Peace and War & Community Colleges

By: David J. Smith, February 1, 2016 This article appeared in the 2016 Winter edition of the CCID Newsletter.  By David J. Smith, JD, MS Educational Consultant and Peacebuilding Trainer; President, Forage Center for Peacebuilding and Humanitarian Education, Inc.   The effects of torture, the Islamic State, nonviolent responses to Ferguson, the international refugee crisis, how U.S. foreign assistanceContinue reading “Peace and War & Community Colleges”

Harper College Conference Brings Together Chicago Area Peace Educators

By: David J. Smith, March 9, 2015 Harper College’s 5th Annual International Education Summit  held March 6, 2015 was an opportunity to focus on the linkages between global education and teaching about peace.   It featured Chicago area experts who have engaged in international applications of peacebuilding. I had the honor of being the opening keynoter for the conference.Continue reading “Harper College Conference Brings Together Chicago Area Peace Educators”

Harper College Hosts 5th Annual International Education Summit

By David J. Smith, February 17, 2015 Since 2011, Harper College in Palatine, Illinois (suburban Chicago) has sponsored an international education summit for staff, faculty, and students. Past summits have focused on faculty development, comprehensive internationalization, and language study. This year’s summit will be held Friday, March 6, 2015.   The theme will be “Peacebuilding asContinue reading “Harper College Hosts 5th Annual International Education Summit”