QEP Initiative: Global Laureates Academy


The Global Laureates Academy is a global honors program for members of the Wake Forest community who aim to develop their global competencies and further their understanding of the world. The 4 semester-long program consists of WFU students, faculty, and staff who participate in globally-focused seminars, workshops, and collaborative capstone projects to further promote a global campus community.



Kim Snipes
Program Coordinator for Global Campus Programs
Center for Global Programs & Studies
Wake Forest University

Learning Outcomes

Intercultural Inquiry

Students will be able to interpret global events, values, and practices from multiple cultural perspectives.


Students will be able to explain how their own perspective and experiences influence their understanding of other cultures.

Community Interaction

Students will be able to collaborate across diverse cultures and settings to address complex global challenges.

Intercultural Communication

Students will be able to negotiate intercultural interactions using appropriate communication skills.

Global Responsibility

Students will be able to formulate solutions to global challenges through informed decision-making and reflection.

Global Laureates Academy Assessment

Student Participants

Faculty and Staff Participants

Global Laureates Academy