20th Annual Midwest Institute Conference Presentations Show Intersection of Peacebuliding and International Education

  On April 5-6, 2013 the Midwest Institute for International/Intercultural Education (MIIIE) held its 20th annual conference at Lorain County Community College in Elyria, OH. The conference brought together about 150 community college educators from 41 colleges for sessions that focused on a range of curricular and programmatic efforts. Many of the presenters had previouslyContinue reading “20th Annual Midwest Institute Conference Presentations Show Intersection of Peacebuliding and International Education”

Peacebuilding Themes Evident at ECCSSA Conference

At the annual meeting of the East Coast Colleges Social Science Association (formerly the Eastern Community Colleges Social Science Association) or ECCSSA, peacebuilding themes predominated the 2-day conference in Herndon, Virginia. The overall theme of the gathering was “The Way of Return: Ushering in the Renaissance of the 21st Century: Models for Teaching, Leadership, andContinue reading “Peacebuilding Themes Evident at ECCSSA Conference”

USAID Promotes Community College Degree Efforts in Afghanistan

Post-conflict peacebuilding efforts frequently include an educational component. Often, these efforts are designed to train individuals for careers in paraprofessional areas and the trades. The connection between building markets and sustainable peace is clear. And an essential component is a population that can work in areas that are needed to support markets and provide basicContinue reading “USAID Promotes Community College Degree Efforts in Afghanistan”