By: David J. Smith. 9/28/15

The deadline for the 3rd Annual National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar has been extended to Thursday, October 1, 2015 by COB.  Only a few seats remain in the program! Registration can be completed here.  Registration must be paid by 10/1.


 

The 3rd Annual National Community College Peacebuilding Seminar will be held October 23-26, 2015 at Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, Virginia.  Registration can be completed at http://www.nvcc.edu/ips/peacebuilding/  and closes October 1, 2015.

The seminar is a unique opportunity to join other community college professionals from a range of disciplines who are focusing on teaching about global and domestic conflict, war and peace, conflict resolution, international affairs, cultural and global issues, human rights, and peacebuilding.  It is the only of program of its kind for community colleges in Washington, DC.

This year’s program will include visits to the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and the U.S. Institute of Peace for briefings, as well as presentations on the Global Peace Index, the Confederate Flag controversy, peace education, and the showing of the film Beneath the Blindfold. Attendees will receive a copy of Peacebuilding in Community Colleges: A Teaching Resource (U.S. Institute of Peace Press, 2013). A final agenda will be available on 9/1/15.

The program is limited to 40.   Faculty, staff, and administrators from community colleges are encouraged to register.  In addition graduate students focusing on community college or peacebuilding work, and internationals working on peacebuilding education are encouraged in register.   A write up on last year’s program can be found here: http://blogs.nvcc.edu/intercom/2014/11/03/nova-institutes-seminar-on-global-conflict-and-peace/.

The registration fee is $300 and registration can be completed here: http://www.nvcc.edu/ips/peacebuilding/.

 

If you have questions, please contact David J. Smith, program director, at davidjsmith@fulbrightmail.org.