Category: Intercultural Initiatives for Campus and Community

Strengthening Cross-Cultural Connections between Staff and Guests

Thursday, Jun 1
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Table 50

Evaluation results from an intercultural communication workshop highlight the need to remember the Platinum Rule, 'treat others as they wish to be treated', which is key to strengthening connections.

Teresa Love

Community Engagement and Intercultural Education Program Manager
HI USA
Silver Spring, MD

Dr. Teresa Love is the Community Engagement and Intercultural Education Program Manager for Hostelling International USA. Dr. Love earned a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Washington State University, an M.S. in Hospitality and Tourism from University of Tennessee, Knoxville and a B.S. in Tourism and Recreation from the University of Oregon. She is skilled in hospitality, tourism and special event operations and education. Dr. Love works with study abroad students from various campuses, providing information on global travel and assisting with re-entry into their home communities post-travel. Dr. Love is a member of the Lessons From Abroad-San Diego planning committee.