Community College Initiative Program: Creating Learning Opportunities for International Students at U.S. Community Colleges

By: David J. Smith, January 13, 2016 I was honored recently to spend time with international students participating in the Community College Initiative Program.   The program is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Since 2006, the program working with 50 U.S. community colleges, has hosted nearlyContinue reading “Community College Initiative Program: Creating Learning Opportunities for International Students at U.S. Community Colleges”

Nelson Mandela Honored by Community Colleges Across the Nation

Nelson Mandela’s legacy is being honored this week and in the weeks to come  by American community colleges.   “His influence on the role of education in building peace and promoting nonviolence was profound,”  stated David J. Smith editor of Peacebuilding in Community Colleges: A Teaching Resource.  “His message was particularly important to populations aroundContinue reading “Nelson Mandela Honored by Community Colleges Across the Nation”