifer & Sharee Johnston
Rick McNary

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United Nations Banquets


Each year the GLC celebrates the UN Anniversary on or near to October 24th. We are honored to have representatives from the UN come to Wichita to share with us some of the many activities of the United Nations.

2014 - Alex Taukatch UN-DPI

2013 - Dr. Abraham Joseph

UNEP

2012 Antonie deJong

UNIFEM

 

2011 Dena Gudaitis

World Hunger Program


2010 - Liv Tigerstedt
Anti-Terrorism


2009 - Ari Gaitanis
Peace Keeping


2008 - Donald Lee
Millennium Development Goals


2007 - Kathleen Abdalla
Sustainable Development


2006 - Brian Vitunic
Central Asia Desk


2005 - Nancee Oku Bright
Humanitarian Affairs


2004 - Ramu Damudaran
Speaker's Bureau

Birthdays

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Our Mission

NOTE: This site will be closing down on November 30th and will be replaced by the new web site  http://globallearningcenterwichita.org/

The mission of the Global Learning Center is to provide opportunities for learning about peoples and cultures of the world in order to promote a peaceful future.

Brochure  About GLC Slideshow

Global Learning Center - Wichita, P.O. Box 781715 Wichita KS 67278

History Project

UPCOMING EVENTS 2014

2014

November 16th

Africa's Inter-ethnic & Inter-religious Conflicts & Ebola - Panel Discussion

Dr Dan Muhwezi an Overview; Dr Akiiki Kabagarama on Uganda Microcosm; San-drine Lisk (Immigration Lawyer from Sierra Leone) on Ebola;

Piccadilly Market & Grill*, 6PM

Dinner: $12 members, $14 non-members, $10 students; Listen for free

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December 14th

Genetically Modified Organisms - Global Perspectives - Speaker TBA

Piccadilly Market & Grill*, 6PM

Dinner: $12 members, $14 non-members, $10 students; Listen for free

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2015

January 18th

Annual General Meeting

Comparison of Health Systems - Speaker TBA

Piccadilly Market & Grill*, 6PM

Dinner: $12 members, $14 non-members, $10 students; Listen for free

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February 22nd

Leftward Trends in Latin American Governments - Speaker TBA

Piccadilly Market & Grill*, 6PM

Dinner: $12 members, $14 non-members, $10 students; Listen for free

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March 22nd

Breakup of Nation States - Speaker TBA

Piccadilly Market & Grill*, 6PM

Dinner: $12 members, $14 non-members, $10 students; Listen for free

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April 19th - Earth Month

Water & Energy Sustainability - Speaker TBA

Piccadilly Market & Grill*, 6PM

Dinner: $12 members, $14 non-members, $10 students; Listen for free

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May 17th

Poverty, Refugees & Militarized "humanitarian" Aid Programs - Speaker TBA

Piccadilly Market & Grill*, 6PM

Dinner: $12 members, $14 non-members, $10 students; Listen for free

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7728 E Central Ave, Wichita, KS 67206

MEMBERSHIP TICKETS DONATIONS

Use our GroupSpaces to RSVP and pay for events, membership or donations using credit/debit cards or PayPal. Proceeds are deposited directly into the Global Learning Center bank account and you receive a receipt by email.

SPONSORS

We are grateful to our Donors and Sponsors for their ongoing Support:

Wichita State University

Watermarks Café

MUSE Café

Karg Art

Blog Posts

September 2011 letter to members and friends of Global Learning Center

Posted by Mara Alagic on September 9, 2011 at 8:30am 0 Comments

NOTE: The following letter is also attached in case you want to pass it on to your friends…

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New Postal Address

Posted by Glyn Rimmington on August 18, 2011 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

Our new address for postal correspondence is:
Global Learning Center of Wichita
P.O. Box 781715
Wichita KS 67278

We need to add this to our fliers and notify agencies that send us postal mail.

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Click Amazon tab above for Amazon Storefront. It features books, dvds and other items relevant to each monthly topic.

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Annual Awards

Each year the Howard and Jeanne Johnston Global Community Citizenship Award is presented to individuals, who have made an outstanding contribution to global learning over a sustained period. The awards are presented at the UN Banquets.

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2014 Dr Deema DeSilva, Sister Ann Catherine Burger & Mary Harren

2013 - Mohan & Lakshmi Kambampati

2012 - Michael Poage

2011 - Rick McNary

2010 - Carolyn Shaw

2009 - Vimal Goyle

2008 - Treva and Balbir Mathur

2007 - Glyn Rimmington

2006 - Dorothy Billings

2005 -  Susan and Manfred Menking

2004 - Billy McCray

2003 - Randy Bush

2002 - Ken Stewart

2001 - Al Vargo

2000 - Howard Johnston

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