Northampton Community College’s Efforts at Sponsoring a Refugee Family, Inside Higher Education, 2/15/17

By: David J. Smith, February 15, 2017

My colleague Kiki Anastasakos at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, PA and her colleagues have been making plans to host a refugee family.  She incorporated the effort as a service learning project into one of your courses.   This is an example of what other community colleges across the U.S. could be doing!

Read about her efforts and that of other colleges below in this piece from today’s Inside Higher Education. Click below

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Published by David J. Smith

I am a career coach, consultant, and head of a not for profit - the Forage Center - that offers humanitarian education training. I also teach at George Mason University and Drexel University. A one time lawyer, I spent many years teaching in a community college where I was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar teaching in Estonia. I'm the author of Peace Jobs: A Student's Guide to Starting a Career Working for Peace (IAP 2016). I've been married to my best friend for over 31 years and we have two well adjusted adult children who teach me something new everyday. I live in Rockville, Maryland.

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