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Spring 2017 Newsletter

The Center for Global Studies at Bennett College is pleased to release its most recent newsletter! Click the photo above to view the entire Spring 2017 Newsletter . This edition of our newsletter features: Passport Scholarship Information International Education Week Recap Welcoming New Center for Global Studies Staff Dr. Mary Stephens travels to Athens, Greece for Curriculum Development Intensive… Continue reading Spring 2017 Newsletter

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New Intensive English Language Program Coordinator

  The Center for Global Studies has worked diligently to begin production of an Intensive English Language Program (IELP) on campus. The goal of this program is to provide English as a Second Language training to foreign students.  We are proud to announce that the Intensive English Language Center is now open! Our new addition… Continue reading New Intensive English Language Program Coordinator

Rwanda

Breaking Boundaries

In August 2016 Shemiah Curry ’16 began an 11-month journey in Rwanda to serve as a volunteer for the ELCA’s Young Adults in Global Mission program. Shemiah is currently still making a difference by teaching English and working with women in the Rwandan communities. I visited Shemiah in Rwanda for Christmas! I can’t express enough how… Continue reading Breaking Boundaries

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Passport Scholarships Still Available

The Center for Global Studies has made passport scholarship funding available to our students for a number of years, thanks to the generous donations of Bennett alumnae. In the fall semester, we were able to expand our passport program by partnering with the non-profit organization CIEE to bring the Passport Caravan to our campus on… Continue reading Passport Scholarships Still Available

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Partnership With UNC-CH Provides Funding for Curriculum Development

  The Center for for Global Studies at Bennett has formed multiple partnerships with the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, including with the Center for Global Initiatives (CGI) and the Center for European Studies (CES). The partnerships provide a number of opportunities including access to training and expertise at these centers, as well as funding for… Continue reading Partnership With UNC-CH Provides Funding for Curriculum Development

Rwanda

The New Adventures of Rwanda

Using a squatter toilet is the easiest …… Using a squatter toilet is the easiest thing I’ve tackled since living in Rwanda. Although it requires moving outside of your comfort zone, it’s fairly easy. Using one requires walking outside; opening a wooden door, and squatting over a hole that goes into the ground …you get… Continue reading The New Adventures of Rwanda