International Students in CCI Program Share Their Experiences in the U.S.

By: David J. Smith, June 1, 2017

I’ve posted before about the Community College Initiative program, a State Department effort that bring students to U.S. community colleges for  one year.  I’ve enjoyed working closely with the Northern Virginia Community College program.   I presented on peacebuilding to this group in January.

The students at NOVA have now gone back to their home countries.  At a recent ceremony honoring them, two students – Emma Obeng-Asante from Ghana, and Moises Gomez from Colombia – produced videos about their experiences in the U.S.   They are well done, and give you a good sense of what an international education experience in the U.S. can do for international students.  We need to continue to support international educational exchange – even in the face of many who question its value.

Click below (on each image) for each video

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