Reflections on 2013

As the year comes to a close, the number of community colleges promoting peacebuilding continues to grow.    American and Canadian community colleges with identifiable programs or initiatives stand at 30 with efforts initiated in the past year at Green River Community College (WA) and Austin Community College (TX).  In addition, existing initiatives are planning moreContinue reading “Reflections on 2013”

George A. Lopez, U. of Notre Dame Professor, Appointed VP of USIP Academy

The U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP) announced on August 16  that Dr. George A. Lopez, of the University of Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute has been appointed Vice President of the Academy for International Conflict Management and Peacebuilding.  He succeeds Pamela Aall, who founded the Academy and is now a senior adviser at USIP. Lopez hasContinue reading “George A. Lopez, U. of Notre Dame Professor, Appointed VP of USIP Academy”

Conflict Resolution and Peace Educators Meet in Cleveland, Ohio

The 6th International Summit on Conflict Resolution Education met at Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) in Cleveland, Ohio June 12-15, 2013.  With over 300 educators, practitioners and students in attendance, it continues to be the largest gathering of conflict resolution, peace studies, peace education and peacebuilding educators in the U.S.   The conference was hosted by theContinue reading “Conflict Resolution and Peace Educators Meet in Cleveland, Ohio”