Burundian Asylum Seeker to Be Community College Graduation Speaker

As you all know, my first love has always been community colleges.  I recently had a conversation with Ninette Irabaruta who  fled violence in Burundi to come to the U.S. first to Maine, and is now living in Boston, where she is a student at Brandeis University.  She is pursuing a master’s degree in sustainableContinue reading “Burundian Asylum Seeker to Be Community College Graduation Speaker”

#1: Peace Week Practice – Learn About Unreported Conflicts and Efforts to Build Peace

By: David J. Smith, September 18, 2017 This week is Peace Week, culminating with the International Day of Peace on Thursday, September 21.   The UN General Assembly is in session this week, having officially opened last week with an emphasis on the world’s people.  Conflict and war is an ever present reality today.  Continue reading “#1: Peace Week Practice – Learn About Unreported Conflicts and Efforts to Build Peace”